Credit Card Tips for International Travel

May 27, 2008

We are entering the peak of the travel season. Americans making international trips know that the dollar has dropped in value, adding to the cost of o...
CONTINUE READING

CNNMoney.com quotes LowCards.com CEO

May 17, 2008

How credit cards boost gas prices …Not only do cards charge a variety of rates, but some retailers get charged different rates than others. “The r...
CONTINUE READING

Unique Way to Save on Gasoline Purchases

May 15, 2008

Just as analysts predicted, gas prices are quickly climbing toward $4.00 per gallon. This is a blow to many household budgets and consumers are lookin...
CONTINUE READING

Do the Fed’s Proposed Changes in Credit Cards Go Far Enough?

May 5, 2008

On Friday, the Federal Reserve released its proposal for prohibiting unfair practices by credit card issuers. The provisions include: * Prohibiting ba...
CONTINUE READING

Yahoo / US News and World Report recommends LowCards.com

April 30, 2008

3 Ways to Make the Fed’s Moves Work for You 1. Credit Card Companies Are More Willing to Offer Lower Rates Card providers often say yes to consumers...
CONTINUE READING

Another Rate Cut–Good News for Credit Card Consumers?

April 30, 2008

The Fed cut the federal funds rate by one-fourth of a percent on Wednesday. The rate is now 2.00%, a decline of 3.25% since September 18, 2007. This k...
CONTINUE READING

Revenues from Bank Fees Up 41% in Four Years

April 25, 2008

Last week, Congress continued its investigation of the credit card industry. This is becoming a tense issue for credit card companies as they defend t...
CONTINUE READING

USA Today Recommends LowCards.com

April 17, 2008

10 myths about investing and finances that trip up people. If you do carry a balance, look for a low-rate card on … LowCards.com. Just be sure to l...
CONTINUE READING

US News and World Reports interviews LowCards CEO

April 16, 2008

Investing Guide for 20-Somethings …To decide which card to pay off first, check the credit limits, says Bill Hardekopf, chief executive ofLowCards.c...
CONTINUE READING

What do Airline Mergers Mean for Credit Card Users?

April 16, 2008

Yesterday, Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines announced their proposed merger. Since both have their own credit card reward programs with separate ...
CONTINUE READING