How to Prepare for Job and Income Loss

March 25, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans now find themselves without work, with reduced income, or with no income at all. Approximately tw...
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Credit Card Companies Offer Relief during Coronavirus Outbreak

March 18, 2020

President Trump has declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a national emergency, recommending that social gatherings of no more than 10 people. As a result...
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How Covid-19 Could Transform the Contactless Payment Market

March 17, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has determined that germs linked to Covid-19 may live on cash bills for several days following initial contact. Th...
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Department of Justice Launches Investigation against FICO for Exclusionary Conduct

March 16, 2020

Last Friday, the Department of Justice opened a civil investigation against the Fair Isaac Corporation. (FICO). The DOJ’s Antitrust Division is ...
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Coronavirus Raises Concerns about How Americans Pay for Emergency Medical Costs

March 11, 2020

As the number of coronavirus cases in the United States continues to rise, Americans seem to be thinking about their finances as much as their health....
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CFPB Files Lawsuit against Fifth Third Bank for Opening Unauthorized Accounts

March 10, 2020

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bank for allegedly opening accounts without customer consent. The Bur...
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LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–March 6, 2020

March 6, 2020

Visa Joins Mastercard in Cutting Revenue Outlook on Virus Impact Visa became the latest payments firm to face a hit from the spread of coronavirus. Th...
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62% of Americans Don’t Know the Impact Payment History Has on Credit Scores

March 5, 2020

In order to maximize your credit score, you need to know how it’s calculated. According to a new study, 62% of Americans do not know that paymen...
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3 Out Of 4 Americans Opt for Direct Deposit Tax Refunds

March 4, 2020

Tax season is in full swing, and Americans want their refunds as quickly and conveniently as possible. According to research from ACI Worldwide, 74% o...
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Wells Fargo Launches Two New Bank Accounts with Limited Overdraft Fees

March 3, 2020

Wells Fargo plans to launch two new bank accounts early next year. Today, the bank announced the development of a no-overdraft and limited-overdraft a...
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