Analysis finds that 80% of Americans can't read well enough to understand the average credit card agreement.
A new study says credit card fees and rewards are subsidized by consumers who pay with cash, including low-income folks. Is that fair?
If you have a debit card, the cost for using it is likely to drop -- for your local merchant.
Regulators cap late fees at $25, ban 'inactivity fees' and other piling-on tactics.
Proposed legislation would limit how much credit card companies can charge merchants who accept their cards. Is this a good thing?
Some rewards credit cards are no longer offered and others have stingier terms.
Those blank checks in the mail from your card company can be very costly.
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