Shouldn't nonworking spouses -- who often manage the family finances -- have access to their own credit?
Used correctly, a really good store credit card can maximize your benefits. Here's how to make one work for you.
Most people know the benefits of having a good credit score, but the credit scoring system has other advantages for consumers as well.
Some are offering very lucrative sign-up bonuses and others have excellent continuing rewards that set them apart.
Despite having plenty of debt, Americans don't really understand how credit ratings are calculated or what they mean.
Just graduated from college? Follow these simple guidelines to avoid letting yourself get stuck with credit card debt.
A new MasterCard study shows that shoppers spend more when they use 'contactless' -- or swipe-free -- credit cards.
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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.
Some workers lose up to a quarter of their paychecks paying off old debt from credit cards, medical bills and student loans, as well as child support.
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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