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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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What Happened Last Year in Credit, Debit Cards

By Bill Hardekopf

Identity theft and reforms by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dominated the credit card headlines in 2013.

09:30AM 01/04/14

10 Tips for Reducing Credit Card Debt in 2014

By Bill Hardekopf

Holiday shopping has concluded, and millions of consumers bought things they probably couldn't afford. Now what?

09:30AM 12/30/13

10 Tips to Better Holiday Credit Card Management


By Bill Hardekopf

The holidays can add plenty of charges to your credit card, especially if you let the emotions of gift giving overcome common sense.

09:30AM 12/09/13

With Debt, More and Smaller Payments Can Be Better

By Bill Hardekopf

We're conditioned to pay credit card bills once a month, but there are other ways with advantages.

09:30AM 11/18/13

6 Credit Card Tips for the Suddenly Unemployed

By Bill Hardekopf

Your income may end, but your expenses will not.

09:30AM 11/11/13

Credit Card Debt Takes a Dip for the Third Straight Month

By Bill Hardekopf

We're still borrowing ... just not as much on our credit cards.

12:07PM 10/10/13

7 Ways You Can Lose Your Credit Card Rewards Points

By Bill Hardekopf

Consumers should realize they don't 'own' rewards points, and sometimes must take steps to save them.

09:30AM 10/07/13

CFPB Data Mining Plan Alarms the Politicians

By Bill Hardekopf

A data mining proposal puts up to 42 billion credit card transactions per year in play for monitoring.

09:30AM 09/23/13

Fact Check: Most Americans Still Have Free Checking Accounts

By Bill Hardekopf

When the economic downturn hit, many predicted free checking accounts would be a thing of the past.

09:30AM 09/16/13

CFPB Warns Companies to Investigate Credit Report Errors

By Bill Hardekopf

A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau crackdown should make it easier to get credit errors resolved.

09:30AM 09/10/13

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