May 22- A proposed $19 million settlement between MasterCard Inc and Target Corp over the retailer's 2013 data breach fell through after not enough banks accepted the deal, the credit card company said on Thursday. The lead lawyers for the banks had argued that the settlement with MasterCard, which was not a party to the lawsuit, was an attempt to undercut their...» Read More
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Plus, what to do when it comes time to pay off old debts.
Also, how to proceed if your bank closes your credit card due to "inactivity."
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Not clear on your credit score? On the Money's credit guru John Ulzheimer is here to set things straight.
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Plus, some tough love for a serial credit abuser.