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Changing Careers? Expect a Credit Check

Foreclosures, bankruptcies and missed credit card payments are all part of many Americans’ credit reports these days. Changing jobs can double your problems if you’re required to sign a consent form for a routine credit check.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card Basics, Credit Card News, Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

President’s Speech Warning to Credit Card Companies?

What does President Obama’s speech mean for the 2009 CARD Act, if anything? And how are credit card companies luring us for the 2011 holiday shopping season?


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Credit Card News, Credit Card Reform

Think Gift Cards this 2011 Holiday Season

The holidays are quickly approaching. Don’t be caught off guard. Gift cards are the perfect solution for friends and business gift cards eliminate the guesswork for co-workers and employees.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Choosing Cards, Prepaid

Prioritizing Debt & Savings

Many of us are wondering what we should be focusing our attention on these days: paying down our credit card debt or working on building our savings. Here are a few questions you should be asking yourself.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Credit Card Basics, Credit Card Debt, Credit Card Tips

No Annual Fee Credit Card Offers

No annual fee credit card offers are a great way to save money. Here are a few of the latest offers for consumers and small businesses.


Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Choosing Cards, Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

New Survey on Terms & Conditions, Transparency

Wondering how transparent your credit card company’s website is? Take a look and see how yours ranked.


Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Credit Card News, Credit Card Tips

Going Digital with Your Credit Cards

Ready to move into the financial digital age? Visa and Google just might be able to help you achieve that goal by the end of the year.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

2011 Holiday Season: Rewards Cards Offers

The better prepared you are for the 2011 holiday season, the better position you’ll be in to take advantage of cash back offers and rotating categories that offer additional savings. See what Chase, Discover and others are offering.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Card Rewards, Choosing Cards, Credit Card Tips

Business Credit Cards: New Arrivals

Regardless of whether or not the media says the economy is proving and despite all of the mixed messages we get from Wall Street, the fact is, small business owners are moving forward with an eye to the economy, but more importantly, with goals that reach the sky.


Author: CreditCardsCo | Categories: Business, Choosing Cards, Credit Card Tips

Can the U.S. Meet Visa’s Plans to Adopt New Technology?

Visa has plans to ensure new EMV technology is incorporated in the United States. The chip migration and EMV technology is safer for both consumers and merchants.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card News, New Credit Cards

5 Years Old & Bankrupt – ID Theft’s Youngest Victims

Thieves are targeting young children, especially foster children. They’re stealing IDs and purchasing cell phones and applying for credit cards. Often, families don’t even know it’s happening


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: ID Protection

Financial Resources for Service Members

The Office of Servicemember Affairs was founded to serve as a financial advocate for military members, their families and veterans. Learn more about it here.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Financial Planning, Special Offers




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