It turns out you don’t need to know all the ins and outs of card agreements and interest rates to manage your debt, you just need to think you do.
As 2011 winds down, credit card spending is actually starting to pick up. MainStreet goes over the handful of credit considerations you should review this time of year to make sure you’re building your credit and managing any debt.
An index measuring the overall financial stability of Americans saw a steep downturn last quarter.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping to get customers to spend happily with its branded credit cards this holiday season. But shoppers should check the list of conditions twice before applying for the card or racking up charges.
A new study suggests that having a good nature actually harms your credit score.
A coalition of more than two dozen consumer advocacy groups argues that allowing employers to do credit checks on job candidates makes it that much harder for those who are out of work and struggling to pay bills to find employment.
The Midwest wins in a ranking of credit scores and Texas loses -- big time.
As the competition to attract customers intensifies, banks are promising an extra helping of rewards when new customers spend a set amount in the first three months.
Some colleges and universities receive credit ratings from the major ratings agencies, but unlike a government credit downgrade, the effects aren’t likely to trickle down to the masses.
Credit card users are so focused on keeping their accounts in good standing that they've driven the rate of late payments down to its lowest level in 17 years.