Scams, Lies, and Credit Cards: Fraud Rings' Five Favorite Schemes Written by Joe Taylor July 8, 2010Even if you've become religious about shredding your credit card statements before you toss them away, criminals can still find ways to cheat you out of time and money. Investigators want you to watch for five of the fastest growing sources of identity theft and credit card forgeries:
#1: The Fraudulent Fraud Department A scammer calls [...]Posted in:Credit Card Fraud
Benefits of Secured Credit Cards Written by Curtis Arnold February 11, 2009An excerpt from How YOU Can Profit from Credit Cards: Using Credit to Improve Your Financial Life and Bottom Line.
A secured card is often the best answer if you can't get a traditional card. Secured cards are accepted wherever credit cards can be used, and certainly come in handy for emergencies and for transactions when [...]Posted in:Credit Card HelpCredit ScoreSecured Credit Card
Altenative Credit Scores Provide Hope for Millions Written by Shane Tripcony February 5, 2009I would like to share some good news for the estimated 50 million consumers that have no credit rating or a limited credit history. There is now a viable option for establishing credit outside of the traditional avenues. The National Credit Reporting Association (NCRA)--a trade group representing small regional credit agencies--in combination with an organization [...]Posted in:Bad CreditCredit ReportsCredit Score
Accepting Credit Cards- Does it Make Sense for Your Small Business? Written by CardRatings.com March 8, 2006
Any decision a small business owner makes must be carefully weighed by all the pros and cons—especially decisions that affect your bottom line. One of those decisions is whether or not to accept credit cards as a form of payment. While accepting credit cards has many advantages and makes sense for most companies, you may [...]Posted in:Business Credit Card