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Dec 24, 2014, 14:22 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.92 percent

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

Dec 17, 2014, 15:30 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates down to 14.92 percent

 Average rates on new credit card offers decreased slightly this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The...

Dec 10, 2014, 15:27 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold at 14.95 percent

 Average rates on new credit card offers stayed the same this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:15 ET

Almost One in Five Americans Never Expect to Get Out of Debt

 Almost one in five Americans with debt (18%) think they will never get out of it, according to a new CreditCards.com report. That's double the...

Dec 03, 2014, 16:19 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates dip to 14.95 percent

 Average rates on new credit card offers declined slightly this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The...

Nov 26, 2014, 11:00 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 14.98 percent

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

Nov 24, 2014, 08:45 ET

3 in 4 Americans Have Made an Impulse Purchase

 Three in four Americans have made an impulse purchase, according to a new CreditCards.com report, and nearly half of those regretted doing so....

Nov 19, 2014, 14:21 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates fall to 14.98 percent

 Average rates on new card offers fell below 15 percent Wednesday for the first time in more than a year, according to the CreditCards.com...

Nov 13, 2014, 07:32 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates slide to 15 percent

 Average rates on new card offers declined this week for the first time in nearly two months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:30 ET

2014 CreditCards.com Penalty Rate Survey: Penalty rate average, popularity on decline

 Those who fall behind in credit card payments face an average penalty rate of 28.45 percent, according to CreditCards.com's survey of 100 U.S....

Nov 05, 2014, 17:39 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 15.09 percent

 Average rates on new card offers held steady Wednesday at 15.09 percent, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report....

Oct 29, 2014, 18:36 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 15.09 percent

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

Oct 22, 2014, 14:52 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates linger at 15.07 percent

Average rates on new card offers remained unchanged again this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. The average...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:30 ET

Almost Half of Americans Likely to Avoid Retailers Affected by Data Breaches

 This holiday season, almost half of Americans are likely to avoid shopping at stores that were affected by data breaches over the past year,...

Oct 15, 2014, 15:41 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 15.07 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...

Oct 08, 2014, 17:07 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged at 15.07 percent

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

Oct 07, 2014, 08:15 ET

Paying College Tuition with a Credit Card Can Cost Thousands of Extra Dollars

 College students who pay their tuition bills with a credit card incur an average "convenience fee" of 2.62%, according to CreditCards.com,...

Oct 01, 2014, 18:00 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 15.07 percent

 Average rates on new card offers jumped this week to their highest point in nearly three years, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:15 ET

Credit Card Late Fees Waived 86% of the Time for Those Who Ask

Nearly nine out of 10 credit cardholders who asked their credit card issuers to waive a late payment fee were successful, according to a new...

Sep 24, 2014, 16:57 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates fall to 15.05 percent

 Average rates on new credit card offers dipped this week for the first time in more than five months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...