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March 27, 2012

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and generous credit card reward programs can help you earn a free plane ticket for that upcoming trip. But ...

March 15, 2012

Debt collection consistently ranks extremely high in any survey or study that tracks consumer complaints. Debt collection is an industry with an aggre...

March 7, 2012

Two new trends are emerging in the credit card industry, and a new card from Barclays will try to attract cardholders by incorporating both of theseÂ...

February 21, 2012

Think twice about what you buy with a credit card because your personal shopping is collected by Visa, MasterCard, banks, credit card issuers, and sma...

February 14, 2012

The volume of mail delivered by the U.S.Postal Service fell nearly 6 percent in fiscal 2011, but credit cards mailings last year jumped 37 percent, ac...

February 7, 2012

In the past few weeks, consumers have received their credit card bills, revealing the financial damage from the Christmas season. Financial relief may...

January 31, 2012

Credit cards are like relationships. It’s sometimes hard to break up and the split may hurt you more than the other party. While it may feel good to...

January 17, 2012

We’ve all been tempted by the immediate benefit–save 10% or maybe even 15% on your current purchase when you apply for the store’s credit card. ...

November 9, 2011

Throughout 2011, credit card issuers have sweetened reward card offers to attract more consumers. Since most consumers spend so much additional money ...

October 25, 2011

Consumer credit cards aren’t the only cards that have beefed up rewards to attract new customers. Issuers are looking to increase the number of sma...

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