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[May 15th, 2012]
Despite the depressing outlook for the world economy, credit card companies are registering impressive results, with more customers demanding for credit card services. Research by Five Star Equities shows that more clients are charging with their credit cards compared to the figures last year.
Another research conducted by a credit…
[April 11th, 2012]
The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act was brought into effect by the Federal Government in order to protect the interests of the card holders and also ensure an increased level of transparency. It has been two years since this act came into effect, but the effectiveness of…
[March 5th, 2012]
Because credit card rewards, even the ones that aren’t straight cash back perks, have monetary value, does that mean consumers must pay taxes on them? According to the Internal Revenue Service, the answer depends on how the rewards were obtained.
Any rewards doled out as a bonus for opening up…
[January 25th, 2012]
Everyone is looking for a deal this holiday season. While the door-buster deals of Black Friday and the last minute Cyber Monday offers may have subsided, there are still ways to get discounts this holiday season. Cash back and reward credit cards can offer substantial discounts for those consumers…
How do I find out the status of my card? And if it has been mailed out to me yet?Answer:
The overall process of getting a credit card can take up to 30 business days. To know the status of your credit card applications you should contact the credit card issuer. A quick online search for the bank or credit card issuer's name should turn up a customer service phone number or email address. Banks and credit card issuers almost always have help forms or chat windows on their websites where you can get specific help with your account questions.› View all questions...
[March 15, 2012]
If you have no or bad credit or if you are a young adult and are facing big difficulties in getting approved for a line of credit, say regular credit cards, you can consider somebody with much better credit than yours who is willing to share a credit account with you. This is known as co-signing. Not all credit issuers allow co-signing but some of them do.
First of all, co-signing i...
[January 24, 2012]
Banks and credit card companies offer lots of prepaid credit cards advertising them here, there and everywhere. Prepaid cards have always been very popular among customers with little income and no credit history or among those with spotted one. But are these cards worth applying for?
People who are thinking of getting a prepaid card should have money to load upfront but, on the other...