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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?

Visa and MasterCard Bolstered by Consumer Spending

May 2, 2013

Visa and MasterCard offer up a mixed bag of profits and updates. Swipe fee lawsuits and technology play a role, too.

Despite High Hopes, US Holiday Retail Sales Weak

December 26, 2012

Those holding out hopes that the holiday season would boost the economy are disappointed with the less than one percent retail sales growth.

Which Credit Card CEO Made Fortune 500 List?

November 30, 2012

The Fortune 500 list has one credit card CEO in the top it. It’s MasterCard’s President and CEO Ajay Banga.

FTC Looking Into Possible Visa Violations

November 19, 2012

Did Visa violate the Durbin Amendment? This is the one most controversial aspect of the Dodd Frank financial reform laws.

Romney: You’re On Your Own

November 9, 2012

Many Romney aides got a rude awakening when they tried to use campaign credit cards to pay final bills and cab fares.

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

Groupon Wants To Innovate Credit Card Payments

September 25, 2012

Groupon, the world’s largest and most beloved online daily deals program announced, recently, that they are launching a new credit card program. This program sounds like a great idea, but has stiff competition from PayPal and Square.

Understanding The Benefits of Your Credit Card’s Purchase Protection Plan

September 13, 2012

Many credit cards offer purchase protection as a standard benefit but if you want to take full advantage of it, make sure that you understand how it works and what it covers.

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.

Bank of America, Fannie Mae Talk Bad Mortgages

August 3, 2012

Bank of America feels as though it shouldn’t shoulder bad mortgages, even as other banks have. Fannie Mae continues to insist it’s BoA’s responsibility.