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Credit Cards: Resources

Credit Card 'Checkout Fees': Coming Soon to a Store Near You?

New credit card “checkout fees” may be coming to a retailer (brick & mortar and online) near you after the new year. While checkout fees are illegal in NY and 9 other states, you may want to read this guide by Consumer Action to know your rights. Read More

Shopping for a credit card

It is important to shop around for the best rates and terms on a credit card. Read More

Credit card company problems

If you have a problem with your credit card company, first call the company and try to resolve the problem. Read More

Consumer Action 2011 Fall Issue: Secured Credit Card Survey

One of the few ways to build a credit record or to rebuild a damaged credit history is with a secured credit card. Read More