In post-recession America, assuming debt can be a complicated and frightening proposition.
This season's holiday shoppers should be aware of the ways retailers and manufacturers are trying to anticipate - and influence - their maneuvers.
Consumer credit in the U.S. experienced its most significant surge in five months during October, according to a recent report by Bloomberg.
Two prominent industry group figures recently provided member credit unions with a three-pronged guide to minimizing their exposure to credit card fraud and the losses that come with it.
Household borrowing rates increased significantly during the fourth quarter of 2013, a sign that American consumers may finally be back on their feet and that the lending environment is returning to something resembling normalcy.
A recent survey from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that Americans are still falling short in regard to financial education.
On April 2, several witnesses spoke before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to support the National Association of Federal Credit Union-backed S. 1927, the "Data Security Act of 2014" bill.
A new alert was issued Wednesday by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council warning financial institutions of the threat posed by two types of cyberattacks.
Consumers will have an easier time safe guarding their credit card information as new technology will be implemented to the more than 1.2 billion U.S. credit cards, according to a report from Javelin Strategy and Research
MasterCard is looking to increase protection for cardholders who make PIN-based purchases and ATM withdrawals by offering its zero-liability policy for these transactions.