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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.