Mortgage approval rules have gotten stricter since the housing crisis. And Fannie Mae is rolling out a new set of guidelines that will consider how you pay your credit cards. If you carry a balance, it will affect your ability to get a loan. Read more...
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The complex nature of airline loyalty programs has left many consumers who sign up for their co-branded credit cards wanting for more. Not only have airline miles becoming increasingly harder to use these last few years, but award availability can sometimes be scarce. Show More Summary
FEDS HIRED A CREDIT CARD FRAUD FELON FRESH OUT OF PRISON, NOW HE RUNS A BIG VA PURCHASING UNIT: Trust me, friends, the Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group’s Luke Rosiak did not make up this story that captures pretty much everything that is wrong with the Department of Veterans Affairs (and probably the federal […]
It’s the quintessential catch-22: You can’t build credit until you have credit of your own. Then again, banks are hesitant to give you a credit card when you lack any type of credit history at all. This is how young people start their adult lives every day – lacking a credit profile, yet unable to prove themselves to get credit to begin with. Show More Summary
In our monthly Ratehacker round-up, Jeremy Cabral from comparison site finder.com.au highlights the latest credit card deals, plus the best savings accounts and home loans. What are your best options following this week’s rate cut? More »
For those in the US with a good credit score, doing everything you can to maximize your return on everyday spend is a no brainer. You're leaving points (or in many cases, cash) on the table by not doing so. Credit cards are the primary...Show More Summary
“The last time you signed a contract for a cell phone plan, a bank account, or a credit card, you probably signed away your right to go to court if that company cheated you. That’s because most contracts for financial products contain forced arbitration clauses buried deep in the fine print. Show More Summary
Chase is offering a 50,000 point sign-up bonus on the Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card, which they seem to offer every so often. You can receive the 50,000 point bonus after spending $2,000 within three months,Show More Summary
ON THE WEB In the Race to Pay, Mobile Wallets Win - New York Times - "For most chip transactions, you have to dip the credit card into a slot and wait for the transaction to be approved before you can remove it and scribble your signature. Show More Summary
Over half of American households carry credit card debt from month to month. That means they’re making interest payments that reduce the amount of money they have. The higher your interest rate is, the more money you lose every month. The good news is, there are a few tricks you can use to help lower […]
Ding, dong, the witch of mandatory arbitration is (on its way to being) dead.
About a week ago, I commented on a post on The Straits Times after spotting a (potentially) brand new Singapore Airlines and American Express co-branded credit card. Today, American Express has officially unveiled hat card (alongside three existing co-branded credit cards) with exciting new benefits. Show More Summary
There are plenty of obvious reasons to use a credit card while traveling. For example, it's easier than carrying a lot of cash, and if it gets lost or stolen, you can call your credit card company and you won't be held responsible for fraudulent charges. But did you know that using a credit card...
Despite their convenience, debit cards might be the worst way to pay. Learn why credit cards are better than debit cards in (almost) every way. Use A Debit Card? Here Are 5 Very Good Reasons Not To appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.
Since many Indian mobile users don't have debit or credit cards, Idea Cellular is partnering with the Google Play Store to put transactions on your bill.
To fight fraud, the retail industry has shifted away from traditional magnetic credit cards in favor of cards with embedded computer chips. They’re slow.
Four dozen people are accused of a variety of crimes, including drug trafficking, robbery, carjacking, extortion, wire fraud, credit card fraud, insurance fraud and bank fraud
Though her last credited movie role was the ludicrously accented Delacourt in 2013’s Elysium, Jodie Foster’s been keeping busy. She recently flexed her directing muscles on episodes of House Of Cards and Orange Is The New Black, and is now gearing up for her fourth feature film, Money Monster. Show More Summary
The Southwest credit card 50,000 point offer is up from the standard offer of 25,000 points (after $1000 in spend). 50,000 points are worth $500 in gift cards, or can be worth over $700 in Southwest travel. The card also comes with 6000 points after each cardmember anniversary and has no foreign transaction fees. Show More Summary