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December 23, 2020

US Credit Card Applications Tumble Demand for consumer credit in the U.S. has fallen dramatically during the Covid-19 crisis, with credit card applica...
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December 23, 2020

American Express has one of the more prestigious names in the credit card industry. But many people don’t know that it began as a freight forwar...
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December 22, 2020

The program started in December 2018. Since its debut, it has helped millions of consumers increase their credit score. Some see substantial increases...
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December 21, 2020

Venmo is a peer-to-peer payment platform that PayPal acquired in 2013. Venmo can be used to send money to friends and family members, and it is also a...
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December 18, 2020

Watch Out for Covid Surcharges on Credit Card Statements Industry reports indicate that credit card surcharges may be becoming a mainstream practice d...
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December 16, 2020

The Build Mastercard is a card designed for people who had serious credit problems. It charges setup and maintenance fees to offset that risk. It is m...
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December 15, 2020

As Americans approach the end of 2020, we can finally quantify some of the effects of COVID-19. According to research from Competiscan, there has been...
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December 14, 2020

While people with good or excellent credit can qualify for dozens of credit card offers, those with poor or no credit usually struggle to get approved...
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December 11, 2020

Zelle is a peer-to-peer payment platform focused on bank-to-bank transfers. It was launched back in 2017 as a competitor for PayPal’s Venmo, but...
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December 10, 2020

Capital One Stops ‘Risky’ Buy-Now-Pay-Later Credit Card Transactions Capital One has barred customers using its credit cards to clear buy-...
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