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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

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

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

Credit Card Budgeting & Lessons Learned from S&P

With the S&P choosing to lower the nation’s credit rating, there are lessons to be learned from what our elected leaders didn’t do. Here’s how you can apply those lessons to your own budgeting efforts.


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

Irresponsible Credit Card Lending

Credit card debt – higher unemployment and interest rates. Statistics show changes in credit card industry still lacking.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Credit Card News

AMEX and Its Calculated Move

American Express and Foursquare have teamed up to define a new niche in the ‘under 35’ set. It’s a golden plan – if they can pull it off.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Credit Card News, Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

Does A “Credit Record Underclass” Exist?

The misuse of credit reports continues in the U.S. Just how far it goes remains to be seen, though credit histories continue to be considered by hiring managers and credit card companies.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Credit Card News, Financial Planning, Report & Score

The Citi Simplicity: Credit, Uncomplicated

The Citi Simplicity credit card is said to be one of the best offers available. Learn more about this card and its perks.


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

Contacted by CitiBank?

CitiBank announced today that more than 200,000 of its customers’ credit card and banking information was recently compromised. Here’s what happened.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Banking, Credit Card News, ID Protection

Good News and Even Better Offers

The big credit card companies just released their monthly figures and if you thought March was a good month, you’ll really be impressed with April’s figures


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Choosing Cards, Credit Card News, Financial Planning

Politics and Your Credit

The 2009 CARD Act, which is still be hashed out despite the law already being in effect, continues to cause heated debates with politicians and financial experts.


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




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