Some 200,000 of Citigroup's bankcard customers had their accounts hacked. Most won't be responsible for fraudulent purchases, but cardholders should still take precautions.
Governments are replacing paper checks with debit cards to disburse all kinds of benefits. But the cards have fees. Is that fair?
Obama is to meet this week with banks about card-holder complaints. Congress is weighing a 'bill of rights' for borrowers.
Tightening standards and sluggish credit has made getting car loans difficult.
It would buy 4.8 billion Wiis. As a standard mortgage, it would cost $6.7 billion a month.
The lowest rates in more than two generations won't end the recession soon, but analysts see many benefits.
Layoffs are at their highest rate since 2003. A leaner holiday season is more likely.
Certain payment methods can save you pennies per gallon, but that can add up.