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NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Sick of dealing with lowered limits and higher rates? One way to combat the credit industry's tactics is to go small, says John Ulzheimer.
The author of the Credit Cardholder Bill of Rights tells us how the legislation will help, despite what the credit card industry has to say about it.
Also, why closing credit cards can damage your score. John Ulzheimer explains.
As Obama meets with top credit card execs, we debate why perfectly good credit users are being punished with higher rates and lower limits.
American Express reported earnings that declined from last year but easily beat analysts' estimates, and the company's stock jumped in late trading Thursday.
Another see-saw day for stocks; bottom line is April is mostly a sideways month, with the major indices in a fairly narrow trading range.
Plus, the Mad Money host tells us who the real burger king is.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: John Ulzheimer, with help from Carmen, acts out the phone call he made to his credit card company after having his credit limit lowered -- again.
Credit card executives meeting with President Obama argued that rules proposed by the Federal Reserve are adequate to protect consumers, but Obama believes more should be done.
Banks have made it difficult for Congress to help homeowners negotiate lower monthly payments on mortgages and prevent higher credit card fees and interest rates.
Carmen responds to two viewers wondering about credit card protection programs.
I am a free market capitalist and abhor unnecessary Government intervention in the private sector, but the harm that is being done to credit worthy consumers is seriously detrimental to our economy and I fear that the only way to end it is through Government intervention.
As the President prepares to sit down with top credit card execs, an industry representative tries to explain the motives behind the crackdown on interest rates and credit limits.
Capital One reported a quarterly loss that was much deeper than analysts anticipated as the leading issuer of MasterCard and Visa credit cards was hurt by growing credit losses and higher provisions for bad loans.
Are you surprised? We have got to get over the idea that we have real relationships with this business that we borrow from.
Federal regulators on Tuesday proposed some clarifications to sweeping new rules designed to shield consumers from unfair credit card practices.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Credit.com’s John Ulzheimer has the ways to fight back when credit card issuers change the rules of the game.
Early earnings reports from the nation's biggest banks are showing that there's still one major hurdle the market needs to overcome: credit worries.
Your first option should always be credit counseling, says John Ulzheimer.
Help is on the way from our government, but there are still steps you can take to make sure that you maintain control of your credit.