It'll take a while for unpaid collections accounts to stop affecting your credit score.
While 'flipping' cards to take advantage of promotional deals can lead to free travel and other perks, if you don't play the game correctly, you can trash your credit.
Personal lines of credit are becoming more common for bridging short-term gaps in cash flow.
We are more likely to use credit cards for bigger charges, and prepaid cards for smaller purchases, according to a new report.
Planning a trip abroad? Make sure your card (and a backup card) has EMV chip technology, no foreign transaction fees and notify your issuer of your plans.
Before you apply for a secured card, it's best to know what fees will be charged and whether that card will be the best fit for your credit profile.
Even if you pay your balance off in full and on time each month, if you are charging close to your credit limit, don't expect a high credit score.
You've probably seen your credit card's online shopping portal advertised, but are the perks really worth it?