Credit Cards News. Tag: 'consumers'
You can imagine the brouhaha many bank CEOs are cursing at this very moment. They have more than 300 new servicing standards as part of that massive $25 billion mortgage settlement and they’re in the spotlight.
For quite some time, consumers have shopped with more confidence with their credit cards knowing that if their cards are stolen or their accounts hacked, they will have little, if any, of the liability associated with stolen credit.
You may know the rules of the game when it comes to unsecured debt – including credit cards and student loans, but do you know what doesn’t affect a credit score? What is or isn’t reported to the credit bureaus? …
Seems every day in the news is a new story of identity theft. And more often these days, we’re hearing of massive rings that compromise networks and steal millions of consumers’ information, either in part or a complete theft including …
Prosecutors in the U.S. charged three foreign nationals on Wednesday and allegations include targeting and distributing viruses that infected 1 million computers around the globe; 40,000 of which were in the U.S.
Many of us aren’t quite sure what, if anything, we can expect in the line of a state or federal income tax refund this year – and really, do the experts even know for sure at this point?
This week, a U.S. appeals court opted not to hear an appeal of the still-preliminary approval of a $7.2 billion settlement between Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc. and hundreds of merchants over credit card fees.
In what’s become an interesting twist on free speech, the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering taking action against online streaming and DVD rental giant Netflix. The question is – why?
Would you go for a mortgage offered by Wal Mart? Turns out, many of us would. Even though the perceived risk of a big U.S. bank failure has receded in recent years, many of us still don’t trust them and …
2012 has been a tough year for our young adults. With growing concerns about the lack of jobs after graduation, the repercussions of the new financial laws and the new revelations found in a recent poll, there are a lot …
There was a time when debt management plans were especially restrictive. Many consumers found themselves in plans that were unrealistic for their budgets. Those days are long gone, however.
Just when you think it’s safe to assume the worst is over in the struggling mortgage sector, another kind of fraud makes its way into the spotlight. This time, it’s mortgage flopping and here’s why it’s called an actual fraud.
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