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We compare the features of 62 gift cards to help you find the best one.
National credit card rates for Nov. 27, 2013
Here are the average credit card rates from Bankrate's weekly survey of large banks and thrifts.
Who's gifting, and who's getting, gift cards this year?
How much do you put on a gift card? What card does Granny like? Our survey gifts the goods.
Where are all the fixed-rate credit cards?
Although finding a fixed-rate card won't be easy, here's one way to guarantee a low rate.
New ways to sell unwanted gift cards
Looking to sell a gift card online? Companies have new rules and offerings to avoid fraud.
Best way to pay down $50K debt?
Paying the minimum amount could leave you in debt forever. Here's the way to pay it off feasibly.
The safest kind of credit card for making payments
How you pay with a credit card could mean more or less chance of fraud.
Do young people get bad credit card rap?
Serious credit card defaults are less likely among young borrowers, an expert explains.
Do credit card rewards count as taxable income?
The way you earn credit card rewards helps determine whether you need to pay Uncle Sam.
Stay away from layaway?
Layaway is making a comeback. But is it a better option than a credit card?
5 naughty things your credit card won't buy
Don't bother breaking out the plastic for these purchases -- card companies won't approve them.
Credit card rates for Oct. 31, 2013
The average rate for variable-rate credit cards fell 1 basis point.
5 ways to fall victim to credit card fraud
Looking to get scammed? These moves could make you a victim of credit card fraud.
Shopping for a rewards credit card
Follow these tips to find the best deal on a rewards credit card.
Build credit without Social Security number?
Credit history doesn't travel well. Here's how those without Social Security numbers can build it.
Retailers slowly moving away from mag-stripe cards
EMV cards are finally hitting U.S. wallets, replacing the familiar mag-stripe.
Getting unsecured credit cards after bankruptcy
Rebuilding your credit will take time, but there are some ways to get started on the right path.
How to avoid foreign-transaction fees
When traveling, which is better: charging your credit card in dollars or local currency?
Higher payouts with cash-back cards
Add money to your pocket for routine expenses from credit card reward payouts.
Do lenders have to report to credit bureaus?
Getting a mortgage will be more difficult if your credit card lender reports to only one bureau.
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