WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some financial advice is so oft-repeated that everyone takes it for granted: You shouldn't bring debt into retirement. Debit cards are safer than credit cards. Older folks should invest more conservatively. As they used to say on Seinfeld, yadda yadda yadda. Full story
(NBC News) More and more consumers are skipping the traditional checking account or paying with a credit or debit card and are using prepaid debit cards instead.Experts say there's good reason to do so."The prepaid debit card really puts some boundaries around their spending, so they can only spend Full story
In New Jersey, prosecutors brought the largest hacking and data breach case prosecuted so far involving a sophisticated scheme to steal credit and debit card numbers used at 17 big companies. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.
Detroit Free Press Columnist Rochelle Riley and Mark Binelli, author of "The Last Days of Detroit" and "Detroit City is the Place to Be" join MSNBC’s Alex Witt. Rochelle explains that the financial crisis has been “a long time coming.” Binelli talks about some of the positive changes in Detroit such
The European Union wants credit card transaction fees to be capped, and customers in Finland can now pay for their purchases using face recognition. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.
From the dos and don’ts of college loans to the lowdown on closing credit cards, TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky answers viewers’ pressing financial questions.
After the IRS found itself at the center of scandal for targeting conservative groups and spending $50 million on fancy conferences, the latest report from the inspector general reveals that IRS employees have used agency credit cards to buy expensive wine, pornography, romance novels and diet pills
Time is running out for Congress to prevent a massive increase in student loan interest rates. Stella Adams from the National Fair Housing Training Academy, Chris Hicks from “Jobs with Justice,” personal finance expert Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, and MercBloc’s Dan Dicke discuss whether Congress will ta
An employee stands behind a MasterCard logo during the launch of the international credit card issuer's first ATM transaction in Myanmar, in Yangon November 15, 2012.REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Visa credit cards are displayed in Washington October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed
A vendor selling plastic flowers wait for customers in Ankara July 23, 2013. Turkey's central bank raised interest rates on Tuesday and said it would, if necessary, take further steps to stop the lira from falling. The move - a rise in the overnight lending rate to 7.25 percent from 6.5 percent - wa