CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Miscellaneous'

Mastercard Stand Up To Cancer Campaign

Every year, the MasterCard Stand up to Cancer Campaign leads the charge in the fight for cancer. And every year, it seems to double in size – from its message to its supporters to its presence in the media.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Miscellaneous, Special Offers

Cordray is Confirmed CFPB Chief

It’s been a long few years, but after politicians did their song and dance, complete with holding a confirmation hostage and no shortage of bickering, Richard Cordray is confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief.


Author: CreditCardsCo | Categories: Financial News, Miscellaneous

Those Crazy ATMs

ATMs are lifesavers and for some, they’re a bit too much of a lifesaver. Here’s what to do if your ATM rewards you with too much cash.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Miscellaneous

Financial Considerations with Hurricane Sandy

Many of the nation’s biggest banks are announcing waivers of late fees for credit card payments and NSF charges for checks. JPMorgan Chase is one, but some of its competitors have not agreed.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Miscellaneous

Ut Oh: Trouble Brewing Between McCain, Dimon

John McCain didn’t mince words when he spoke about Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and his “whining” about the recent lawsuit regarding Bear Stearns buyout.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Miscellaneous

The Media and the Truth About Financial Sector

Feel like you don’t know who to trust in the media? How about politicians? It’s a growing problem that neither industry seems to care about as Americans struggle to understand why so little is being done to ensure transparency in the financial sector.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Miscellaneous

Consumers Still Find Difficulties Filing Class Action Suits

Consumers are finding companies are pushing arbitration agreements to the limit, making it difficult to level the playing field. There’s one lawsuit to blame, too.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Miscellaneous

Texting Political Donations

Donating to your presidential candidate has gone high tech, courtesy of a ruling this week that allows us to text our donations.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Miscellaneous

What is Peer to Peer Lending?

We’ve all heard peer to peer lending, but what is it and is it a viable option for those looking to secure personal loans?


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Miscellaneous

Stockton Calif. to File Bankruptcy

All eyes are on Stockton this week as it announces it will file bankruptcy within days. Talks with its creditors fell through after three months of negotiations.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Miscellaneous

College Tuition Up 15%

A new Department of Education report reveals it’s now 15% more expensive to attend college. Will college enrollment drop and force the American dream further out reach?


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Miscellaneous, Student

Finances and Same Sex Couples

Will same sex couples ever enjoy the same benefits as their heterosexual counterparts? Joint banking and credit card accounts were, at one time, out of reach.


Author: CreditCardsCo | Categories: Miscellaneous




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