Credit Card Update December 3

December 3, 2010

MORE THAN 8 MILLION PEOPLE DROP OUT OF CREDIT CARD USE More than 8 million consumers stopped using credit cards over the past year. The decline stems ...
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Credit Card Update November 24

November 24, 2010

AMERICAN EXPRESS: OPERATING IN AN UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENT American Express is operating amid uncertainty stemming from the slow pace of economic recove...
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Credit Card Update November 19

November 19, 2010

DELINQUENCY RATES DROP IN OCTOBER ALTHOUGH LOSSES FROM SOURING LOANS REMAIN STEEP Monthly data released by several major credit-card issuers indicated...
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Credit Card Update November 12

November 12, 2010

NEW WAYS BANKERS ARE SPYING ON YOU Big Banker is watching you-more closely than ever. With lenders still skittish about making new loans, credit burea...
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Credit Card Update October 29

October 29, 2010

FOR MANY OVER 55, DEBT DEFERS DREAMS A growing number of Americans age 55 and older have put their retirement dreams on hold as they face a dismal fin...
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Credit Card Update October 21

October 21, 2010

GOING ON A DIET? START PAYING WITH CASH Paying with credit or debit cards makes people more likely to make impulsive, unhealthy food purchases, accor...
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Credit Card Update October 15

October 15, 2010

DISCOVER SAYS US ANTITRUST SETTLEMENT WON’T HELP CONSUMERS U.S. consumers aren’t likely to benefit from an antitrust settlement that lets merchant...
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Credit Card Update October 7

October 7, 2010

SURVEY FINDS CREDIT CARD ISSUES IMPROVING IN WAKE OF CREDIT CARD REFORM BUT SOME PERILS REMAIN With the protections of the Credit Card Act of 2009 in ...
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Credit Card Update September 24 2010

September 24, 2010

COLLEGE TIES TO BANKS, CREDIT CARD COMPANIES MAKING THEM MILLIONS Colleges, universities and their alumni associations pocket millions of dollars a y...
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Weekly Credit Card Update September 17

September 17, 2010

MASTERCARD SEES SURGE IN CHINA CREDIT CARD USE MasterCard Inc. said it expects China to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest credit-card market...
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