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Curtis Arnold
Curtis Arnold, Editor-in-Chief
Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor Jr., Reporter
Amber Stubbs
Amber Stubbs, Managing Editor

December 2010

Fighting unwanted credit card charges… from your credit card issuer

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Posted On: December 30, 2010

Minnesota's Attorney General calls out Discover Card for saddling cardholders with extra monthly service fees after a series of aggressive sales calls. [...]

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New tools let anyone accept credit cards

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Posted On: December 28, 2010

Person-to-person credit card transactions are poised to take center stage in 2011. [...]

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Kardashian Kard aftermath a sign of improved financial literacy?

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Posted On: December 16, 2010

Parents still shell-shocked from the recession may have played a major role in the early shutdown of the Kardashian family's prepaid debit card. [...]

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Five ways credit cards can make holiday shopping easier

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Posted On: December 16, 2010

From improving security to easing your way through the returns line, credit cards can simplify your holiday shopping. [...]

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WikiLeaks protest knocks credit card processors offline

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Posted On: December 9, 2010

Consumers can take steps to prevent online conflict from resulting in lower credit scores and bank penalties. [...]

Posted in MasterCard Credit Card | 0 Comments

Five ways to battle family money stress during holiday visits

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Posted On: December 7, 2010

Fear of conflict and criticism can prevent you from enjoying holiday travel. Learn how Mayo Clinic experts and other counselors defuse family fights over credit card debt and other money issues. [...]

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Consumer research underscores importance of credit card loyalty programs

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Posted On: December 6, 2010

Retailers could suffer unintended consequences by opposing payment processing fees that subsidize credit card loyalty programs. [...]

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American Express reveals five era-defining consumer trends

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Posted On: December 2, 2010

The recession has changed the way consumers use credit cards in five crucial ways. [...]

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