This Week In Credit Card News: How Retirees Can Control Card Debt; Visa-Walmart Showdown In Canada

3 Simple Ways Retirees Can Control Their Credit Card Debt One of the biggest threats facing retirees’ finances is not that they’ve saved too little–it’s that they owe too much. While the average credit card debt among all U.S. households is about $5,700, that number jumps read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: Stopping Fraud With Selfies, Does Anyone Read Credit Card Agreements?

Credit Card Agreements: Profiles in Gibberish Go ahead and admit it: You don’t read your credit card agreements. You probably can’t even remember the last time you picked your way through the entirety of one of those single-spaced, dripping-with-legalese contracts. Don’t sweat read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: Pentagon Cards Still Used At Strip Clubs; Issuers Up Cash Back Offers

Pentagon Credit Cards Still Being Used at Strip Joints The Pentagon’s inspector general said safeguards still haven’t been put in place to protect taxpayer dollars from being used for unauthorized expenses. The IG office found that from July 2013 to June 2014, Pentagon personnel spent read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: Subprime Card Market Heats Up; Could We See Mobile Banking Fees?

Silicon Valley Lender Raises Nearly $50 Million for Subprime Credit Card Push LendUp, the startup online lender that has attempted to reinvent the payday loan, is plotting to take on a more mainstream financial product: the credit card. By raising $47.5 million in an equity deal, it plans to roll read more.