Different Types of Credit & Debit Cards
Credit, charge, ATM, and debit cards are not all alike. Here's some information to help you choose wisely.
Are Debit Cards Better Than Credit Cards?
Credit cards offer more protection to consumers than do debit cards. Learn why you should avoid debit cards.
Should I Get a Prepaid Card?
Prepaid cards come with few consumer protections and high fees. Learn what they are and why you should avoid them.
The Credit Card Act: More Protection for Cardholders
The credit card law of 2009 provides more rules to protect credit cardholders.
What is a Credit Card Grace Period?
Make sure you know what a credit card grace period is, and whether your credit card has one.
Understanding Credit Card APRs
Learn about credit card annual percentage rates (APRs).
How do Credit Card Companies Calculate Your Balance for Billing?
The way your credit card company calculates your balance affects how much interest you pay. Learn about the different types of credit card balance calculation methods.
Can I stop credit card companies from giving cards to my mentally disabled son?
You can take steps to stop him from being offered a card.
I lost my credit card far from home -- what's my liability?
Federal law limits your liability for unauthorized charges made on your credit card after it has been lost or stolen.