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In recent times it has become commonplace for consumers to be asked if they would be interested in signing up to a store card when making payment at the cash register.
In the past few months, there has been ever increasing interest in prepaid or reloadable credit cards.
Earlier this week Iberiabank introduced its new Platinum Card complete with ‘ScoreCard’ benefits which allows consumers to earn up to 17,000 bonus points during the first year that their account is open.
Citigroup announced this past week that they will retain their once beleaguered retail credit card division.
Citi announced early this week that they had agreed a multi-year renewal of their credit card agreement with the country’s fourth largest retailer, Sears Holdings Corporation.
Due in large part to the ever evolving new technology and mobile card readers it is becoming increasingly possible to buy just about anything using your credit card.
In recent months, consumers have benefited from increased reward programs and additional cardholder benefits as credit card issuers battle to hold on to existing customers and to snare new ones.
The new Durbin Amendment “swipe fee” caps have now been in place for over two weeks and many of the big banks are introducing fees for checking accounts and debit card usage in order to make up for the losses …
It has only been a few weeks since the cap on debit card interchange fees was put into action, but already there is an effort to have Congress overturn the Durbin Amendment.
Regions Bank has teamed up with the University of Alabama to let fans show their team spirit with the new University of Alabama CheckCard which is co-branded and decked out in the distinctive crimson and white team colors.
Consumers who shop at Costco are now able to enjoy some generous benefits with the co-branded True Earnings Card from Costco and American Express.
Visa and MasterCard have eliminated discounts on small ticket purchases in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s debit card interchange fee caps. This has hit ‘Mom and Pop’ stores hard.