Credit Cards

CardRatings Speaks Out on Final Chapter of the CARD Act

September 20, 2010

Little Rock, AR — CardRatings.com — the most comprehensive free source for comparing credit card offers — recently published a series of expert-driven articles and blog posts on the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act, scheduled to launch its final chapter on August 22, 2010. Curtis Arnold, founder of CardRatings.com, summarizes the last […]

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7 Bad Habits That Can Send You into Bankruptcy

September 17, 2010

(Guest post by BillShrink.com) In the first half of 2010, personal bankruptcy filings in the U.S. totaled 770,000+ people.  And, from June 2009 and June 2010, an astonishing 1.5 million bankruptcy cases were processed, a 20% rise from the previous year. Filing for bankruptcy is a difficult, emotionally draining process and a financial outcome that you should […]

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Top 5 Financial Tips for a New Breed of Credit Card Smart College Students

September 2, 2010

New York, NY (PRWEB) – It’s time to head back to college, so pack your trunk with some credit card tips that could be some of the best lessons you ever learn. Debt is a four letter word that can have long lasting adverse effects for college students and their families – well beyond graduation. […]

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Credit Card Issuers Now More Open to Negotiating Rates With Customers

August 11, 2010

As the credit freeze begins to thaw, credit card issuers are becoming more open to negotiating interest rates. DebtGoal, the leader in online personal debt management, has data from users of its free online tool NegotiateMyRate showing that rate negotiations are now significantly more successful than they were just a few months ago. Since its […]

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Personal Finance Expert Gives Commandments to “Get Thee Out of Debt”

August 5, 2010

Just like the government, consumers are trying to find answers to the economic crisis.  Many of these consumers are concerned about debt, more specifically how to control debt. Laura Rowley, Yahoo! Finance personal finance guru gives key commandments to make sure they act as their own financial regulators. Her commandments include: Thou shalt not live beyond thy means. […]

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American Express Launches New Summer Travel Promotion — Offering Cardmembers Triple Membership Rewards Points on Airfare

July 15, 2010

AMERICAN EXPRESS LAUNCHES NEW SUMMER TRAVEL PROMOTION, OFFERING CARDMEMBERS TRIPLE MEMBERSHIP REWARDS® POINTS ON AIRFARE WHAT: American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced a nationwide promotion that will allow U.S. Consumer and OPEN Green, Gold1, Platinum and Centurion Charge Cardmembers enrolled in the Membership. Rewards program to receive triple points on all purchases with all major […]

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12 Tips to Reducing Online Payment Anxiety

July 14, 2010

Via FreeShipping.org Online shopping is a godsend to busy consumers; grand entertainment for the homebound; and — sometimes — frightening to those who’ve experienced identity theft. More than 92 million people made online purchases last year using credit cards, debit cards and services like PayPal and Google Checkout. To use a few football metaphors, the […]

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