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D.C. cabs slow to add credit-card readers

All D.C. taxis have to have credit-card readers by the end of August, but so far the cab companies have been slow to adopt the new technology.

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: cabs,

Young people toss credit cards to avoid debt

Young adults are not using credit cards, in part because they don't like the debt that comes with having them.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 09:24am EDT

Tags: debt, veronica robinson, millennials, money management, debit cards

BGE warns of new phone scam

In the scam, customers are told their bills are overdue and that they need a specific Visa card to pay them off.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 04:09am EDT

Tags: bge, phone scam, Baltimore Gas and Electric, thomas warren, visa,

Buy now, pay later-style credit cards can cost you

Many stores carry deferred-interest credit cards but customers should carefully read the fine print or they could be paying big interest rates.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 07:22am EST

Tags: personal finances, darci marchese, WTOP Saves You Money

Holiday gift ideas: It's the year of the gift card

Gift cards are growing in popularity and provide more protections than cash and some are even mobile.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 02:51pm EST

Tags: gift cards, holiday shopping, 2009 credit card act

Sanitize your hands and your credit cards often

It turns out credit cards are an unlikely source of bacteria.

Sunday - 10/21/2012, 11:02am EDT

Tags: flu season,

Prepaid cards charge high fees for students

It's back to school time for college students and chances are, they have already been hit by a few credit card offers. But students need to be wary of another popular card that comes with heavy fees -- prepaid debit cards.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 05:39am EDT

Tags: prepaid debit cards, College, students, WTOP Saves You Money, Jamie Forzato

Prepaid debit and credit cards: How much will they cost you?

A new report looks at fees and ranks 20 popular cards.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 08:39am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, debit cards,

Moving and credit cards

If there is a move in your future, make sure you notify the issuers of your credit cards.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Call for Action,

Credit card fees take a swipe at gas prices

There's more involved in rising gas prices than you might suspect.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 09:33am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, gas prices, credit card fees

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