Credit Card News

From coverage of new products and consumer protection developments to analysis interest rate data, The Balance makes it easy to understand the world of credit card news.

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Crypto-Linked Visa Spend Tops $1 Billion Through June
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Amex Polishes Up Platinum Card With New Travel and Lifestyle Perks
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Bilt Mastercard First to Reward Cardholders for Paying the Rent
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New Wells Fargo Active Cash Card Will Offer 2% Back
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Chase Unveils Giant New Chase Sapphire Preferred Bonus
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JetBlue & American Airlines Team Up To Offer More Miles
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Average Credit Card Balance Sinks During Pandemic
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People Are Ditching Credit Cards For Buy Now, Pay Later
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Cap One Sweetens Savor Rewards for Streaming, Groceries
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American Express Cardholders Can Fly Now, Pay Later
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U.S. Bank Debuts Mid-Tier Travel Rewards Card
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Credit Card Interest Rate Changes Step Out of the Spotlight
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Another New 2% Cash Back Card, Gemini Crypto Card Details, and Barclays’ BNPL Plans
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New Card From FNBO Offers 2% Cash Back On All Purchases
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Barclays Joins ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Boom
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Apple Card Becomes Family-Friendly, and Venture Rewards Expands for Travel Boom
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Apple Introduces Ability to Share Credit Card
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Capital One Adds Miles Transfer Options for Cardholders
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Mastercard Sprouts Carbon Calculator, Gap Zips Up Card Deal, & Amex Curbs Lounge Access
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Gap Zips Up Plan for Barclays Cards in 2022
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Mastercard Wants You to Know Your Carbon Footprint
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Chase Debuts New Mid-Tier Card for United Airlines Fans
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Average APR Inches Up, Card Debt Gains Weight, and Old Apple Cards Fall From Tree
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Alaska Airlines Ties the Knot With Oneworld, and Chase Kicks Peloton Perks Into High Gear
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Visa Takes First Swipe at Cryptocurrency Transactions
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Chase Adds Points Bonuses to Peloton Perks Package
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Card Rewards for Mother Earth, Golden AARP Offers, and Capital One ‘Vaxication’ Boom Prep
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Aspiration Plants Seed for a Climate-Friendly Rewards Card
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Boomers or Bust: Barclays Debuts New AARP Rewards Cards
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New Card Rewards Doubling Down on Savings With Cash Back
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Chase Plants 5% Back Offers for Spring, Amex Hotel Point Deals Bloom, & Card Cravings Grow
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Chase Delivers New Freedom Bonus Categories for Q2
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Chase Pay Doomsday, Eager Rewards Travelers, and a Bonus Based on Magic 8 Ball Luck
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Delta Bonuses Hit Stratosphere, Amex Promises Phone Rescue, & a New 'Debit Later' Card
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Mobile Wallets May Soon Be the Way to Pay
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Amex Adds Cellphone Coverage to 12 Premium Credit Cards
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Affirm Unveils Card to Let You Buy Now, Decide How to Pay Later
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Spirits’ Card Fleet Grows, Venmo Ditches Credit Velvet Rope, & Amex Updates Luxe Lounges
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More Citi Snafu Refunds, Revolving Debt Drops, & Bonus Boosts for Southwest Cards
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Average APRs Rise a Skosh, a Rosy Card Fit for Cupid, & More Rewards for Travelers at Home
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Fed Survey Shows Credit is More Accessible—For Now
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A Balance Transfer Deep-Dive, Spirited New Airline Card & Sweeter Sam’s Club Rewards
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Sam’s Club Boosts Mastercard Rewards for ‘Plus’ Members
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Spirit Airlines Launches New No-Annual-Fee Card and Revamps Another
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Balance Transfer Survey: Long Deals Have Dwindled But Fees, High Credit Standards Remain
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Signs Secured Cardholders Should Hang Tight and a Deal Whole Foods Fans Will Eat Up
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Skipped Payments May Limit Secured Card Upgrade Options
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Goldman Sachs Named Issuing Bank of GM Credit Cards
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Gemini Crypto Exchange to Release On-Trend Rewards Card
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Walgreens to Introduce Its Own Mastercard
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Petal Contest Motivates Cardholders to Reduce Debt
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Amex Unveils New Pandemic Perks for Travel Cardholders
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Average Credit Card APR Is Below Pre-Pandemic Levels
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The Pandemic May Have Made Credit Cards Better
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Credit Is Hard to Get, But Fewer Consumers Want More
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Chase Makes New Freedom 5% Categories Pandemic-Friendly
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