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Capital One survey measures shift to flexible travel rewards credit cards

Nearly half of American rewards credit card holders prefer travel deals to brand loyalty, according to a recent survey commissioned by Capital One. According to the Capital One Rewards Barometer, 45 percent of the survey's respondents make plans after picking a destination instead of waiting for prompts from an airline or hotel loyalty program. Additionally, [...]

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Capital One and Discover announce programs to help Americans find jobs

Two of America's biggest credit card issuers recently announced major plans to invest in economic progress by helping families secure jobs, housing, and education. Capital One invests in poverty-fighting partnership Capital One's commitment of $1 million in funding and in-kind donations will help support LIFT's economic advocacy programs in Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and [...]

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Capital One Spark: Double miles, double rewards

Capital One continues to tempt consumers and small business owners alike with its rewards cards. In its Spark series, Capital One offers not one but six reward cards designed to appeal to entrepreneurs. The suite of cards is dubbed "Spark Business" and comprises six products with tools and benefits specially designed to help you run your [...]

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Capital One survey suggests rewards credit card users are getting bored

Credit card holders prefer everyday cash back rebates to one-time signup bonuses, according to the latest Capital One Rewards Barometer report. However, the study also reveals that existing cash back card users may need more retail incentives to avoid getting bored with their banks. In February, researchers at BIGinsight asked more than 1,000 consumers with rewards [...]

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Capital One doubles down with Double Miles Challenge

Editor's Note:  This offer is expired and is no longer available. Capital One recently launched a special offer for its Venture Rewards credit card through its 2012 Double Miles Challenge. Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card is awarding 2 miles for every $1 spent during 2011 on any travel card you used to make purchases regardless [...]

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Chase, Capital One, Barclaycard support Isis Mobile Wallet launch

Chase, Capital One and Barclaycard will team up with three of the wireless phone industry's biggest brands to launch a mobile payment solution that aims to compete with Google Wallet. After operating in stealth mode for months, officials from the Isis project used their blog to announce the first three credit card issuers to confirm [...]

Categories: Chase Bank, Retail Cards, Capital One, Contactless Credit Cards
Fed approves sale of ING Direct to Capital One

Federal regulators unanimously approved Capital One's proposed purchase of ING Direct, one of North America's first successful online savings banks. According to news reports, the merger prompted lawmakers and consumer advocates to debate the merits of approving the creation of a new megabank. During a public comment period lasting almost eight months, the deal's critics [...]

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Capital One helps charitable donations go further

Giving is a part of the holiday season for many people, and to that end, Capital One is promoting the use of its charitable website and credit cards to help its members do just that. According to a press release by the company, using the company's site will increase the amount of money donated to [...]

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Capital One gives away family holiday vacation

Editor's Note:  This limited-time offer has expired and is no longer available.  Capital One has a gift for Mom. Along with TravelingMom.com, Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card is sponsoring a contest worth up to $5,000 in holiday travel for a family of four. And contest entrants don't even have to have a credit card. [...]

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Capital One ups rewards for Black Friday weekend shoppers

Editor's Note: Thank you for your interest, this offer expired and is no longer available. Shoppers should get ready to stuff some more perks onto their Capital One Rewards credit cards when they shop during the Thanksgiving weekend this year. The company's shopping portal, known as Perk Central, will increase certain rewards and redemptions during the [...]

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