For students and graduates, the time is now to build credit so you can buy a car, rent an apartment and build credit history
In a unanimous Supreme Court ruling Monday, debt buyers can collect accounts they own without obeying the federal law that reins in professional debt collectors
You worked hard for those points, so don’t throw them away
Before you request a credit increase, think about how it will affect your credit score and why you need the added amount
You’ve just closed on a new home. Don’t rest on your laurels when it comes to your credit score
Positive social media data could help small businesses get credit, but it raises concerns
Adding more plastic to your wallet can be an asset, but it’s not for everyone
A growing number of card issuers give you a no-cost way to watch the number crucial to your financial health
Who to call in the first hours after your card has been skimmed, debit card hacked, ID stolen or phone goes missing
Oldest shoppers most likely to let retailers keep their data on file, raising security and impulse shopping concerns
Financial futurist Jason Schenker details what industries are safest from robot competition and what skills you need to stay marketable in the new economy
A high-limit card can give your credit score a lift by increasing your available credit
Financial mismanagement tops the list of reasons why couples seek divorces, so check out your partner’s creditworthiness before tying the knot
What is a good credit score? That depends on what type of loan or card you are seeking.
How a ‘good’ score varies on the type of credit you need
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing Wednesday sets the stage for a decision that could reduce the independence and power of the federal consumer watchdog agency
Getting out of debt can be arduous but there are ways to change your debt status without changing your lifestyle
Getting the most of these products starts with choosing the one that’s best for you.
Wedding-related mishaps can turn any mild-mannered bride into a bridezilla, but sometimes your credit card can come to the rescue
What to do when you spot a suspicious charge on your credit or debit card
A review of 100 credit card cash advance policies found cash advance transactions can quickly consume an available credit line with fees, high interest charges, among other undesirable terms.
Author and blogger Eric Barker shares some of the best research available on what really makes people successful and how you can achieve your full potential
Travel credits, luxurious perks and unique materials aim to turn your and others’ heads
Founding a business, getting an education or even a once-in-a-lifetime experience could be reasons to take a risk
Consumers report a 15 percent increase in contacts from banks about credit, debit card fraud
Prepaid cards will get protections from surprise fees and other problems, as an Obama-era regulation survives Republican repeal attempt.
Major carriers offer plans that allow you to bypass a dreaded credit check