Significant Increases in Student Credit Card Debt

April 22, 2009

This week, President Obama is turning his attention to credit card abuses, and senior administration officials are scheduled to meet with credit card ...
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More Bad News for Credit Card Customers

April 15, 2009

In this period of increasing APRs and fees, two more major issuers, Discover and Bank of America, recently notified some of their cardholders that the...
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Chase Drops $10 Monthly Service Charge

March 31, 2009

Sometimes banks do listen to complaints from their customers. On Friday, JP Morgan Chase announced that it is going to drop a $10 service charge that ...
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Credit Card Tips During a Divorce

March 27, 2009

Credit card debt is a factor to consider during a divorce. You aren’t just separating your lives but your finances as well. If you do this correctly...
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Pitfalls of Paying Taxes with a Credit Card

March 13, 2009

April 15th is quickly approaching, and while many consumers struggle to find ways to pay their income taxes, credit card issuers are encouraging peopl...
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Credit Card Delinquencies on the Rise

March 10, 2009

Credit card delinquencies are a growing problem for credit card issuers and as a result, issuers are making changes. Several issuers recently reported...
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Will TALF Work in the Credit Card Industry?

March 4, 2009

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve officially launched Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF). It is a $200 billion program that is intended to...
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Credit Card Issuers Make Numerous Changes in First Months of 2009

February 25, 2009

The President and Congress aren’t the only ones who have been busy making changes during the first two months of 2009. Credit card issuers have been...
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A Look at the Fed’s Survey of Consumer Finance

February 19, 2009

Last week, the Federal Reserve released its Survey of Consumer Finances 2007, the triennial look into the financial condition of American families, in...
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“Help With My Credit”—A Good Consumer Tool?

February 18, 2009

Many credit cardholders a having difficulty making their credit card payments. Today, a group of financial institutions and credit card issuers are la...
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