6 strategies to avoid credit card fees

© merzzie/Shutterstock.com Here’s a secret the credit card companies would like to keep quiet: Among the most common fees they charge, there’s not a single one you can’t avoid. The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act, or CARD Act, helped make sure of that. Since the law’s 2009 inception, consumers no longer have to…

Best airline credit cards — Top Picks for 2016

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Young adults want credit, can’t get it

Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images Millennials may, in fact, like credit cards after all. They just can’t get them. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis of credit card issuer data by ID Analytics, a risk management firm owned by LifeLock. “Millennials are being declined aggressively,” says Kevin King, ID Analytics’ director of product marketing. “Not only…

What’s the most popular way to pay?

Hero Images/Getty Images If I open my wallet and can find a couple of bucks, that’s truly a rare achievement. But for most people, cash still rules — at least for now. A new survey of 3,000 adults in the United States and Canada from the professional services firm Accenture found that a higher percentage…

Best rewards credit cards – Top Picks for 2016

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Best credit card rates for Thursday, October 6

The best credit card rates remained unchanged today. If you’re in the market for some new plastic, it’s a good time to be shopping. While those with the best credit tend to receive the best rates, there are still great deals out there for those with less than excellent credit. Make sure to shop around…