Credit Cards News. Tag: 'debit'
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 …
At the time of this writing, Tropical Storm Isaac is nearing hurricane strength. It’s already wreaked havoc in Haiti and Cuba and is now bearing down on the Florida keys. Its stop after that looks like the Alabama/Mississippi/Louisiana area – …
As the summer draws to a close, high school graduates (and their sobbing parents) begin to prepare for college.
Out of all of the efforts by the Obama administration, to try and improve financial regulation, the most controversial has been the formation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
SunTrust, who is the third largest bank in the Florida area, has announce plans to introduce a monthly $5 fee on ‘everyday checking’ customers who use their debit card for purchases.
A new prepaid Visa card has been launched offering 100% approval with no credit check and no activation fees. The Upside Visa Debt Free Prepaid Card aims to give consumers all the power of having a regular bank account.
Credit Card company Visa Inc. have issued consumers with tips on how to protect themselves against credit, and debit, card fraud during their vacations. The tips are issued via Visa’s Visa Security Sense Website.
Consumers can now save money with automatic coupons issued when using their Visa card for purchases they would already be making anyway, as Visa opens their global processing network to marketers in the United States.
Despite Federal Reserve rules imposed last summer to protect debit card users from unexpected charges for overdrafts, two new consumer studies show that customers are still confused by debit card overdraft policies applied to checking accounts.
According to a report from the Minneapolis Pioneer Press, consumers have been scrambling to take up Target’s brand new Redcard offer which was launched Nationwide late last year.
A new study sponsored by the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association was carried out last month and it suggests that with banking industry costs increasing steadily, prepaid debit cards are a viable financial option for many consumers, often giving a …
If a new study by credit firm TransUnion is to be believed, it seems that some American consumers place more importance on their credit card than they do on their mortgages.