Piling on new debt now could be costly, if the Federal Reserve continues to increase interest rates this year (which pushes up the rates on credit cards). So to help you get back into the black, consider these strategies.
While the added security might be welcome, new cards could mean more frustration and slower checkout lines during the bustle of holiday shopping.
U.S. retailers dangle enticing bait to sign up for store-branded credit cards but biting could be a costly decision for consumers.
If your EMV card requires physical contact inside a reader, its transactions and account information can’t be scanned remotely by thieves.
For the credit-challenged, gas credit cards have long been touted as a way to quickly build credit, since even those with a less-than-desirable credit history can qualify.
New York (AFP) — The U.S. retail chain Albertsons, which has 1,060 department stores in the United States, and its former owner SuperValu say their computer systems have been raided by hackers seeking credit card data. Both companies acknowledged the intrusion in statements released overnight Thursday. They said it was not yet clear if credit […]
By Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from stealing consumers’ account information. Malware installed in Neiman Marcus payment terminals exposed 1.1 million debit and credit cards from July to October last […]