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Bill Hardekopf

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Bill Hardekopf is chief executive of LowCards.com, which compares and rates more than 1,000 credit cards. He is the co-author of "The Credit Card Guidebook."

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We're Getting More Confused by Credit Card Terms and Rewards

By Bill Hardekopf

J.D. Powers says we're more satisfied with our cards, but understanding of their terms have sunk since last year.

09:30AM 08/26/13

Article

Are You Buying Your Real Credit Score?

By Bill Hardekopf

The FICO scores millions of consumers buy each year are not what car dealers and mortgage lenders use.

09:30AM 08/19/13

Article

What the CFPB Has Accomplished in its First 2 Years

By Bill Hardekopf

With Richard Cordray finally approved as CFPB director, the agency seems primed for the coming year.

09:30AM 07/29/13

Article

3 Ways to Keep Your RFID Card Safe From ID Thieves

By Bill Hardekopf

These 'smart cards' are supposed to be more convenient, but that also makes them more vulnerable to criminals.

09:30AM 07/15/13

Article

Are Consumers Getting Ripped Off by Overdraft Fees?

By Bill Hardekopf

Last year's $32 billion in overdraft fees was a $400 million jump from 2011, according to one recent study.

09:30AM 06/17/13

Article

Refuel Your Wallet With a Gasoline Credit Card

By Bill Hardekopf

Gasoline credit cards are one way to keep a little more money in your pocket. But be careful -- they can be tricky.

09:30AM 06/10/13

Article

Personal Finance Tips for Newlyweds

By Bill Hardekopf

It's a popular month for weddings, which makes it also time to set household budgets and financial priorities.

09:30AM 06/03/13

Article

Credit Card Debt, Delinquencies Fall in First Quarter

By Bill Hardekopf

Americans are doing a better job of paying off their credit card debt, and in a timely manner.

09:30AM 05/27/13

Article

Why Minimum Payment on a Credit Card Costs You So Much

By Bill Hardekopf

The more you know about minimum payments, the faster you may pay down your balance.

09:30AM 05/06/13

Article

How to Manage Your Finances During Each Stage of Life

By Bill Hardekopf

As you await your tax refund, you may as well review your financial health and make any necessary changes.

09:30AM 04/29/13

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