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Mobile Payment Grow With BOKU And MasterCard

30 March 2012, by Brian Weston

Mobile Payment Grow With BOKU And MasterCard

A new partnership between BOKU Inc and MasterCard will allow customers to get personalized offers from MasterCard affiliated vendors directly on their mobile phones through their BOKU accounts.





Can A Crowdsourced Credit Card Capture the Majority?

29 March 2012, by Carolyn Spiel

Can A Crowdsourced Credit Card Capture the Majority?

In a recent effort to attract the consumers with a “Do-It-Yourself” mindset that are social-media savvy, Barclaycard unveiled their most recent credit card, the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard.





Borrowers of All Credit Ratings Offered No-Frills Cards

28 March 2012, by Roberta Sanchez

Borrowers of All Credit Ratings Offered No-Frills Cards

In an effort to attract borrowers with high and low credit scores in recent months lenders have begun an aggressive marketing of cards that fit the financial needs of anyone.





Tweet Your Way to American Express Instant Deals

27 March 2012, by Brian Weston

Tweet Your Way to American Express Instant Deals

In the never-ending search to attract more consumers to their credit card, American Express has taken to incorporating Twitter into the various ways you can earn special deals and discounts.





New Program For Under Banked In Developing Markets

26 March 2012, by Carolyn Spiel

New Program For Under Banked In Developing Markets

The Mobile Money Partnership Program has just been launched by MasterCard in order to provide help to in excess of 2.5 billion financially poor, or under banked, consumers all across the globe to access financial services on their mobile phones.





Artists Get Inspiration From Credit Cards

23 March 2012, by Brent Thomas

Artists Get Inspiration From Credit Cards

Credit cards have the capability to change the moods of the people who use them. From the overwhelming joy that buying something important brings, to the despair and the bad feelings that not being able to pay brings with it. …





ING Direct Sale To Capital One Is Approved

22 March 2012, by Joanne Lee

ING Direct Sale To Capital One Is Approved

The proposed sale of ING Direct, one of North America’s first online savings banks to Capital One, has been unanimously approved by federal regulators.





CARD Act Could Have Cost Consumers Billions

21 March 2012, by Scott Townsend

CARD Act Could Have Cost Consumers Billions

Recent reports have indicated that the introduction of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 rather than saving money, may actually has cost consumers millions of dollars.





Choosing The Right Credit Card In 5 Easy Steps

20 March 2012, by Brian Weston

Choosing The Right Credit Card In 5 Easy Steps

There are some things that having multiple choices can be fun, but credit cards are not one of them. The number of different credit cards on the market can make choosing the right one seems like a chore.





6 Easy Ways To Spring Clean-Up Your Finances

19 March 2012, by Joanne Lee

6 Easy Ways To Spring Clean-Up Your Finances

With spring just around the corner, it may be a good time to start thinking about sorting out your finances.





Major Card Issuers Poised To Use Mobile Payments

16 March 2012, by CreditCardsCo

Major Card Issuers Poised To Use Mobile Payments

Major credit card issuers Capital One Financial Corp., J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM), and Barclays PLC have signed up to allow their customers to use contactless payment technology that utilizes mobile phones to make purchases.





Small Businesses & Twitter Ads. Thanks You AMEX!

15 March 2012, by Carolyn Spiel

Small Businesses & Twitter Ads. Thanks You AMEX!

Thanks to their policy of continuing to help support small businesses, American Express has recently announced that it would be providing $100 worth of free advertising on Twitter, to small businesses and merchants with American Express credit cards.








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