All articles tagged Credit Card Charges (9)

The Merchants Payments Coalition: 2.7M Stores and 50M Employees Fighting for a More Transparent Credit Card System

The Merchants Payments Coalition: 2.7M Stores and 50M Employees Fighting for a More Transparent Credit Card System

In a Nutshell: More than ever before, consumers are choosing credit as their preferred method of payment for the added security and rewards-earning potential they provide. However, the... read more »

“Can You Buy a Money Order with a Credit Card?” (5 Options)

“Can You Buy a Money Order with a Credit Card?” (5 Options)

Let’s face it, no one wants to stuff cash in an envelope and mail it, and some folks don’t like to send regular checks because they don’t want to reveal their checking account number — this is... read more »

My Credit Card Was Used Fraudulently (Here’s What to Do)

My Credit Card Was Used Fraudulently (Here’s What to Do)

If you’ve been victimized by credit card fraud or identity theft, the IRS’s advice is to place a “fraud alert” or a “credit freeze” on your credit account. You can also use a credit... read more »

Consumer Guide: California Credit Laws

Consumer Guide: California Credit Laws

California is notorious for its beautiful scenery, Hollywood celebrities, surfing and wine country — but California is also recognized for having many unique laws (like how women are prohibited... read more »

10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

Remember when an audit found Pentagon employees spent more than $1 million at casinos and adult entertainment? It’s just part of a much larger pattern of abuse. In 2008, a Government... read more »

Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

From physical to psychological, men and women have a multitude of differences. But does one of those differences lie in how financial decisions are made? In a word: Yes. In a (slightly) longer... read more »

5 Reasons Credit Card Companies Charge Annual Fees

5 Reasons Credit Card Companies Charge Annual Fees

Credit card annual fees are one of those issues that seem to divide consumers into two distinct camps. On the one side, you have folks who are philosophically opposed to paying a fee of any size... read more »

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge

If you find a suspicious charge on your credit card, you have every right to fight it. These days, disputing a credit card charge is easier than ever and it may stop identity theft. It’s up to... read more »

Which Credit Card Charges Can You Ignore?

Which Credit Card Charges Can You Ignore?

If there is ever a credit card charge on your statement you don’t recognize, you should normally call your issuer to ensure it isn’t fraud. However, there are actually a few types of credit card... read more »