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Discover Website Ranked Top For Customer Experience

29 July 2011, by CreditCardsCo

Discover Website Ranked Top For Customer Experience

Discover Financial Services have announced victory in a prestigious industry survey of the top credit card websites after edging ahead of previous winners Bank of America.





New Federal Watchdog Launches To Mixed Reception

28 July 2011, by Brian Weston

New Federal Watchdog Launches To Mixed Reception

A new federal watchdog launched on Thursday among a flurry of controversy and uncertainty regarding its leadership, its future and it’s powers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is intended to police all financial products, but many consumers fear it may …





Report Highlights Credit Card Processing For Individuals

27 July 2011, by Brian Weston

Report Highlights Credit Card Processing For Individuals

A recent report detailed how consumers and small businesses could boost their sales by accepting credit cards in a variety of different ways.





U.S. Bank Set To Launch Wearable E-Wallet

26 July 2011, by Carolyn Spiel

U.S. Bank Set To Launch Wearable E-Wallet

Following successful trials of MasterCard’s PayPass enabled wristbands at a UK music festival earlier this year, U.S. Bank are set to introduce the VITAband, a wristband containing not only a MasterCard PayPass chip, but also the wearer’s emergency contacts and …





Amex Introduce Facebook Ads As Reward Option

25 July 2011, by Brent Thomas

Amex Introduce Facebook Ads As Reward Option

American Express is breaking new ground by allowing card members to pay for Facebook advertising using American Express Membership Rewards points.





Consumer Credit Card Debt Sees 5% Increase

22 July 2011, by Joanne Lee

Consumer Credit Card Debt Sees 5% Increase

According to data released by the Federal Reserve last Friday, consumer credit card balances saw a 5 percent increase, the biggest percentage increase seen in almost 3 years.





Fed Rules Banks Must Reveal Credit Score

21 July 2011, by Roberta Sanchez

Fed Rules Banks Must Reveal Credit Score

The Federal Reserve has ruled that credit card applicants can now see their credit scores free of charge when a bank bases a decision to decline service based on the credit score.





FFIEC Set Out Guidelines For Safer Mobile Banking

20 July 2011, by Scott Townsend

FFIEC Set Out Guidelines For Safer Mobile Banking

Consumers who use mobile banking might be interested to find that no less than six federal regulators recently teamed up to make accounts managed by mobile banking more secure.





Food and Gas Prices Increased Card Delinquencies

19 July 2011, by Brent Thomas

Food and Gas Prices Increased Card Delinquencies

There are currently around 9.2 percent of Americans who are unemployed and first quarter economic growth is a very poor 1.8 percent annualized rate making it no surprise that more consumers are struggling to meet credit card and debt repayments.





Capital One Offers $250 Airline Credit

18 July 2011, by Roberta Sanchez

Capital One Offers $250 Airline Credit

Capital One has joined the ongoing battle between credit card issuers to land new customers for the summer vacation season by offering 25,000 bonus miles to new customers.





Credit Card Standards Relax For First Time Since 2008

15 July 2011, by Brian Weston

Credit Card Standards Relax For First Time Since 2008

For the first time in the past 4 years, credit card standards have eased for some of the nation’s top 16 lenders.

An annual study from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency revealed that 25 percent of …





Discount Gas With Walmart Cards

14 July 2011, by Joanne Lee

Discount Gas With Walmart Cards

Gas prices across the United States of America are currently sky rocketing, but mega retailer Walmart are pushing back prices by offering their customers a 10 cents per gallon price reduction on gas purchased at Walmart and Murphy USA gas …








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