iOS app Android app

Credit Card Delinquency

Good Sign For The Economy

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- A report is showing that more Americans are keeping up with their credit-card payments. The American Bankers Association says the perce...

Consumer Debt On The Rise

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 10.14.2012 | Money

LOS ANGELES -- Americans are carrying more credit card debt than a year ago, yet the late-payment rate for card holders remains near an 18-year low, a...

10 Worst States for Credit

Curtis Arnold | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Curtis Arnold

If one member of a community has bad credit, that's a personal problem. If enough people in that community have bad credit, it can quickly become a problem for everyone in the area.

Study Finds No Tie Between CARD Act and Higher Interest Rates

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

February 22, the CARD Act's one-year anniversary, should be a day to celebrate increased transparency for millions of credit card users, not a day marred by mistakenly-placed blame.

Credit Card Max-and-Walk: Consumers Learn How to Game the Banks

Nicholas Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicholas Carroll

Now that understanding banks' credit card red flags is spreading, banks are facing a wave of consumers who have learned a bit about the mathematics of default detection -- enough to circumvent the algorithms.

Credit Card Delinquencies Up November, More Borrowers Struggling: Moody's

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — More U.S. credit card users fell further behind on their payments in November, Moody's Investor's Services said Tuesday. The charge-...

Credit Card Debt Rises Faster For Those 65 And Older

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Cash-strapped older Americans are racking up credit card debt faster than other consumers amid dwindling retirement portfolios and rising medical cost...

Mortgage And Credit Card Delinquencies May Have Peaked: Equifax

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumers fell further behind on their debts last month, and consumer bankruptcies continue to increase at a double-digit ra...