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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 3:58 p.m.

Consumer credit up $14.6 billion, slowest in 3 months

Consumer borrowing slowed in June to the smallest increase in three months as a jump in auto loans and student loans was offset by a big drop in borrowing on …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

The Apple credit card is here

The Apple credit card designed primarily for mobile use is here.

UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 7:40 p.m.

Here’s what you need to know about the Capital One data breach

The alleged hacker, Paige A. Thompson, obtained Social Security and bank account numbers in some instances, as well other information such as names, birthdates, credit scores and self-reported income, the …

Delta, AmEx renew credit card deal; Delta boosts outlook

American Express and Delta Air Lines extended their credit card partnership through 2029, the companies jointly announced Tuesday, a significant extension of one of the larger financial partnerships between a …

UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

Apple is jumping belatedly into the streaming TV business

Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:23 p.m.

No words: Mastercard to drop its name from logo

The company is removing the word Mastercard from the pair of interlocking red and yellow circles where it has resided for more than 50 years.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 6:29 p.m.

Starbucks launches credit card, hoping to jolt sales

Starbucks has a new product that it hopes will hook coffee lovers: a credit card.

Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

Ride-hailing giant Uber on Wednesday unveiled a new no-fee, co-branded credit card with British bank Barclays that it hopes becomes a major part of consumers’ everyday spending habit.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 2:55 p.m.

Beware at the pump: Black market fuel making millions

A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to syphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas …

UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 6:12 p.m.

Credit cards give investors jitters, but bankers sleep fine

For Kevin St. Pierre, the math on credit cards is pretty simple. “Generally, if the consumer has income, they pay their debts,” St. Pierre, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, …

Consumer Confidential: Credit scores not created equal

Joseph is 43, owns a house outside Los Angeles and works in the entertainment industry. He’d rather I just use his first name because he’s going to discuss his FICO …

Shopping at Costco? Remember to switch your cards

If you’re shopping at Costco, check your wallet – on Monday Costco stopped accepting members’ American Express cards.

Costco shoppers: What you should know before new member credit cards arrive

The days of the American Express Costco credit card are coming to an end. American Express said last year its exclusive partnership with Costco would end in 2016. Costco is …

P.F. Chang’s confirms credit and debit card breach

NEW YORK (AP) — P.F. Chang’s confirmed Friday that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen.

Cyber-attacks blocked at regional grocer

A massive cyber-attack targeting credit cards at local grocery stores has been blocked. URM Stores, which includes Rosauers Supermarkets and Yoke’s Fresh Markets, announced Monday night that modern credit card …

Detectives seek suspect in credit card theft

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance images of a woman thought to have used a stolen credit card to buy $400 in gift cards from the Millwood Albertsons in …

Early 401(K) Use Possible

There’s a little-known exception to an oft-cited rule that says you pay a 10 percent penalty for withdrawals from your IRA or 401(k) before you turn 59-1/2. This could be …

Banking On A Higher Authority

The names of numerous professional sports teams are on them, so are trade unions, clubs and associations. Now a church is being added to the list of groups that have …

‘Blocking’ Trips Unaware Card Holders Practice Allows Hotels, Car Rental Outlets And Others To Reserve A Piece Of Your Credit Line

You’re sitting across the dinner table from a business contact or hot date. You casually hand the waiter your credit card. A moment later, he returns with that poker-faced expression …

Bus Riders Charging Fares

The move toward a cashless society has taken a new turn in Phoenix, where Valley Metro bus riders can charge fares on their Visa or MasterCard. In the first two …