Financial Tips for Newlyweds

July 9, 2008

It is wedding season. You are about to join your lives together, but this person also becomes your business partner. One of the best ways to build a s...
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New Charges with Frequent Flier Programs

July 3, 2008

If you are using frequent flier miles for a summer vacation, celebrate your good timing. Soon, most major airlines will charge a fee to redeem your fr...
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Rising Prices, Credit Card Fees Crippling Gas Station Owners

June 26, 2008

Skyrocketing gas prices are not just creating major problems for consumers but, surprisingly, for gas station owners as well. Station owners are makin...
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Credit Card Tips for International Travel

May 27, 2008

We are entering the peak of the travel season. Americans making international trips know that the dollar has dropped in value, adding to the cost of o...
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Unique Way to Save on Gasoline Purchases

May 15, 2008

Just as analysts predicted, gas prices are quickly climbing toward $4.00 per gallon. This is a blow to many household budgets and consumers are lookin...
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Do the Fed’s Proposed Changes in Credit Cards Go Far Enough?

May 5, 2008

On Friday, the Federal Reserve released its proposal for prohibiting unfair practices by credit card issuers. The provisions include: * Prohibiting ba...
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Another Rate Cut–Good News for Credit Card Consumers?

April 30, 2008

The Fed cut the federal funds rate by one-fourth of a percent on Wednesday. The rate is now 2.00%, a decline of 3.25% since September 18, 2007. This k...
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Revenues from Bank Fees Up 41% in Four Years

April 25, 2008

Last week, Congress continued its investigation of the credit card industry. This is becoming a tense issue for credit card companies as they defend t...
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What do Airline Mergers Mean for Credit Card Users?

April 16, 2008

Yesterday, Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines announced their proposed merger. Since both have their own credit card reward programs with separate ...
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