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Should I Avoid Store Credit Cards During The Holidays?

As you begin your holiday shopping, you will undoubtedly be asked to apply for a number of store credit cards. You could accept these offers and the discounts that accompany them, but doing so may not be the best decision for your long-term finances. Should you avoid store credit cards during the holidays? The Benefits


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Should I Avoid Store Credit Cards During The Holidays?

November 21, 2015

As you begin your holiday shopping, you will undoubtedly be asked to apply for a number of store credit cards. You could accept these offers and the d..
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Consumers are Treating Themselves with eGift Cards

November 20, 2015

eGift card purchases are growing, but people are buying them for themselves, not to give as presents, according to a survey conducted by Blackhawk Net..
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Businesses Investing Much More in Mobile App Development

Nine out of ten large private companies plan to increase their investment in mobile application development in the next year, according to a survey fr..
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Attorneys General Demand Chip and PIN Credit Card Security

The fight for chip and PIN credit cards just got a little stronger, thanks to a letter signed by the attorneys general from eight states and the Distr..
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LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–November 20, 2015

First U.S. Debit Card Ready for Use in Cuba Americans visiting Cuba can finally put away their cash and pull out their debit card. MasterCard and Fort..
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Baby Boomers and Generation X Pessimistic About Retirement

November 19, 2015

Baby Boomers and Generation Xers feel that less reliable pensions and longer life expectancies make it more likely they will outlive their retirement ..
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Online Retail Fraud Attempts Jumped 30% in Past Year

As consumers and retailers prepare for the holidays, both groups need to be vigilant against fraud. A new study found that online retail fraud atte..
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Layaway Plans Popular Again During 2015 Holiday Shopping Season

To attract holiday shoppers and encourage spending, retailers are promoting layaway plans with lower service fees and longer layaway periods. Many sto..
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Heartland, Pinnacle Bring EMV POS Solutions to Convenience Stores

The first point-of-sale (POS) system for convenience stores and petroleum retailers that is compliant with EMV guidelines has been introduced by Hear..
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The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for November 18, 2015

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report is based on our Complete Credit Card Index which tracks the advertised rates of 1,060 credit ca..

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