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December 2011

4 essential tips to keep your credit cards safe in 2012

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 27, 2011

We may be entering a new year, but the age-old problem of credit card crime persists. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

Are you impatient? Your credit score may be suffering

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 23, 2011

Patience isn't just a virtue. It's a strategy for raising your credit score. [...]

Posted in Credit Score | 0 Comments

A credit card agreement you can actually READ?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 20, 2011

The CFPB aims to simplify credit card agreements and cut through the legal lingo so that consumers can more easily understand their terms. [...]

Posted in Financial Literacy | Credit Card Education | 0 Comments

Good Samaritans conned into paying for $41K hotel stay

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 14, 2011

Helping a "stranded fellow-traveler" with their credit cards led three people to rack up $41,000 in hotel charges. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

Credit card spending is up: good news for economy?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 12, 2011

Credit card spending continues its steady climb, overtaking debit cards for the first time in three years. Does this mean consumers are out of the woods? Or just out of money? [...]

Posted in Other | 0 Comments

What were they thinking? Credit card thieves who made it easy to find them

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 9, 2011

An alert identity theft victim notices something odd about her credit card bill and the thief is caught within four days.   [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

Before you say yes to a store credit card

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 7, 2011

Store credit cards can be great deals - especially for the stores. [...]

Posted in Department Store Credit Cards | 0 Comments

What do credit card holders complain about most?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: December 5, 2011

Newly released CFPB consumer complaint data shows Credit CARD Act hasn't eliminated all confusion. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Help | 0 Comments
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