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.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:14 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Credit card rates are relatively low today, making it a good time for anyone in the market for some new plastic.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 4:49 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

American credit card holders are simply using too much of their available credit. Here’s why that can hurt your credit score.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:26 am
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Your credit card is worth more to crooks on the Internet today than it was last year.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:53 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

A new Equifax survey of American consumers reveals some of the misconceptions we have about credit.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:06 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Group tied to credit card thefts allegedly spent $258,000 at Barneys, then rapped about it.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:26 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Visa announced the rollout of new software that it said will allow cardholders to dip and remove their cards at the payment terminal in about 2 seconds.

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Monday, April 11, 2016 4:12 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

Comedian John Oliver takes a decidedly NSFW whack at the big 3 credit bureaus and the number of errors contained in consumer credit reports.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:16 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

EMV chips may be doing what they were designed to do — stop fraudsters from stealing credit card numbers. Here’s thieves’ next move.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 6:05 am
By Greg McBride · Bankrate.com

Interest rates on credit cards are likely to rise this year, so don’t sit back — take action.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 11:09 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Fraudsters may be taking advantage of the lack of security at pay-at-the-pump card readers.

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