How to Benefit from Rising Interest Rates
Financial Planning Savers will get the best rates from top-yielding savings and money market deposit accounts at online banks.
The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards of September 2023
Balance transfer credit cards have the power to drastically cut your payments with 0% APR. But there’s a cost, and rules to follow.
By Lisa Gerstner Last updated
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
Shop Early, Get Rewards, Says Bank of America
The bank’s first More Rewards Day is designed to play into early holiday shopping demand.
By Bob Niedt Published
Tax Tips for Last-Minute Filers
Brandon Copeland Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland provides a few tax tips for people filing close to 2022's deadline.
By Brandon Copeland PublishedBrandon Copeland
Where to Find Emergency Cash
Making Your Money Last Even if you're debt-averse, having a credit card to pay for emergencies could be an important lifeline.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedMaking Your Money Last
Don't Let Your Credit Card Rewards Expire
Travel If your miles or points are expiring too soon, see if you can reset the clock by transferring some to another loyalty program.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedTravel
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