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Credit Cards Are Easier To Obtain

Credit Cards Are Easier To Obtain

A new survey by the Federal Reserve shows that banks have been more willing to approve credit card applications during the first quarter of this year, but it seems unclear if it is actually a consumer demand for them.



by Carolyn Spiel

Losing Interest In Credit Card Reward Programs

Losing Interest In Credit Card Reward Programs

A new survey published by Capital One shows that 57% of reward card holders have not redeemed their rewards points in the past three months and only 22% of those surveyed were happy with the rewards program offered by their …



by Brian Weston

Credit Card Rates Hold Steady 4 Weeks

Credit Card Rates Hold Steady 4 Weeks

A weekly rate report by credit card issuers shows that interest rates on new credit card offers have remained steady for a record fourth consecutive week.



by Carolyn Spiel

Amex and FlyerTalk Launch TopFlyer Community

Amex and FlyerTalk Launch TopFlyer Community

American Express has announced ‘Top Flyer,’ a brand new online community in partnership with the popular frequent flyer community FlyerTalk which will reward members for sharing their favorite recommendations.



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

FED Propose Easier Access To Credit Scores

FED Propose Easier Access To Credit Scores

U.S. Federal regulators submitted a proposal on March 1st which would give American consumers better access to free credit reports. The idea behind the proposal is to allow consumers more accurate information about their own credit so that they know …



by Roberta Sanchez

Balance Transfer Cards Make A Comeback

Balance Transfer Cards Make A Comeback

Credit cards that offer 0% on balance transfers used to be fairly commonplace in the credit card market. Cardholders were often able to transfer balance from one card to another over and over again and avoid interest payments for years …



by Carolyn Spiel

Capital One Launches New Student Visa

Capital One Launches New Student Visa

Capital One has announced the launch of the new Journey Student Rewards credit card which is specifically designed to allow students the opportunity to build their credit rating.



by Brian Weston

First Simmons Bank Rewards Great Credit With Low Rates

First Simmons Bank Rewards Great Credit With Low Rates

It seems to make perfect sense that if you have a great credit rating, then you should be rewarded with low interest rates on your credit card. One Arkansas bank has decided to do just that with the relaunch of …



by Joanne Lee

Why Banks Trying to Reel in Small Business

Why Banks Trying to Reel in Small Business

Every business has the need for funding to allow for business growth and bring in cash, especially during an economic downturn. Now that the economy is showing signs of improvement, the credit card companies are now trying to pull in …



by Scott Townsend

Are You Unable to Get Credit?

Are You Unable to Get Credit?

Do you need a credit card or a loan and you are unable to get credit. Banks and financial institutions are careful while accepting clients for credit requests. The reason is obvious; they have to release money and they want …



by Roberta Sanchez

$25 Bonus for PerkStreet Financial Checking Accounts

$25 Bonus for PerkStreet Financial Checking Accounts

Anyone opening a PerkStreet checking account before December 31st will be given a sign-up bonus of $25. The bank promises that it will deposit the money into your account within 7 days of the account being opened.



by Joanne Lee




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