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Sep 21, 2010 5:19PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Prepaid cards are a secure way to access your vacation funds, but watch out for fees and restrictions.

Sep 17, 2010 4:12PM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

The bad news: He got laid off. The good news: It happened AFTER he'd cleared his consumer debt.

Sep 15, 2010 6:55PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

If you don't use your credit card number while shopping online, no one can steal it. That's the idea behind virtual credit cards.

Sep 10, 2010 12:40PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Among the clues: Are you afraid to open your credit card bill or look at your receipts? How often do you overdraw your account?

Sep 1, 2010 3:31PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Credit card companies are pushing 'professional' cards, which don't have the new consumer protections of personal cards.

Aug 31, 2010 7:23AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Balance transfers can be an effective way to pay down debt. But they shouldn't be used as a way to delay payment.

Aug 30, 2010 8:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

How did they rip off 1.35 million credit cardholders? Tiny amounts billed to poorly labeled merchants.

Aug 30, 2010 9:30AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Credit cards can be the chainsaw of personal finance unless you use them correctly. Here are some essential behaviors to master.

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