Waiting until they have their first card in hand is way too late.
Credit & Debt
A largely unregulated industry is pitching loans with interest rates as high as 106 percent to retired firefighters, police officers, and others receiving a pension.
This week: information on tipping, transferring credit card balances, food stamps for pets, low-income homebuying and controlling toy clutter.
The Credit CARD Act made it more difficult for young people to get credit, but there are still ways to get approved for your first credit card.
Your college-bound child will benefit greatly from knowing about these basic money tools. And so will you.
The U.S. will reduce the massive federal debt for the first time since 2007. But can we keep it up?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has revised a 2009 rule in order to help people with shared incomes qualify for credit cards.