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Bank of America Settles Lawsuit, Hit With Another

Bank of America Settles Lawsuit, Hit With Another

We’ve been watching the overwhelming number of lawsuits being filed against the nation’s biggest banks. Seems like for every one that’s settled, there’s another waiting in the wings. Bank of America isn’t immune to these legal quagmires.



by Brian Weston

4 Hidden Secrets of Your Credit Card

4 Hidden Secrets of Your Credit Card

Most consumers probably feel that they are at the will of their credit card provider. The truth, though, is that the customer actually has more control than you might think.



by Brian Weston

Experts Guidelines For New Credit Card Users

Experts Guidelines For New Credit Card Users

Getting approved for your very first credit card account can be an exciting time, but experts warn that is important to know exactly how to manage your account in order to avoid getting into trouble.



by Brian Weston

Consumers Exercise Caution With Pre-approved Cards

Consumers Exercise Caution With Pre-approved Cards

A recent study suggests that credit card lenders are increasingly using pre-approved mailings to try and gain new business, but there are risks that come with responding to such unsolicited offers.



by Carolyn Spiel

Quiz To Encourage Financial Learning In Virginia

Quiz To Encourage Financial Learning In Virginia

Bob McDonnell the Virginia governor has stated his desire to find out who amongst the students in his state have the best skills when it comes to personal finance.



by Scott Townsend

Fed Leaves Federal Funds Rate Alone

Fed Leaves Federal Funds Rate Alone

Last week The Federal Reserve did not make any adjustment to interest rates, holding the key lending rate at between 0 and 0.25 percent.



by CreditCardsCo

50K Bonus ThankYou Points For Preferred Cardholders

50K Bonus ThankYou Points For Preferred Cardholders

While their competitors increase bank fees and debit cards charges to meet spiraling costs and regain lost revenue, Citibank is swimming upstream and offering increased earning and redemption opportunities to holders of the Citi ThankYou Preferred Card.



by Carolyn Spiel

Credit Card Delinquencies Expected To Rise

Credit Card Delinquencies Expected To Rise

According to the recent quarterly FICO study, approximately almost 50 percent of bank risk professionals are preparing for a rise in consumer delinquencies.



by Brent Thomas

Actor Offers Wise Credit Card Advice

Actor Offers Wise Credit Card Advice

Ashton Kutcher, star of TV show “Two and a Half Men,” became an unexpected financial advisor when he offered some sage credit card advise to his young fans at a recent Teen Choice Awards Ceremony.



by Brian Weston

Average Credit Card APR Remains Steady

Average Credit Card APR Remains Steady

The interest rates on credit cards have remained steady despite the downgrade of the country’s own credit rating according to the weekly interest report.



by Joanne Lee

Amex Introduce Facebook Ads As Reward Option

Amex Introduce Facebook Ads As Reward Option

American Express is breaking new ground by allowing card members to pay for Facebook advertising using American Express Membership Rewards points.



by Brent Thomas

HSBC Look to Sell Credit Card Portfolio

HSBC Look to Sell Credit Card Portfolio

HSBC Bank announced that they intend to bow out of the credit card industry either by selling their credit card interest in the United States, or phasing it out completely.



by Brian Weston




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