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September 2005

Credit Card Companies Win Battle Over Security Breach

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 30, 2005

With identity theft a very real threat these days, concern lingers over the security of consumer information held by credit card companies.    Chiefly, who is responsible for informing credit card holders when their personal information has been illegally accessed? This question lies at the bottom of a legal entanglement concerning Visa USA, Inc. and [...]

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TripRewards Credit Card Members Can Earn Extra Reward Points With New TripRewards Program

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 28, 2005

Cardholders of the TripRewards Platinum Plus MasterCard from MBNA America can now earn extra reward points with no annual fee.   Members simply use their TripRewards Platinum Plus MasterCard to pay for hotel stays at affiliated hotels and earn three points per dollar in addition to the ten points per dollar normally earned.   Thus, the total [...]

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Nonprofit Credit Counseling Agencies- Think Twice Before You Leap (Part 2)

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 27, 2005

Editor's Note: This article is the second in a two-part series containing consumer tips regarding credit counseling services.   Please click here to read the first article in this series. 4. Know About Their FeesReputable credit counseling agencies generally offer budget services for free, but they will charge fees for their debt management plans (DMPs).   The key [...]

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Nonprofit Credit Counseling Agencies- Think Twice Before You Leap

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 26, 2005

Consumers that deal with credit card debt sometimes find it necessary to a get a little outside help.   Consumer credit counseling agencies are a great, free resource for consumers needing a little extra help with budgeting, planning, or even setting up a debt repayment plan, otherwise known as a Debt Management Plan (DMP). But you may [...]

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Growing Credit Card Debt and Increased Gas Prices- A Disturbing Trend

Written by Mike Killian
Posted On: September 23, 2005

Though there has been some minor relief at the gas pump lately, CNN reported that in August 2005 convenience store fuel charges paid by credit card increased 16%.   This seemingly innocent fact translates into a rather alarming trend since convenient stores account for 75% of all gasoline sold nationally.    This increase means that 70% [...]

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How to Get out of Credit Card Debt Using Self-Help Techniques- Part 2

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 22, 2005

Editor's Note: This article is the second in a two-part series containing tips on reducing credit card debt.   Please click here to read the first article in this series. Get Another Job That’s right!   It might temporarily take a part-time job delivering pizzas to get you and your family back on the right path.   Or if you [...]

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How to Get out of Credit Card Debt Using Self-Help Techniques

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: September 21, 2005

Running up credit card debt, it’s so easy to do, especially since we are all trying to achieve the American Dream— a new chair for the living room, braces for the kids, a new outfit for Saturday night dates, eating out with friends, and driving our new SUV that guzzles the gas and increases the [...]

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Comprehending Credit Card Interest Rates- A Lesson in Futility?

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Posted On: September 20, 2005

Credit card interest rates can be "downright confusing".   Therefore, a little education goes a long way when it comes to comprehending card rates.   Most of the low rate credit cards offered today are variable rate cards.   This means the APR is attached to an index such as the Prime Rate or LIBOR (London Inter Bank [...]

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