All posts by Sarah Hefner

Sarah Hefner has written for several publications as well as serving as an editor to various writers. She graduated from the School of Communications & Journalism at Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations.
Tips for Women on Building Their Credit Score

Tips for Women on Building Their Credit Score

July 20, 2018

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Women are doing an incredible job of managing their personal and business lives. But one area that most of us need to better manage is our personal fi..
Millions of Consumers Confused by Free Credit Scores

Millions of Consumers Confused by Free Credit Scores

February 23, 2015

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More than 50 million Americans now have access to free credit scores, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But many of these consum..
Banco Popular Acquires Citi Bank in Spain

Banco Popular Acquires Citi Bank in Spain

July 3, 2014

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Spain’s Banco Popular will purchase Citi Bank’s retail banking and credit card business in Spain. Popular is Spain’s fifth biggest ..
BBB Warns of Text Message Credit Card Scam

BBB Warns of Text Message Credit Card Scam

June 5, 2014

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The Better Business Bureau warned consumers last week of a new credit card scam spreading throughout the country via text message. The fraudulent mess..
Chinese Bank Launches Credit Card for Young Moms

Chinese Bank Launches Credit Card for Young Moms

April 24, 2014

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The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) has developed a credit card specifically for moms of younger children. Women with children under the age of 6 can..
Stolen Target Credit Card Numbers Used in Denver

Stolen Target Credit Card Numbers Used in Denver

April 15, 2014

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More credit card numbers stolen in the Target breach continue to surface. A suspect in Lakewood, Colorado was caught on camera using 16 card numbers f..
CFPB Urges Card Companies to Provide Free Credit Scores

CFPB Urges Card Companies to Provide Free Credit Scores

March 4, 2014

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The Consumer Federal Protection Bureau is urging credit card issuers to provide free credit scores for their customers. Doing so would allow consumer..
Dwolla Drastically Reduces Credit Card Processing Fees

Dwolla Drastically Reduces Credit Card Processing Fees

November 7, 2013

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Most consumers swipe their credit cards without a second thought, not realizing they’re costing a business money in doing so. Business owners ha..
MasterCard to Release Travel Cost Management Program

MasterCard to Release Travel Cost Management Program

November 4, 2013

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MasterCard is releasing a new program for its corporate clients that allows them to closely monitor and control their travel expenses online. The pro..
Online Bank Customers Are Impatient

Online Bank Customers Are Impatient

October 23, 2013

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What do you do when a web page takes too long to download? Do you wait for it to finish, or do you exit out of it entirely? According to a new study f..