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Overdraft Fees and Banks

Overdraft Fees and Banks

Today, a new study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was released. The study focused on overdraft fees and banks. What that study reveals is that checking account customers are racking up hundreds of dollars in overdraft fees every year.



by Joanne Lee

Big Breaks, Arrests in Several ID Theft Rings

Big Breaks, Arrests in Several ID Theft Rings

In Houston last week, raids were carried out by different state and federal agencies that put a halt to a large identity theft ring. Most of the arrests included multiple instances of credit card fraud. It was a big win …



by Brian Weston

More Evidence of Credit Card Fraud

More Evidence of Credit Card Fraud

It’s the holiday season, so naturally, fraudsters are making their moves to separate you from your cash and credit cards.



by Brent Thomas

What is Mortgage Flopping?

What is Mortgage Flopping?

Just when you think it’s safe to assume the worst is over in the struggling mortgage sector, another kind of fraud makes its way into the spotlight. This time, it’s mortgage flopping and here’s why it’s called an actual fraud.



by Scott Townsend

Kroger May Opt To Discount Cash Transactions

Kroger May Opt To Discount Cash Transactions

Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the United States may bring new definition to the question “Paper or Plastic?” with a new discount concept for customers who pay with cash instead of a debit or credit card.



by Joanne Lee

Chase No Longer Charging Overdrafts On Small Purchases

Chase No Longer Charging Overdrafts On Small Purchases

In light of their recent class-action settlement, Chase has adopted a new policy that protects customers from overdraft charges on debit transactions of $5 or less for at least the next two years.



by Joanne Lee

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

Global Card Transactions On The Increase

Global Card Transactions On The Increase

The Nilson Report’s annual Global Credit Card Brands report has shown that globally, transactions on the top payment cards increased to 135.3 billion in 2011.



by Scott Townsend

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

FTC Highlights Fraud Liability For Credit & Debit Cards

FTC Highlights Fraud Liability For Credit & Debit Cards

For many consumers, the recent security breach reported on at Global Payments has been something of a wake up call. It is so easy for us all to get complacent about the safety of our financial information.



by Brent Thomas

Downsides Of Target Redcards 5% Discount

Downsides Of Target Redcards 5% Discount

The credit and debit cards offered by Target REDcard, give you a discount of 5% in addition to other benefits including free shipping for online orders at Target.



by Joanne Lee

Rushcard Is Becoming Unlimited

Rushcard Is Becoming Unlimited

RushCard has released their plans to modernize its fee arrangements for the Prepaid Visa RushCard and also venture a brand new plan which will be called RushUnlimited.



by Brian Weston




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