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Considering Tax Refund Loan? Expect High Fees

Considering Tax Refund Loan? Expect High Fees

Millions of Americans, unable to practice patience, are either considering or already opted for a rapid refund loan. What makes this year different is the high fees that folks are paying. You need to know about these fees before you …



by Scott Townsend

Credit Card Cramming

Credit Card Cramming

The Federal Trade Commission revealed a fast growing consumer alert last week. It includes a relatively unheard of fraud, “cramming”. It’s not necessarily new, though there has been an uptick in these types of crimes and this has the financial …



by CreditCardsCo

Watch Out for Last Minute Gift Card Traps

Watch Out for Last Minute Gift Card Traps

By now, we all have heard the warnings to always read the terms and conditions associated with our credit cards. In the past few years, those warnings have been proffered far more often and much louder due to the changes …



by Brian Weston

Wal Mart Mortgages?

Wal Mart Mortgages?

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 …



by Scott Townsend

Like it or Not: Dodd-Frank is Here for Long Haul

Like it or Not: Dodd-Frank is Here for Long Haul

Most of us knew that part of the re-election process over the past several months from our presidential hopefuls was focused on financial considerations. At the core of those considerations was the controversial Dodd Frank Act.



by Brian Weston

Today’s Debt Management Plans

Today’s Debt Management Plans

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.



by Joanne Lee

Discover To Pay $214 Million In Consumer Settlement

Discover To Pay $214 Million In Consumer Settlement

Discover Financial is the latest credit card company to announce a consumer settlement in light of charges regarding their high-profit, low-payout credit card payment protection plan, according to a recent investigation.



by Brian Weston

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

Breaking Down Credit Card Costs

Breaking Down Credit Card Costs

While credit cards are more various and more enumerable today, they are, essentially, the same product they have always been.



by Carolyn Spiel

The 5 Most Common Credit Card Mistakes

The 5 Most Common Credit Card Mistakes

Credit cards are designed to be helpful money management tools but many people abuse or misuse their cards simply because they do not know how to best maximize their benefits or overlook their regulations.



by Carolyn Spiel

Business Owners Warned About Credit Card Fine Print

Business Owners Warned About Credit Card Fine Print

The NFIB have released the results of their recent study regarding business credit cards aimed at small to medium sized business owners.



by Brian Weston

Can A Crowdsourced Credit Card Capture the Majority?

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.



by Carolyn Spiel




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