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.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:12 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The 2 firms must refund more than $60 million to customers and pay nearly $20 million in penalties over their debt collection practices.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015 4:26 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

It’s easy to think about how a bad credit score can hurt you. But consumers should remember, too, that a good credit score is a powerful savings tool.

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Monday, August 31, 2015 3:31 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Would you like to earn rewards for shopping at any store in your local mall? In some places, you can.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:22 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The credit card information of approximately 93,000 customers of the website builder Web.com was compromised on Aug.13.

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Monday, August 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Targets of the attack receive an email claiming the driver is “indebted for driving on toll roads.” Don’t click on that link.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:20 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

This credit card company was named the best in the U.S. by J.D. Power while American Express finished 2nd.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015 6:05 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The issuer said this week that its Serve Cash Back account will allow cardholders to earn 1% back on purchases.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:22 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The national average FICO score is at an all-time high — and scores have been rising steadily for years.

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Monday, August 17, 2015 11:05 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Simply put, it’s the act of opening up a bunch of credit cards you don’t really need just to get their sign-on bonuses.

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Friday, August 14, 2015 12:42 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Victims of ID theft who get free credit monitoring services won’t have to report the value of those services as taxable income, according to the IRS.

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