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What to expect if sued for card debt
If you have been served a summons to appear in court over unpaid card debt, the legal journey will unfold in six stages. Know what they are. More...
Prevent debt from haunting your heirs
If you've got debt and die tomorrow, don't assume it will disappear. Chances are, it will eat into the assets you're planning to leave for your heirs. More...
8 smart money moves for college seniors
Many soon-to-be grads are woefully unprepared for the financial challenges ahead. Take these steps before tossing that cap into the air. More...
6 questions to ask about company credit cards
Charging plane tickets and hotel rooms on a company card has big-shot appeal, but it's a perk with responsibilities -- and maybe personal risk. More...
Expert advice

Do medical bills show up on credit reports?
'To Her Credit' expert Sally Herigstad
She wants to buy a house, but wonders if her medical bills are keeping potential lenders from offering to help her with a mortgage. More...
How to ask for a lower APR, high limit
'Opening Credits' expert Erica Sandberg
Following a brief lapse, a reader restored her good credit and wants a higher card limit and lower APR. Will her wishes be granted? More...
Tips for moms who want part-time work
'New Frugal You' expert Gary Foreman
A mother's schedule makes it hard to find part-time work, but she needs to start thinking like a needs-filler instead of a job-seeker.
Best business cards in the $100 fee tier
'Cashing In' expert Cathleen McCarthy
Want business rewards, but not huge annual fees? Try these mid-tier choices, whose sign-up bonuses and rewards mute the costs.

Ed Sheeran gets credit help from... Elton John?
British musician Ed Sheeran's rock star credentials are under intense scrutiny after he admitted he's not allowed to use his credit card. More...
DNA dye: A new way to mark bank robbers
A company has figured out a way to both trace stolen currency to its rightful owner and link the loot to the bank robber in court. More...
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(as of 3-14-2013)
National Average 14.95%
Business 13.13%
Low Interest 10.29%
Balance Transfer 12.59%
Cash Back 14.13%
Reward 14.75%
Bad Credit 23.64%
Airline 14.63%
Student 13.16%
Instant Approval 15.49%

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