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A Netflix No-No, says SEC

A Netflix No-No, says SEC

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?



by Scott Townsend

Brutal World of Debt Collections

Brutal World of Debt Collections

It seems we’re seeing more stories about unethical and illegal practices of debt collectors these days. The aggressive nature of many of these people has led them to buck the laws, specifically, the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Consumer rights have …



by Joanne Lee

5 Credit Tips For College Students

5 Credit Tips For College Students

College students have enough to worry about without adding the qualms of credit cards to the mix. At the same time, college is a very good time for young people to learn about credit.



by Roberta Sanchez

Is A Balance Transfer Credit Card Really Worth It?

Is A Balance Transfer Credit Card Really Worth It?

It looks like saving money on a competitively structured balance transfer credit card is easy but there is much more to it than simply putting your money in another account.



by Joanne Lee

Credit Card Debt Still Among Financial Concerns

Credit Card Debt Still Among Financial Concerns

Although credit liability seems to be improving in the United States it seems that many Americans still face troubling times in regards to their credit cards.



by Roberta Sanchez

Dropping Default Data May Mean Decreasing Debt

Dropping Default Data May Mean Decreasing Debt

Figures released in the past week or so, have shown that loans of many types, credit cards excepted, have seen a decrease in the rate of defaults for three months in succession.



by Roberta Sanchez

Financial Literacy Has Direct Bearing On Wealth

Financial Literacy Has Direct Bearing On Wealth

A new paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that if a consumer wants to avoid arriving at their retirement with no assets, then they must improve the financial literacy of their household.



by CreditCardsCo

FFIEC Set Out Guidelines For Safer Mobile Banking

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.



by Scott Townsend

Strange Bedfellows in Interchange Fees Fight

Strange Bedfellows in Interchange Fees Fight

It has often been said that politics makes some strange bedfellows and the old saying has turned out to be very in tune in the much publicized fight over debit card interchange fees.



by Carolyn Spiel

Unlimited Card Customization from CreditCovers

Unlimited Card Customization from CreditCovers

In recent months, the option to customize or personalize credit cards has become increasingly popular. That’s customization from an aesthetic point of view, not a choice of features! These personalized cards are especially popular among younger consumers.



by Brent Thomas

Chase Pledged $5 million to Japan Relief Fund

Chase Pledged $5 million to Japan Relief Fund

JP Morgan Chase announced early this week that they would be pledging $5 million to the relief and recovery efforts in Japan in the wake of one of the biggest earthquakes on record. The company is also encouraging employees to …



by Scott Townsend

Capital One Offers Largest Air Miles Bonus Ever

Capital One Offers Largest Air Miles Bonus Ever

Capital One is aggressively marketing their Venture Rewards Card by offering what is possibly the largest air miles reward in the card issuers history. New cardholders have the potential to earn a bonus of 110,000 air miles.



by Joanne Lee




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