There's no mystery to building a good credit score, but you do need to follow a few simple rules with your credit cards.
Nothing's easier for paying than swiping plastic, but cash is still king, and sometimes it'll save you some money, too.
The Discover It Card gives you 5-20% cashback on, well... pretty much everything, thanks to a 200+ list of participating retailers that's just that strong.
Coin's like a universal remote for your plastic: a magical device that lets you store and toggle among all your cards, without actually having to carry around any of them.
A credit card balance transfer is a good first step toward debt reduction and a sounder financial footing. Here's why you shouldn't wait to use one.
Tell us when you got your first credit card for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!
I totaled up all my credit card expenses in 2010 to try to figure out if I spent more using credit than I would have with cash. Here's what I found.
Today a new bill was passed by the U.S. Senate with the intent of restricting abusive practices in the credit card industry. A House bill was passed on May 12th and will be reconc
Back in January, I wrote a post about finding a new $10 "maintenance fee" for my Chase credit card -- the one I was never late on and had a transfer balance that guaranteed me a 3.
Credit card companies are tricky little jerks during the best of times. But now, with a lousy economic forecast and limited access to funds that can be loaned to consumers, banks a
Have good credit? A low APR on your credit cards? Always pay your bills on time? That's not going to stop your credit card company from jacking up your rate whenever they feel like
All the cool kids have credit cards. What if you don't? What if you are so young, so poor, so uncool that you can't get one? Do you have to stoop to paying for your food
Welcome fellow taxpayers and Lifehackers to the 83rd Carnival of Debt Reduction!
To alleviate some of the tax day gloom, I randomly attached some links to webcomics throughout the posts. Think of them as easter eggs you never knew you wanted. [more]
Constant calls from 800-266-9420? Fight back.
Sometimes, the best personal finance lessons come in the least expected places.
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