Credit Resource Center


Retailer Data Breaches Have Freaked Out Consumers

9:30 am, May 27, 2014

More than half of those surveyed said they'd be less likely to do business with a company after a security data breach.


Like Your Credit Card? You May Not Need It Soon

9:00 am, May 19, 2014

The use of so-called 'contactless payments' is rising significantly, including in the U.S., and they don't have to come from a card.


Younger Consumers Just Don't Understand Credit Scores

9:00 am, May 14, 2014

A knowledge gap between the generations could really bite younger Americans where it hurts most: in the bank account.


Bad Credit? These Tips Can Still Put You In A New Car

9:00 am, May 05, 2014

Having bad credit doesn't mean you can't a buy a new car, SUV or truck. It just means you have to be diligent and creative.


Headed to Europe? What You Need to Know about Credit Card Technology, Fees

7:30 am, April 30, 2014

If Europe is on your travel agenda, here's a look at what you need in your wallet.


5 Senators Push Bill With Free Annual Credit Scores

9:30 am, April 29, 2014

The Stop Errors in Credit Use and Reporting Act is designed to reduce the problems consumers experience through errors in their scores.


5 Times the CFPB Has Cracked Down on a Credit Card Company

9:30 am, April 14, 2014

Last week it was Bank of America, but the consumer agency has been busy with several companies these past two years.


Should You Get an Emergency Credit Card for Your Teen?

9:30 am, March 24, 2014

How responsible are your kids? The cards they carry for emergencies are ultimately your responsibility.


We Have a Crush on Our Prepaid Debit Cards

9:30 am, March 17, 2014

Prepaid debit cards have become a $64.5 billion alternative to checking accounts, especially among those of us under the age of 50.


Should I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?

9:30 am, March 10, 2014

Consider all your options before paying your taxes with a credit card. A smarter solution may be out there for you.

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