LowCards Exclusive Study: Identity Theft Concerns Shifting Shopping Habits of Americans

Identity theft has become a major concern for the American consumer and is now having a significant impact on their shopping habits. These are the findings of an exclusive survey conducted on over 400 random individuals by LowCards.com.   Nearly 46% of … Continue reading

Identity Fraud Continues to Skyrocket

Identity theft is happening all the time--literally. A new report by Javelin Strategy & Research shows that there was a new identity fraud victim nearly every two seconds in 2013. Last year, there were an estimated 13.1 million victims of identity … Continue reading

Card Study Shows Bank of America Tops in Security

Bank of America earned the title of Best in Class for Security in Javelin Strategy and Research's 9th Annual Credit Card Issuers' Identity Score Card. This is the seventh year in a row that the banking giant has earned this … Continue reading

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–November 15, 2013

Credit Card Debt Declines for Fourth Straight Month U.S. credit card balances declined for the fourth consecutive month in September, suggesting rising caution among the nation's consumers. Revolving credit, which largely reflects money owed on credit cards, fell by a … Continue reading

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft

As consumers take steps in this new year to get their finances in order, they should also take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from identity theft. Over 11.6 million people were victims of identity theft in 2011, according to … Continue reading

Is There Really Magic in This Prepaid Card?

Another celebrity is entering the prepaid market: Magic Johnson. The NBA Hall of Famer is entering a partnership with OneWest Bank, FSB and introducing a reloadable prepaid MasterCard. The "Magic Card" targets people who don't have a traditional bank deposit … Continue reading