Texas 2nd In The Nation When It Comes To High Credit Card DebtA new report says the nation's four most-populated states carry the highest total amount of credit card debt, with Texas residents in the number two spot.
Chili's Says "Data Incident" May Have Exposed Credit Card DataChili's Grill & Bar has informed customers of a "data incident," saying some payment information was compromised at "certain" locations between March and April.
PD Tests New Tool That Detects Credit Card SkimmersTwo graduate students have invented a device that slides into card reader slots and can detect if an ATM or gas pump has been compromised.
Your Money Is No Good Here! More Companies Going CashlessMany business owners would rather be cashless. Cash actually costs money — banks charge fees for cash deposits and to handle coins.
Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.
Bitcoin Plunges Below $8,000 As Credit Cards Ban PurchasesThe digital currency fell below $8,000 on the news that more and more financial institutions are refusing to allow Bitcoin transactions.
Starbucks Launches Credit Card, Hoping To Jolt SalesStarbucks has a new product that it hopes will hook coffee lovers: a credit card.
Tips For Protecting Your Personal Information While Shopping OnlineThe days of camping in front of stores for the best deals are over. Now, shoppers are on websites, hoping to grab discounted gifts on a computer or smartphone.
Grapevine Police Searching For Female Credit Card ThiefPolice in Grapevine are looking for a woman who is stealing credit cards and then immediately using them at nearby Walmart stores, before the cardholders can freeze their accounts.
Diesel Fuel Theft Ring Disrupted In North And East TexasThe suspects used stolen credit card information obtained with internal skimmers at gas pumps.
"Unusual Activity" On Credit Cards Used At Sonic RestaurantsSonic has reported some "unusual activity" on credit cards that were used at its restaurants. The fast food chain now "working to understand the nature and scope of this issue," which was discovered last week.
You Should Almost Never Close A Credit Card -- Here's WhyIt seems like common sense: Closing a credit card reduces the possibility of more debt, so that should help your credit score, right? Not so fast.