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Credit Card eZine - News and Articles about Credit Cards

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Strategies to lure new customers used by credit card lenders

[February 09, 2011]

The credit card industry is highly competitive today with a number of players in the market looking to increase their customer base, and is leveraging various strategies to make sure they get new customers. To add to their concerns, the credit card reform act, which has recently come into existence, has limited a lot in terms of revenues for them. Hence, the banks are bending over backwards to increase their customer database to make up for the loss in revenue. This, to a certain extent, works in the favor of customers, especially the ones who have a good credit score to back them up.

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It is the consumer and not the bank that determines the best credit cards

[February 02, 2011]

It is not uncommon to see banks displaying large billboard heralding the fact that they give out some of the best credit cards to their customers. However, are they right in deciding if their credit card is the best? In reality, no!

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Some of the best and the worst cards of 2010

[January 26, 2011]

Some of the best and the worst cards for the year 2010 have been announced by after making comparisons between several cards. The worst cards included those with high fees, high rates, and limited disclosure. The ones that were rated the best were those that offered fewer rewards, but had higher fees, and offered the best in terms of service, value, and convenience.

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Installation of new security features helps catch more fraud says visa

[January 20, 2011]

Visa has introduced new security features and it has claimed that it has helped to deter fraudulent activities since its installation. Scrutinizing bits of information within a few seconds and denying a sale - all of this happens within a few seconds as the new software looks for many more signs of fraudulent practices. The time the transaction is made, the speed of the transaction, the gap between the transactions as well as the type of store is analyzed using this new software.

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Beware of gift card and its hazards

[January 13, 2011]

Gift cards are popular during festive season, and most people find this a convenient gifting option. However, they come with high fees, and other hazards that make them pretty worthless. It is worthwhile to check out the card`s features before using it. Most often, retailers as well as banks charge fees on the gift cards that remain unused. Gift cards also come with an expiry date, thus rendering them useless. Both the federal as well as state rules will offer consumers some protection from these provisions, but it is still better to be on the side of caution say the Consumers` Union.

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[Sunday, December 18, 2011]
Chase Bank recently announced the redesign of its Visa credit cards - allowing more space on the front for the Chase logo. This new design is in trial mode currently but Visa has pans to roll out its new design to other financial institutions in order to increase the branding and logo visibility of the individual issuing banks.
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[Friday, October 28, 2011]
Debit and credit: they`re both plastic, why not consolidate them? The Cinncinati-based Fifth Third Bank, is the first to offer the DuoMasterCard which consolidates both a checking and a credit card account into one card.
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[Wednesday, September 21, 2011]
It really pays when you do the right thing. Take credit cards for instance, having a clean credit profile really does help. Those who managed to maintain a squeaky clean credit report during the recession can now jump with joy, as they will get some of the best deals from credit card issuers.
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