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

November 2011

Credit card news highlights

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 29, 2011

Navy Federal opens online store, MasterCard offers free airport lounge access, Salvation Army goes high tech with smartphones and more. [...]

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Credit card thieves that got away (and one that didn't)

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 25, 2011

All of these criminals are still at large, except for the one whose pizza order led to her arrest. [...]

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American Express pays you to shop small business

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 22, 2011

Bring your American Express card to a participating small business on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, and earn a $25 credit. [...]

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Credit card news roundup

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 18, 2011

American Express goes to China, Chase and Discover enhance rewards programs, Disney cracks down on no-shows, MasterCard and Visa plan new ways to connect with you. [...]

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How to avoid credit card late fees

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 11, 2011

Credit card issuers collected more late fees in September. Here are three tips on how to avoid those fees. [...]

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Why do credit card companies keep sending so much junk mail?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: November 4, 2011

The answer is simple - volume. Even though the vast majority of the mail is never read, enough people sign up to make the campaigns worthwhile. Hate junk mail? Often complain about it to friends and family? Then the next time you do, here are a few fun facts you can memorize and include in your next tirade. You're sure to be the life of the party. How much junk mail a year do we get: This figure is a couple years old, but according to the Center for Development of Recycling at San Jose State University, adults receive an average of 41 pounds of junk mail each year. Much of that often seems to be credit card offers, some 500 million credit card offers every month, according to Catalog Choice, a service devoted to helping people curtail unsolicited mail. [...]

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