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Feb 03, 2016, 13:18 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rate rises to 15.18%

 Average rates on new credit card offers rose to a four-year high this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate...

Feb 03, 2016, 08:00 ET
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13 Million Americans Have Hidden Bank or Credit Card Accounts

13 million Americans have hidden a bank or credit card account from their live-in spouse, partner or significant other, according to a new...

Jan 27, 2016, 14:35 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 15.13 percent

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

Jan 25, 2016, 08:00 ET
Millennials are the most likely to make an impulse purchase for themselves, 30-49 year-olds are the most likely to do so for a child and 50+ year-olds are the most likely to impulse buy for their spouse or significant other.

Most Americans Have Spent Over $100 on an Impulse Buy

Over half of Americans have spent $100 or more on an impulse buy (54%), according to a new CreditCards.com report, including 20% who have spent at...

Jan 20, 2016, 13:41 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates hold steady at 15.12 percent

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

Jan 14, 2016, 09:05 ET
Montana is the best state at managing money and Maryland is the worst, according to a new CreditCards.com analysis

Best and Worst States at Managing Money

Montana residents are the best at managing money and Marylanders are the worst, according to a new CreditCards.com analysis. Click here for more...

Jan 13, 2016, 13:15 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates decline to 15.12 percent

 The national average interest rate on new credit card offers slipped Wednesday for the first time in two months, according to the...

Jan 06, 2016, 14:15 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates jump to 15.13 percent

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

Dec 30, 2015, 14:15 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates jump to 15.07 percent

 Interest rates on new credit card offers rose to a near record high this week after Citi boosted rates on multiple cards, according to the...

Dec 23, 2015, 13:30 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 15.05 percent

Interest rates on new card offers rose to a one-year high this week after the Federal Reserve increased rates for the first time since 2006,...

Dec 16, 2015, 13:26 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 14.99 percent

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

Dec 09, 2015, 13:32 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates rise to 14.98 percent

 Interest rates on new credit card offers rose this week for the first time in almost two months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

Dec 09, 2015, 08:00 ET
Over one in five Americans with debt say they'll never get out of it.

Over One in Five Americans Expect to Die in Debt

 America continues to polarize into a nation of haves and have-nots when it comes to debt, according to a new CreditCards.com survey. The...

Dec 02, 2015, 14:30 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average card rates remain at 14.96 percent for third week

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

Nov 25, 2015, 15:35 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average credit card interest rates sit tight at 14.96 percent

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

Nov 18, 2015, 16:00 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average credit card interest rates remain at 14.96 percent for second week

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

Nov 13, 2015, 08:45 ET
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Best Credit Card Balance Transfer Offers

 Zero-percent balance transfer offers remain common and generous, according to a new CreditCards.com survey, but a possible December rate hike...

Nov 11, 2015, 13:45 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average credit card interest rates fall to 14.96 percent

 Interest rates on new credit card offers tumbled Wednesday for the first time in almost nine months, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly...

Nov 04, 2015, 13:03 ET
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CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report: Average credit card interest rates sit tight at 15.01 percent

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

Nov 02, 2015, 08:45 ET
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Americans Still Prefer Paper Coupons

Despite all of the technology available to today's consumers, Americans still prefer paper coupons, according to a new CreditCards.com report....