Topic: Tim Chen
Debit cards overhaul will begin capping transaction fees in October. But issuers of debit cards are cancelling rewards programs and other consumer perks.
07/21/2011 12:47 pm
Credit-card swipe fees are high and unfair in the United States. Congress should get them changed.
04/13/2011 04:31 pm
Governments are replacing paper checks with debit cards to disburse all kinds of benefits. But the cards have fees. Is that fair?
03/04/2011 12:23 pm
Smartphones are increasingly the target of hackers looking for financial data. Here's how to protect yourself and your favorite piece of mobile technology.
12/30/2010 03:55 pm
Credit cards are losing their luster as a method of payment, especially among young adults.
12/13/2010 04:49 pm
Usually, the impact on your credit score is minimal and short term. But it could hurt if you plan to take out a big loan soon.
12/03/2010 08:40 am
Debit cards with prepaid balances come with more fees than a free checking account and more limitations than a credit card.
11/23/2010 10:40 pm
Instead of the usual 1 percent cash back, many Discover Card holders can earn 2 percent starting Nov. 15 – just the thing for Black Friday shoppers.
11/01/2010 03:39 pm
Credit card companies are offering some of best teaser rates ever – if you have a job.
10/22/2010 11:11 am
Credit cards and their users will probably see little change as a result of the suit from the Justice Department.
10/16/2010 01:15 pm