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The Hidden Dangers of Small Website Transactions

October 20, 2011

E-Commerce continues to grow, and as it does so do the threats of identity theft. The biggest online threats lie within the websites of small companies because they do not necessarily have the support necessary to keep out all threats.

Western Union MoneyWise Prepaid MasterCard Overview

October 4, 2011

The Western Union MoneyWise Prepaid MasterCard is better than cash for so many reasons. You can use it wherever MasterCard is accepted and it is protected should you ever lose your card - something that cash is not.

Pink Kitty Prepaid Teens Card Overview

September 5, 2011

The Pink Kitty Prepaid Teens Card is a fun, convenient, safe, and somewhat educational way for parents to give their teenage children an allowance. Anyone can make a deposit into the prepaid account, which can be used anywhere that accepts debit MasterCard.

Credit Cards with Chips and Pins to Arrive

August 19, 2011

Credit card fraud is happening all of the time. Whether it's due to card theft or fraud over the internet, it's requiring companies to get more advanced with security measures. As a result, chip and pin cards may be reaching the US.

Getting Out of Credit Card Debt

August 6, 2011

In today's economy, many people have racked up quite a debt on their credit cards. With layoffs and a general recession, it's hard to get out of debt. Luckily, there are multiple options that will help you to get out of the debt and bankruptcy is only one of the options.

Fraud Alert vs. Credit Freeze

July 16, 2011

If you are concerned that there are fraudulent or unauthorized charges on your credit report, there are two basic ways that you can go about starting an investigation. These are known as a Fraud Alert and a Credit Freeze, and each works in different ways.

Top Methods of Establishing Credit

July 3, 2011

There are many ways of establishing credit. Whether you are starting credit for the first time or are trying to repair credit from past mistakes, there are several things to do so that credit cards will issue you credit and also improve your credit score.

Are There Benefits of Online Credit Card Applications?

June 16, 2011

There are many benefits to filling out online credit card applications as opposed to paper ones. From convenience to variety, many people have found that using the internet to apply for credit and credit cards makes a lot of sense.

What is a Credit Union?

June 4, 2011

A credit union is like a bank in that it is a place you can go to take care of various financial needs. Unlike a bank, though, a credit union is a cooperative financial institution that is owned and controlled by its members.

Should I Get a Home Equity Loan To Consolidate My Credit Card Debt?

May 19, 2011

During the most recent recession, debt has been the central issue in any financial discussion. High levels of consumer debt and a high rate of unemployment has pushed up the number of non-performing loans. In response to this, a wide range of debt consolidation services have sprung up.

Things to Know about Credit Card Fraud

May 4, 2011

Credit card fraud can fall under many topics including fraud, identity theft, and scams. Learning how to protect yourself against credit card fraud will help you to not fall victim to theft, but teach you what a credit card company should do to help.

PenFed Visa Platinum Rewards Card Review

April 18, 2011

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union knows what you want most out of your credit card: Cashback rewards that make it easy to save. With a high percentage payout on gas and more common payouts on everything else you will see that they know what they are doing.

Keep It Simple with Simmons First Visa Platinum Card

April 3, 2011

Competitive, low rates, a handful of popular features, and, of course, the convenience of immediate availability are what you will find with the Simmons First Visa Platinum credit card. Finding a simpler card in the United States might prove to be difficult.

Use Your Tax Return To Pay Off Credit Cards

March 19, 2011

If you want to pay down your credit cards, a good way to do so is to take your tax refund and apply it towards your balances. You may not be able to pay them all down, but it could make a big difference.

6 Leading Credit Card Reward Programs

March 4, 2011

Reward programs can be described as types of allegiance program, which in itself is a means to an end. It is a system whereby companies are able to identify their best customers and appreciate them in an attempt not to lose them.