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.
The Credit CARD Act made it tougher but not impossible for college students to get credit cards. Here's how you can still obtain a card and how to manage it responsibly.
The popular radio show host says credit cards should be avoided. But do his arguments make sense?
In yet another sign the credit crunch may be ending, some banks are offering loans to consumers with shaky credit.
Some card companies have policies that restrict even legal purchases.
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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