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Cash Advances Loaded with Surprising Fees

 Credit card cash advances are loaded with fees that can cost consumers a surprising amount of money, according to a new CreditCards.com...

May 27, 2015, 15:06 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.99 percent

Average rates on new card offers lingered at 14.99 percent Wednesday after increasing the previous week to their highest point in more than six...

May 27, 2015, 14:42 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.99 percent

Average rates on new card offers lingered at 14.99 percent Wednesday after increasing the previous week to their highest point in more than six...

May 20, 2015, 19:25 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates jump to 14.99 percent

Average rates on new credit card offers rose Wednesday to their highest point in more than six months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

May 20, 2015, 15:26 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates jump to 14.99 percent

 Average rates on new credit card offers rose Wednesday to their highest point in more than six months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

May 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

Almost 7 in 10 Have Received a False Fraud Alert

 Approximately seven in 10 Americans (68%) who have received a fraudulent activity alert from their credit or debit card issuer have received...

May 13, 2015, 16:50 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 14.92 percent

Interest rates on new credit card offers held firm Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The average is...

May 06, 2015, 16:05 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged

 Interest rates on new card offers remain locked in place this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The...

May 06, 2015, 08:05 ET

Mom the Biggest Financial Influence? Depends Who You Ask

Millennials say their mothers influenced their finances more than any other family member, but Mom ranked fourth among people who are 50 and older,...

Apr 29, 2015, 15:20 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.92 percent

 Interest rates on new card offers held steady Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The average is...

Apr 22, 2015, 16:07 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates inch higher

Average rates on new card offers increased this week to their highest point this year, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate...

Apr 15, 2015, 17:05 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates stay put at 14.9 percent

 Average rates on new card offers didn't budge this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The average is...

Apr 15, 2015, 08:35 ET

36% of Millennials Have Never Had a Credit Card

 More than one in three 18-29 year-olds have never had a credit card, according to a new CreditCards.com report. The survey also asked when...

Apr 08, 2015, 15:13 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.9 percent

 The average APR on new card offers remained at 14.9 percent Wednesday for the third consecutive week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:40 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 14.9 percent

The national average APR on new credit card offers remained unchanged this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report....

Apr 01, 2015, 08:30 ET

Credit Card Foreign Transaction Fees Are Fading

 The number of no-foreign-transaction fee cards is continuing to rise, a review of all consumer credit cards offered by the nation's 12 biggest...

Mar 25, 2015, 13:22 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 14.9 percent

Average rates on new credit card offers inched up this week for the first time in nearly five months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

Mar 18, 2015, 14:00 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 14.87 percent

Average rates on new credit card offers held firm Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The average is...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:35 ET

Gas Credit Cards Stuck in the Slow Lane

For most consumers, gas station-branded credit cards are not a good deal, according to a new CreditCards.com report. What's wrong with gas...

Mar 11, 2015, 15:48 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.87 percent for third week

The national average APR for new card offers remained unchanged Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The...