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November 13, 2012

Most everyone has left a tip at a restaurant with a credit card. In fact, it is built into the payment processing software and even prints out on yo...
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November 8, 2012

A majority of the current credit card commercials promote a rewards program. The rewards usually offer one or two percent back in the form of cash reb...
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November 7, 2012

A bank in Russia will issue a credit card made out of solid gold. And even some diamonds and pearls. Sherbank, a bank in Kazakhstan, is issuing a Visa...
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November 5, 2012

It is very common to receive convenience checks from your credit card issuer. These promotional checks look like free money, with 0 percent offers in ...
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November 1, 2012

We all know the world around us is changing at a very fast pace. The newest, hottest smart phone today is already out of date and being replaced afte...
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October 30, 2012

If you are close to bankruptcy, your lenders probably already know about it. Credit reporting agencies have their own formulas that predict the likeli...
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October 30, 2012

There are enough things to scare you on Halloween, so your credit card bill doesn’t need to be one of them.  Whether you use your credit card f...
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October 25, 2012

As the holiday season approaches, more consumers will be turning to the Internet to do their shopping.  While there are numerous rules and regulat...
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October 24, 2012

Data breaches and credit card fraud are becoming common occurrences. Yesterday’s revelation that hackers stole credit card information from 63 B...
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October 23, 2012

Credit card companies are in fierce competition to retain current cardholders and gain new ones from their competitors. One of the ways they are doin...
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