CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Banking'
CitiBank announced today that more than 200,000 of its customers’ credit card and banking information was recently compromised. Here’s what happened.
Today’s thieves try to stay a step ahead of the credit card companies’ security measures. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and credit card theft.
Bank of America is in the hot seat due to its announcement of charging an annual fee of $59 for close to 2 million of its customers.
To use or not to use, that is the question. In his day, William Shakespeare didn’t have to wrestle with such a problematic question! However, this is a question people really do have to make up their own minds about.
Have you ever had the unfortunate experience of having your credit card declined while paying for dinner after a day of shopping, or worse, being declined while on vacation in a foreign country? There are several reasons for a credit card to be declined and it isn’t necessarily because you’ve reached your credit limit.
Choosing your bank for your savings is one of the most important decisions you can make in life. This is an institution that will be responsible for your hard earned money and you want it to be safe.
A fraud alert is a by-product of Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003. It is one of the provisions of the act designed to reduce and curb the incidence of identity theft and misappropriation of information.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an institution created amidst the chaos of the Great Depression following the Glass-Steagall Act in 1933. The primary purpose of the FDIC is to back the deposits held in the major US Banks.
Most merchants abide by the terms and conditions specified by credit card companies. However, if your merchant is not abiding by credit card rules, or cheating you when you use your credit card, then you can ask for redressal once you are sure that the merchant is not following set terms and conditions.
For every $10,000 deposited to WTDirect savings account, you will receive a $100 bonus, up to a maximum of $500. WT Direct has never offered such a higher cash bonus. Get the bonus and enjoy your savings! (Note: Offer Discontinued.)
A small New Jersey bank that specializes in credit cards for people with damaged credit histories has shut down its card program because of regulatory problems.
Discover Bank has updated its CD, IRA, Money Market, and Online Savings rates. The most up-to-date rates effective as of 4/27/2010.