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Consumer Complaints Site Opens

The long-awaited CFPB database is now live. Consumers can now review a credit card company’s complaints by customers – and those companies are not happy.


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

How Cash Back Credit Cards are Faring

Credit card companies, always in search of the incentives to lure new consumers, have used cash back rewards credit cards for quite some time. Here’s how they’re doing in their efforts.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Card Rewards, Credit Card News

Visa, MasterCard: Contests & Sweepstakes

Wouldn’t it be great for our credit card companies to reward us with impressive contest winnings? A trip to the Grammy Awards and cold hard cash during tax season are up for grabs.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Credit Card News, Financial News

MasterCard: We Are Entering EMV Market

Even though Visa has a wide head start, MasterCard is finally on board with the new credit card EMV chip technology that promises better protection against fraud.


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

President Obama Goes High Tech with Credit Card Donations

The Obama Victory Fund mobile phone credit card donations app was unveiled this week, complete with a credit card swiper for campaign workers. And who says politics, money and technology can’t seamlessly change the world?


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card News

Chase Credit Card Offers

Variety and consumer satisfaction are two reasons why Chase continues to dominate the credit card industry. Here are a few of the many offers by Chase Bank.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Choosing Cards, Credit Card News

Visa, MasterCard, WikiLeaks: Is it a Wash?

Visa and MasterCard seem to have bowed to the latest in the Julian Assange/WikiLeaks controversy. They’re now allowing credit card donations by their card holders to the controversial website.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card News, Financial News

Credit Card Offers Luring Subprime Borrowers Again

If you’ve found yourself in the subprime category with your credit scores, you might be the kind of borrower some lenders are looking for. Many are revamping their credit card offers for those whose credit history has taken a hit in recent years.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Bad Credit, Choosing Cards, Credit Card News

Bill My Parents & MasterCard Team for Prepaid Card

The new MasterCard, Bill My Parents campaign offers powerful tools for parents to guide teens and young adults into responsible money management. Learn more about this offer.


Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Credit Card News, Prepaid, Student

Discover Claims Top Spot in ID Fraud Prevention

Discover claimed the number one spot for the second year in a row for its many checks and balances for fraud prevention. Learn more about those checks and balances.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card News, Financial Planning, ID Protection

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




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