Many analysts believe the agency heads' appointment could be struck down, with all actions during his tenure.
Job loss and medical bills, not a lack of financial responsibility, is growing debt among those 50 and older.
Anyone getting Social Security or other federal benefits through paper checks has until March 1 to switch.
Choosing a credit card can be overwhelming. More than 1,000 of them are offered in the United States.
Last year was relatively quiet for the industry, but with developments that may have a far-reaching impact.
Only 32% in a survey believe smartphone payments will replace even card payments in less than five years.
More credit card debt, tightened lending, higher interest rates and a cutback in introductory offers awaits.
Buying gift cards this holiday season is easier then ever, but using them wisely is another thing.
Paying with a credit card makes it almost too easy to be in the spirit of buying and giving for the holidays.
Politicians thought retailers would pass savings on to consumers, but it's hard to find the savings.