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Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask Asa: Credit Or Debit?

It’s a question that everybody has been asked while shopping, credit or debit? But how many of us really stop to think before swiping our cards?

04/22/2012

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Major Credit Card Security Breach May Affect Up To 10 Million MasterCard, Visa Customers

Some major credit card companies are warning their customers that their account information may have fallen into the wrong hands. As many as 10 million MasterCard and Visa customers may be victims of the latest big credit card security breach.

03/30/2012

Phony cards, skimmers, cash and other Items seized in investigation (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Authorities Break Up Credit Card Skimming Ring At Pricey NYC Steakhouses

The waiters worked at Smith & Wollensky and Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, among other spots, according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.

11/18/2011

Michael's Craft Store (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

Pin Pad Tampering Case Strikes Michaels Craft Stores In New York, New Jersey

Officials said customers at Michaels stores in 20 states, including New York and New Jersey, became victims of a pin pad tampering case as bandits attained customers’ bank account numbers and identification codes.

05/13/2011

Best Credit Cards For 2011

MoneyWatch.com found the best credit cards for 2011. Here’s what you need to know.

02/18/2011

LIRR

LIRR, Metro-North Accept Credit Cards Again

People can now use their credit cards again to buy tickets at most Long Island and Metro-North commuter rail stations throughout the New York metropolitan region.

01/02/2011

Gift Cards

Gift Cards Expected To Be Year’s Most Popular Present

Over the past two years, gift card sales were starting to cool, but people are spending more now, and they’re getting protections from the government.

11/26/2010

Do Credit Cards Lead To Obesity?

Trying to lose weight as we head into the holidays? Maybe you should cut up your credit cards as you head to the grocery store.

11/15/2010

Hamilton Heights Rape Suspect

Cops Question Suspect In Hamilton Heights Rape

Police on Friday night began questioning a person of interest in the brutal robbery and sex assault of a 21-year-old city college student in Hamilton Heights.

11/13/2010

Credit card (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Credit Card Rules Take Effect To Protect Consumers

New rules went into effect Sunday for credit and gift card users. The new regulations are designed to protect the public from abusive practices by card issuers.

08/22/2010

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