Holiday shopping has concluded, and millions of consumers bought things they probably couldn't afford. Now what?
The holidays can add plenty of charges to your credit card, especially if you let the emotions of gift giving overcome common sense.
We're conditioned to pay credit card bills once a month, but there are other ways with advantages.
Your income may end, but your expenses will not.
We're still borrowing ... just not as much on our credit cards.
Consumers should realize they don't 'own' rewards points, and sometimes must take steps to save them.
A data mining proposal puts up to 42 billion credit card transactions per year in play for monitoring.
When the economic downturn hit, many predicted free checking accounts would be a thing of the past.
A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau crackdown should make it easier to get credit errors resolved.
Consumers keep signing up for airline reward cards and collecting miles. It's using miles that's a challenge.