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Credit Card Purchases Could Pay Off This Holiday Season

As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.

11/27/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Men Caught Using Fraudulent Credit Cards On Long Island

Nassau County loss prevention officers halted a credit card scheme in action this week, yielding surprising results.

09/07/2013

A man and a woman who authorities believe conned an elderly woman out of her credit cards. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Search For Duo Who Allegedly Targeted Elderly Woman And Her Credit Cards

The duo has been accused of ripping off credit cards from a 73-year-old woman in the St. George section of Staten Island.

08/17/2013

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Seen At 11: Charges You Might Not Know You’re Being Hit With

Extra charges may be getting tacked onto your credit or debit card, and you may not even realize you are handing over the money.

07/24/2013

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Bergen County Prosecutor Announces Arrests For Identity Theft

Once the victims reported credit cards they didn’t sign up for were coming in the mail, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said investigators started backtracking.

05/03/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Retailers May Start Adding ‘Checkout Fees’ For Credit Card Purchases

Starting Sunday, retailers all around New Jersey can start adding a checkout fee of up to 4 percent on your purchases if you use a credit card.

01/26/2013

1.3.13 Negotiate It

New Money-Saving App Coaches Users To Negotiate, Lower Monthly Bills

The app, called ‘Negotiate It,’ provides scripts for users to read as they call up their bank, credit card company, phone service provider or gym. The step by step process guides consumers as they negotiate late fees – or even have them waived.

01/03/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Retailers Ready To Force Consumers To Pay ‘Swipe Fee’ For Using Plastic

Paper or plastic? It’s a simple choice, but it’s about to get a lot more complicated.

07/27/2012

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

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