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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...

Sep 17, 2014, 16:25 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain stuck at 15.06 percent

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

Sep 10, 2014, 15:05 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged at 15.06 percent

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

Sep 03, 2014, 14:52 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 15.06 percent

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

Aug 27, 2014, 16:03 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 15.06 percent

 Average credit card interest rates rose this week for the first time in nearly two months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card...

Aug 27, 2014, 08:32 ET

Cash Still King for Small Purchases...But That's Changing

 Approximately two in three credit cardholders typically use cash for purchases of less than five dollars, according to a new CreditCards.com...

Aug 20, 2014, 15:47 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged

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

Aug 13, 2014, 16:44 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged at 15.03 percent

 Average rates on new card offers remained at 15.03 percent Wednesday for the sixth consecutive week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:30 ET

Retail Credit Cards Charge Much Higher Interest Rates

 The average APR of credit cards issued by America's largest retailers is 23.23%, more than eight percentage points higher than the national...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:38 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates don't budge

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

Jul 30, 2014, 16:13 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain flat

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

Jul 23, 2014, 15:59 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain unchanged

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

Jul 16, 2014, 17:47 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 15.03 percent.

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

Jul 09, 2014, 18:38 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise for the second time in two weeks

Interest rates on new card offers rose Wednesday for the second consecutive week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report....