Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

August 2012 News Archive

Showing Respect: Purdue Fed Delays Promo of New Ad

Out of respect for American astronaut Neil Armstrong, who passed away last week, Purdue Federal Credit Union pushed back its latest marketing campaign featuring another astronaut who shared that glorious moment, Eugene Cernan

Consumers Report They Will Not Pay Surcharges

by Evita Page

A recent poll shows that most Americans would forgo credit card use if retailers started charging usage fees, which is a change that many expect to occur in light of recent shifts in the industry.

Re-booking Flights Due to Isaac

by Jon Dell

Several airlines are accommodating fliers who found themselves stuck in an airport with a cancelled flight due to Tropical Storm Isaac

PayPal And Discover Redefine the Mobile Wallet

by Antonio Bard

As the mobile payment/digital wallet game ramps up, the announcement of Discover’s partnership with PayPal is definitely a big sign of things to come from two of the biggest names in the financial sector.

Are You Carrying Too Many Credit Cards?

by Beth May

Want to improve your credit scores? Here are a few tips that will help you meet your financial goals.

American Express Still America’s Favorite

by Evita Page

American Express ranks at the top of the annual J.D. Power & Assoc report with Discover and Chase coming close.

Credit Card Fees Found To Outweigh Rewards

by Beth May

A recent study has found that as many as 20 percent of all credit cards have annual fees that are higher than the rewards they payout and the trend continues in several other ways.

Is the Fiscal Cliff a Threat?

by Antonio Bard

Most financial and political analysts believe Congress will make a last minute “patch” to avoid a fiscal cliff for the good of the country. Others aren’t that hopeful.

Personal Credit May Be the Future of Small Business Capital

by Jon Dell

Many small business owners, these days, are learning that personal credit can be a powerful tool, especially in place of larger (and harder-to-get) business loans. It helps that technology has improved business processing so that less money is required for …

Financial Rules via Facebook

by Beth May

More changes at CFPB is good for the American consumer. Now, you can weigh in on financial laws that will affect you – and you can do it via Facebook or another government site, Regulation Room

AMEX Black Card: Prestige & Power

by Evita Page

The AMEX Black Card is available by invitation only. That, and fees that total close to $10,000 the first year, is about all that’s known about this prestigious credit card.

Unemployment Filings Up by 2,000

by CreditCardsLab

It just wouldn’t be American politics if the dems and pubs didn’t bicker on the latest job numbers. In a tough economy, though, there are some saying a 2,000 increase in unemployment filings isn’t a bad thing.