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American Express updates Serve debit card with FDIC insurance and streamlined ATM access

American Express notified users of its Serve prepaid debit card of some upcoming changes that may limit functionality for some cardholders, while bringing the service more in line with its other free debit card services. According to an e-mail sent to existing cardholders, Serve accounts will soon restrict funding sources to a total of three [...]

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American Express OPEN business credit cards now help scan and track expense receipts

American Express business credit card holders can now shrink the amount of time they spend on expense reports, thanks to the company's new ReceiptMatch service. This online tool from American Express OPEN helps small business owners and their employees manage expenses from the road or from the office by matching receipts to credit card statements. The [...]

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Bluebird prepaid debit card angles for free checking dominance with FDIC insurance and check writing features

American Express' foray into the prepaid debit card market looks more like a traditional checking account than ever, thanks to a new round of product enhancements announced this month. Bluebird, the debit card AmEx launched in partnership with big box retailer Walmart last fall, now offers FDIC insurance for deposits of up to $100,000. According [...]

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Banks' quarterly profits to fuel spring credit card deals

With risk in consumer lending markets shifting from credit card issuers to student loan balances, industry analysts expect some strong credit card deals through the spring and summer months. According to analysts at financial website StockCall.com, Capital One and American Express both posted quarterly charge-off rates lower than those of the same period last year. [...]

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Credit card satisfaction highest in J.D. Power study's history

Americans are happier with their credit cards than they've ever been over the past six years. That's according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates study of consumer satisfaction among credit card customers, released to the general public this month. Researchers compiled the results of 13,726 consumer surveys to rate consumer lenders on a 1,000 point [...]

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Delta SkyMiles AmEx wins Freddie for best loyalty credit card

Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, these offers expired and are no longer available. Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express has taken the top award for Best Loyalty Credit Card in the travel industry's annual Freddie Awards. Gold Delta SkyMiles was also one of three finalists for the Program of the Year award, [...]

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Giant, Martin's food stores now take American Express

American Express has announced that its charge cards and credit cards will now be accepted when consumers make purchases at Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets, the credit card company said in a press release. The new payment method went into effect on April 22. Giant and Martin's grocery stores are located in the Mid-Atlantic [...]

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AmEx: Wedding guests become more frugal in 2012

Even though brides and grooms sweat wedding expenses the most, new research from American Express shows that a wedding invite could cost many consumers as much as a night on the town. The latest edition of the American Express Spending and Saving Tracker studied wedding experiences of 1,500 consumers. Among their findings: The average guest [...]

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American Express offers discount dining in San Francisco

American Express is partnering with Dine About San Francisco to offer diners a chance to save up to 25 percent at local restaurants in the City by the Bay, according to a press release. In its 11th year, Dine About San Francisco will run again this year from June 1-15; there was also an event [...]

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American Express to sell prepaid cards through Office Depot stores

American Express will make its reloadable prepaid card available for purchase at Office Depot stores, the company announced in a press release. More than 1,100 Office Depot locations will be selling the card for a one-time fee of $4.95 and customers can load up to $500 on it at the register. The agreement marks the [...]

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