1. Should you write "See ID" on your credit card?

    There are many real ways to combat ID theft. But this is not one of them. As Asa Aarons reports, this dubious anti-theft practice involves leaving your signature off of the back of your card and instead writing the words, “See ID,” telling the cashier to check the card name against some form of identification like your drivers license.

  2. Venmo vs. PayPal vs. Square: which mobile app is best for paying friends?

    Reporter Kristin Wong compares three smartphone apps that let you transfer money to friends: PayPal, Square Cash and Venmo.

  3. Credit card travel perks -- are they worth it?

    Travel rewards cards can help you earn free flights or hotel stays, and they usually come with perks such as free checked bags, priority boarding, travel insurance and rental car insurance. But you need to weigh the value of rewards and perks against card fees and program restrictions.

  4. Teaching teens about money

    Some 75% of teens lack knowledge of personal finance basics. Parental guidance plays a big role in filling those gaps. Community programs can help too.

Recent Videos

  1. April 14, 2014

    Should you write "See ID" on your credit card?

    There are many real ways to combat ID theft. But this is not one of them. As Asa Aarons reports, this dubious anti-theft practice involves leaving your signature off of the back of your card and instead writing the words, “See ID,” telling the cashier to check the card name against some form of identification like your drivers license.

  2. March 28, 2014

    Venmo vs. PayPal vs. Square: which mobile app is best for paying friends?

    Reporter Kristin Wong compares three smartphone apps that let you transfer money to friends: PayPal, Square Cash and Venmo.

  3. March 10, 2014

    Credit card travel perks -- are they worth it?

    Travel rewards cards can help you earn free flights or hotel stays, and they usually come with perks such as free checked bags, priority boarding, travel insurance and rental car insurance. But you need to weigh the value of rewards and perks against card fees and program restrictions.

  4. February 21, 2014

    Teaching teens about money

    Some 75% of teens lack knowledge of personal finance basics. Parental guidance plays a big role in filling those gaps. Community programs can help too.

  5. January 17, 2014

    4 crafty ideas for recycling old credit cards

    Check out these four ways to use outdated credit cards or gift cards to make something special: an earbud holder, potpourri, a unique picture frame and a battery cover for a remote control or other device.

  6. January 14, 2014

    How to talk to your aging parents about money

    No one wants to talk about what happens if your parents become incapacitated. But avoiding the conversation can leave you in the lurch.

  7. January 2, 2014

    What are credit card grace periods?

    If you pay your credit card balance in-full and on-time each month, interest does not start charging immediately on new purchases. This is called a grace period. Let’s see why grace periods are so awesome.

  8. December 20, 2013

    How to use EMV smart chip credit cards

    U.S. financial institutions are finally issuing credit cards with EMV computer chips, which are widespread in other parts of the world. They promise to be more secure than traditional magnetic stripe cards.

  9. November 5, 2013

    Gift cards: How to wrap plastic with pizazz

    Gift cards are great for last-minute presents, especially if the recipient is hard to shop for. But sometimes gift cards are seen like you weren't creative or thoughtful. Check out these tips for turning your gift card wrapping from blah to beautiful.

  10. October 24, 2013

    Hoard or shred? Organizing financial records

    Some of us have a hard time deciding which financial records to keep and which to throw away. Having too many paper records may be unnecessary. But some documents are essential to save -- mainly for tax purposes.

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