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Archive of the most recent stories from each of the categories of credit card news covered by the CreditCards.com editorial team, from A (airline miles) to Z (zero percent cards).

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Bad credit, credit repair

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Balance transfer, debt consolidation

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Credit account management

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  • 5 realistic financial resolutions -- Sometimes, New Year's resolutions have the best intentions, but they're too broad to actually stick. With more specific goals in mind, you can actually be on the road to better finances next year ... (See Realistic resolutions)
  • Unused credit cards can be costly -- You may have cards that you need to keep, but only use sporadically. But if you don't keep them active at all times and check your statements, a seldom-used card could cost you ... (See Inactive)
  • Risks of having more cards than you need -- It's not unusual to have a wallet full of cards that offer various benefits: travel rewards, cash-back, everyday use. But while this can be a smart tactic, it can count against you if you overdo it ... (See Too many cards)

Credit card basics

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Credit card fundamentals

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Credit card help

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Credit cards for small business owners

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Credit scores, credit reports

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Emerging payment systems: Prepaid, debit, gift cards

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Expert Q&A

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Frequent flier programs, airline rewards

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Innovations, features, new products

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Instant approval, legal, regulatory, privacy issues

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Low interest, zero percent cards

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Merchant accounts

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Need to know

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Research, statistics

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Reward programs, cash back cards

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Shopping

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Spotlight: People on plastic

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Student credit cards, young credit

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