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U.S. Bank Pilots Instant Credit App

31 October 2011, by Roberta Sanchez

U.S. Bank Pilots Instant Credit App

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.





Tips For Using Reloadable Cards

28 October 2011, by Brent Thomas

Tips For Using Reloadable Cards

In the past few months, there has been ever increasing interest in prepaid or reloadable credit cards.





ScoreCard Rewards With Iberiabank Platinum

27 October 2011, by Brian Weston

ScoreCard Rewards With Iberiabank Platinum

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.





Citi Announce Plans To Keep Retail Cards

26 October 2011, by Carolyn Spiel

Citi Announce Plans To Keep Retail Cards

Citigroup announced this past week that they will retain their once beleaguered retail credit card division.





Citi and Sears Renew Long Standing Agreement

25 October 2011, by Carolyn Spiel

Citi and Sears Renew Long Standing Agreement

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.





Top 10 things A Credit Card Can Not Buy

24 October 2011, by Brent Thomas

Top 10 things A Credit Card Can Not Buy

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.





Amex & MasterCard Improve Business Accounts

21 October 2011, by Brian Weston

Amex & MasterCard Improve Business Accounts

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.





Consumers Can Avoid Debit Card Charges

20 October 2011, by Joanne Lee

Consumers Can Avoid Debit Card Charges

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 …





Durbin Amendment Repeal Process Starts

19 October 2011, by CreditCardsCo

Durbin Amendment Repeal Process Starts

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 Launches Alabama Debit Card

18 October 2011, by Carolyn Spiel

Regions Launches Alabama Debit Card

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.





Costco & Amex Team Up To Offer Cashback

17 October 2011, by Scott Townsend

Costco & Amex Team Up To Offer Cashback

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.





Mom & Pop Stores Feel The Pinch Of New Fees

14 October 2011, by Brian Weston

Mom & Pop Stores Feel The Pinch Of New Fees

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.








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