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News Tagged - 'credit card companies'

How Banks & Credit Card Companies Verify Identity Online


It’s fascinating to realize every time we apply for a credit card or bank account online, the technology provides for answers within seconds. Ever wonder how they do that?

The Role Your Bank Plays in Protecting Your Finances

April 30, 2013

It’s frustrating, but your bank may be trying to help you by declining some credit card charges. Here’s what to do to make it easier.

3 Money Trends That May Affect You

March 28, 2013

The recession has resulted in new credit scoring models and borrowing options.

New Financial Rules for New Year

January 3, 2013

New year and time for new financial habits, including checking your credit scores and negotiating with your credit card company.

Wall Street 2012: A Look Back

December 24, 2012

In a word, “unpredictable” is best used to describe the year on Wall Street. Here’s how the money movers made it happen.

More Reasons it Pays to Check Your Credit Card Statements

December 10, 2012

There are at least five common methods used to drain unsuspecting credit card users. Here’s what to look for.

Black Friday and Wal Mart Strike?

November 16, 2012

If workers strike on Black Friday, Wal Mart could face a lot of problems for both online shopping and in its stores.

What Obama Re-Election Means for Banks

November 7, 2012

Dodd Frank, CFPB, an Obama second term – all of these dynamics are important to both Wall Street and bankers. Here’s what the election results mean to them.

Problems Ahead for $7.2 Billion Card Fee Ruling

November 2, 2012

The multi billion dollar credit card swipe fee settlement is nearing, but merchants are still saying it’s incomplete.

Chase Freedom MasterCard Offers $100 Cash Bonus

October 5, 2012

Looking for a great no annual fee card with a 15 month 0% APR? Consider the Chase Freedom MasterCard

Reexamining Prepaid Cards

September 27, 2012

The recent boost in prepaid card popularity somehow slipped under the radar of some consumers as well as industry experts alike. They are so popular, in fact, that some people prefer them over traditional checking accounts!

Is Time Right for MasterCard World Elite?

September 12, 2012

Imagine living the life of a rock star. Or Donald Trump. MasterCard World Elite can make it happen – if you can afford it, of course.