Credit cards usually have 16 digits but can have up to 19. According to, all credit cards have common numbering schemes that signify the issuer and the user, with a check digit on the end. More »

If a credit card number is stolen, consumers should report the theft immediately to their credit card company or ATM provider, as losses resulting from that number being stolen can accumulate quickly as a result of failu... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

As of 2014, credit and debit cards in the United States usually contain a prominently displayed 16-digit number. In addition to a unique card number, cards contain the bank's logo, the owner's name and the card's expirat... More »

Credit cards are usable at store locations that accept credit payments and online merchants, states Forbes. People can also use credit cards for things like mortgage payments, rent and utilities. More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Credit cards from Municipal Credit Union offer no annual fees, fee-free balance transfers and low interest rates. There is no penalty rate pricing or transaction fees with any credit card from Municipal Credit Union, acc... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Credit cards that require deposits are known as secured credit cards, and consumers with poor credit histories can use them to improve their credit ratings, reports Bankrate. The deposit becomes collateral for the credit... More »

Credit card companies that offer a cash back reward programs offer a percentage of charges made on the cards back to the card holder. Credit cards that offer rewards often charge higher annual fees than cards that do not... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending