How to Shop for a Credit Card

January 13, 2010

January is historically the busiest month for credit card applications. Consumers are inspired by New Year’s resolutions to save money or find thems...
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Credit Card Debt Declining at Record Level

January 11, 2010

Data released on Friday by the Federal Reserve shows that the consumer debt is declining at a record pace. The Federal Reserve Consumer Credit report ...
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2009: A Turbulent Year for Credit Card Issuers and Cardholders

December 16, 2009

This past year has been one of the most turbulent years in the history of the credit card industry for both issuers and cardholders. Issuers made subs...
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New Credit Card Practices Costing Consumers Millions of Dollars

December 11, 2009

A study released yesterday by the Center for Responsible Lending gives new data to show that credit card issuers have instituted a number of “hidden...
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Credit Card Debt Continues to Fall

December 9, 2009

Data released this week by the Federal Reserve shows that the consumer debt continues to decline. The Federal Reserve Consumer Credit report reveals t...
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Consumer Tips on Applying for a New Credit Card

December 9, 2009

December and January are traditionally the busiest months for new credit card applications. Shoppers want lower rates for their holiday purchases. Bud...
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Bleak Holiday for Credit Card Issuers?

November 18, 2009

New holiday spending surveys are providing data that shows consumers plan to cut their holiday spending and reduce their usage of credit cards. Credit...
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Bleak Holiday for Credit Card Issuers

November 18, 2009

New holiday spending surveys are providing data that shows consumers plan to cut their holiday spending and reduce their usage of credit cards. Credit...
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Consumer Tips on Credit Card APR Increases

November 12, 2009

Many credit card consumers have been hit with interest rate increases in 2009 that have more than doubled their rates. A tremendous number of fee and ...
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Fed Survey Confirms Credit Card Issuers Raising Rates and Cutting Limits

November 11, 2009

A Federal Reserve survey released yesterday showed that a substantial number of credit card issuers have cut credit limits, increased interest rates, ...
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