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10 States With the Highest Credit Card Balances | Posted 02.12.2013 | Money

By Kali Geldis With holiday spending expected to soar this year and some consumers using their favorite piece of plasticto front the cash, credit card...

Medical Bills Drive Americans Into Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

As the economic recovery remains slow, many Americans have found that basic payments have suddenly become unaffordable. Those payments include medi...

Credit Card Interest: How Your Bills Can Help You Save | Lita Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Have you looked at this new box on your credit card bills yet? If you're in the habit of just paying the minimum and not taking the time to read the b...

Americans ditching predatory credit cards:Survey | Martha C. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new survey from comScore clears up some of the mystery and confirms that Americans are, in fact, voting with their wallets. Consumers are protesting...

Credit Card Companies Are Sending Out Early Holiday Gifts

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

While Congress is calling on credit card companies to stop hiking interest rates before the new Credit CARD act goes into effect, Citigroup just sent me a letter with a monstrous interest rate hike.

Barney Frank On His Boyfriend, The Bailout, And Arlen Specter

GQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He's not a small-talk kind of guy. There's not even a hello or a handshake when I walk in. There is no acknowledgment of any kind. He's at his desk, s...

Wildlife Pays the Interest on Credit Card Reform

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

You're about 287 times more likely to be murdered, raped, robbed, or assaulted if you're outside a national park.

Credit Card Reform Stinks for Responsible Consumers (aka "Deadbeats")

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Guess who's going to get screwed by the "Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act"? Responsible people who pay their bills on time!

Congress Says Yes to Guns in National Parks

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

In its ongoing efforts to open up every possible space in America to gun toting, the NRA succeeded in attaching to the credit card bill legislation allowing loaded guns in National Parks and Wildlife Refuges.

A Consumer's Guide To The New Credit Card Rules

New York Times | Ron Lieber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At first glance, the sweeping credit card legislation that passed the Senate on Tuesday looks like a huge victory for consumers. The bill (and similar...

Ryan Grim

House Splits Credit Cards From Gun Amendment | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House Rules Committee decided by voice vote Tuesday evening to split apart the credit card bill passed by the Senate Tuesday, slicing out an amend...

Credit Card Bill of Rights

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin


Ryan Grim

Credit Card Deal In Works As Senators Work Through Weekend | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate negotiators worked through the weekend to come up with a bipartisan compromise on reform legislation that seeks to rein in deceptive credit car...

Why Are Bankers Still Being Treated As Beltway Royalty?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How do the same banks that have repeatedly come to Washington over the last eight months asking for billions to rescue them from their catastrophic mistakes, somehow still "own the place"?