However, a new study shows that information about redeeming rewards and balance-transfer fees could be clearer.
Consumers realize that the penalties for missing a card payment are much more immediate than those for being late on the house note.
With all the great rewards being offered right now, there's no reason to settle for offers like these. Here's how to compare.
The remarkable monthly increase seems to reverse a 3-year trend, as card companies loosen standards and troll for new customers.
The first general-purpose credit cards were made of paper and had a credit limit of $300. My, how things have changed.
The Credit CARD Act is unfairly blamed for higher interest rates, while the cause is something quite larger.
Carb Hub offers a list of what it calls 'the worst credit cards on the market.'
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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