Credit Cards Blog

Most of us have credit cards. But do we really know 'What's in our wallets?' Bankrate's Credit Card Blog tackles everything credit card related -- from fraud and identity theft to credit card debt and lowering interest rates. We're on the up and up with which credit card deals you need to know about and which to pass on. To know more about your plastic, check us out.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 5:35 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Fewer college students carry credit cards these days than just a year ago, according to a new survey from Sallie Mae.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:35 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A recent caper targeting famous people raises concerns about how easy it is to get someone else’s credit report.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:44 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Equifax confirms that four credit reports had been hacked through AnnualCreditReport.com.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 5:36 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

VantageScore introduced a new credit score that captures up to 30 million more people.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 4:51 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A new survey found that 1 in 7 people with poor credit weren’t hired because of their credit history.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:26 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Chase Freedom and Discover cards are offering accelerated cash-back earning power on home improvement purchases this spring.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013 2:24 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Report shows that more Americans fell behind on their credit card bills, while racking up more debt to end 2012.

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Monday, February 11, 2013 4:09 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A recent FTC study shows those correcting credit report errors got a lower interest rate on a loan.

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Friday, February 8, 2013 12:13 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Equifax is making big bucks from selling your salary information to potential employers and financial institutions.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 5:04 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Eighteen people were charged with conjuring up identities to get credit cards and stealing $200 million from card issuers.

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