Category Archives: Credit Card

Bad Credit Scores Affect Homeowner’s Insurance Premiums

Recent reports show that a consumer’s credit score now has an impact on the cost of homeowner’s insurance, according to the New York Times. If a consumer has a poor credit score, the cost of the premium on his or … Continue reading

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House of Representatives Votes to Gut Dodd-Frank

Republicans in the House of Representatives voted earlier in the week to eliminate the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. Although most political analysts believe the measure will die in the Senate, it will open the door to removing … Continue reading

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Walmart Pay and its Effect on Physical Cards

Walmart has recently souped up its wallet’s features, allowing users to instantly access credit cards they are approved for on Walmart Pay, rather than first having to wait for it in the mail. Many credit card consumers love getting approved … Continue reading

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K-Mart Says Customer’s Credit Card Data Was Stolen

It seems to be a more and more common occurrence to see that some large company or another has their customer’s credit card information stolen. This time the company is K-Mart.   Business Insider says that the holding company for … Continue reading

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The Niece Of Joe Biden Avoids Jail Time In Credit Card Scam

Who says it isn’t an advantage to be family with someone who is powerful? Apparently that is not the case because clearly those who have a family member in power seem to be treated differently than those who do not. … Continue reading

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LendUp Now Offers a Credit Card for People With Bad Credit

Over the past several years, LendUp has spent most of its time working on a way to help people with less-than-stellar credit improve their financial standing. The company is part of an alternative-lending movement that is rapidly developing. Companies such … Continue reading

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Credit Card Customers Suddenly Not Paying Their Cards

Signs in the economy would point to the idea that people in the United States should be doing pretty well. Unemployment is at a 16 year low and the stock market is at an all-time high according to Business Insider. … Continue reading

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Major Credit Card Changes Coming

Most credit card companies offer rewards to people who spend a certain amount of money each month. The credit card rewards are so alluring that you may be tempted to open up a new line of credit. However, on July … Continue reading

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Credit Card Default Rates on the Rise

During the credit crisis about ten years ago, a variety of factors slowly led to the issues that caused a near collapse of the international economic system. While the rate of defaults on mortgages was one of the leading reasons … Continue reading

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More Credit Cards Being Charged Off

More people are missing credit card payments. That is why many banks are writing off the losses. Credit card charge-offs are the highest that they have been since the 2009 recession. Fortunately, there are things that you can do if … Continue reading

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