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The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards
Balance transfer credit cards have the power to drastically cut your payments with 0% APR. But there’s a cost, and rules to follow.
Mastercard Says It Is Not Raising Network or Swipe Fees
Card processing giant says WSJ story on credit card fee hikes ‘is wrong.’
By Joey Solitro Published
Credit or debit? Cash? Consumers have many options, so it's best to understand the pros and cons of all three.
credit & debt Credit or debit? Cash? Each payment method has pros and cons. Your best bet is to use a combination that meets your own needs.
By Ellen Kennedy Publishedcredit & debt
Get the Most Benefit from Credit Card Perks
Make the most of credit card perks like travel insurance, delivery discounts and fraud protection.
By Rivan V. Stinson Published
Should I Use Credit or Debit?
Basics Credit cards offer more protections and rewards, but debit cards reduce the temptation to overspend.
By Emma Patch PublishedBasics
New Perks From Our Best Rewards Cards
Smart Buying No annual fee, new tiered rewards and more cash back are some of the offerings.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedSmart Buying
What to Make of Bitcoin
Becoming an Investor The digital currency has delivered dizzying gains—and is just as volatile as ever.
By Nellie S. Huang PublishedBecoming an Investor
Osprey's OBTC: A New, Low-Cost Bitcoin Fund
cryptocurrency The Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OBTC) has entered the public markets, offering investors with traditional accounts a new, cheaper way to invest in Bitcoin.
By Andrew Packer Publishedcryptocurrency
Protect Your Smartphone With Your Credit Card
Technology Before shelling out extra cash on insurance for your mobile device, check to see if your credit card's benefits include coverage.
By Lisa Gerstner PublishedTechnology
How to Build a Credit History
credit & debt Credit newbies can take advantage of both tried-and-true methods and new alternatives.
By Lisa Gerstner Publishedcredit & debt