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Aug 18, 2010 5:13PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The new rules improve the chances that you'll get more value from the card before it expires or inactivity fees eat up the balance.

Aug 4, 2010 12:26PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Consumer groups are worried that banks are finding clever ways around new regulations designed to protect credit card customers.

Jul 27, 2010 8:11PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Analysis finds that 80% of Americans can't read well enough to understand the average credit card agreement.

Jul 19, 2010 1:22PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

When I signed up for a credit card, I made some rules for myself.

Jul 13, 2010 8:54AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The first step in any credit card reduction strategy is to reduce your outstanding debt.

Jun 24, 2010 3:53PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

At 25% interest, a store card doesn't compute if you don't pay it off every month. A check card might be a better choice.

Jun 15, 2010 5:14PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Regulators cap late fees at $25, ban 'inactivity fees' and other piling-on tactics.

Apr 30, 2010 12:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Those blank checks in the mail from your card company can be very costly.

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