This checklist can help you avoid unwelcome, expensive surprises when you travel this summer.
And would you want to? We examine the good, the bad, and the challenging of life without plastic.
Got your diploma? Now give yourself some credit -- with these best credit card picks for new grads.
The 'terms and conditions' pages can seem overwhelming. Here are 7 things you'll want to know about a credit card before you apply.
Not every card issuer will ding you for using your card overseas or taking advantage of a 0% balance transfer offer. And that is why learning to play your cards right is so valuable.
Expect less direct-mail advertising and a lot more social media and targeted ads, plus a big push for nontraditional bank customers.
Because swiping a card is less painful -- and less limiting -- than taking money out of your wallet, it's easy to get into debt. Climbing out is harder, but it can be done.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.