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Pros, cons of paying taxes with a credit card
A multitude of IRS tax payment options exist, including using plastic. Before you boost your balance (and perhaps rewards) to pay your taxes, know exactly what to expect. More...
5 who funded their dreams on credit
Do you have a big dream, but a small bank account? See how these five people went into debt to fund their fantasies, and what they learned. More...
6 questions to ask about your company credit card
Charging plane tickets and hotel rooms on a company card has big-shot appeal, but it's a perk with responsibilities -- and perhaps personal risk. More...
Emancipated minors can't count on credit
Emancipation is a rare legal course followed by youthful celebrities and a few regular youths. You gain independence, but not credit until you're 18. More...
Expert advice

Out of cash, out of work and in debt
'To Her Credit' expert Sally Herigstad
An unemployed couple moves to Georgia to be near family, but can't find work and needs to break their cycle of debt. More...
Debt vs. savings: Which gets paid first?
'Opening Credits' expert Erica Sandberg
When facing big debt, saving for emergencies seems illogical. But without a cushion, you're more likely to face financial peril. More...
Is there an easy way to track points and miles?
'Cashing In' expert Cathleen McCarthy
Third-party apps, sites, help manage multiple rewards programs more easily, but most have some major limitations.
Blogs and infographics

Foodborne illnesses tracked via warehouse receipts
One day, your Costco, Sam's Club, Kroger or Publix card could give health officials the head start needed to contain a fast-moving epidemic. More...
Infographic: How men, women divide money chores
Women appear to take the lead on daily money management while men handle long-term financial planning. More...
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(as of 3-21-2013)
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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