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October 2012

Tales from the credit card crypt

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: October 31, 2012

In honor of Halloween and the season of crypt keepers, skeletons and witches, grab a few marshmallows and (if you don't have a campfire handy) throw them in the microwave, because I'm going to tell you a few horror stories involving your credit card. "Psycho?" TMZ is reporting that Bieber has been sued by a man in [...]

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What do Google, Quicken, Publishers Clearing House all have in common? Credit cards, of course!

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: October 24, 2012

What's going on in the world of credit cards right now? Glad you asked. Own a small business? You may be happy to hear that Google, Inc., recently started offering credit cards to small businesses. The Google credit card is called AdWords Business Credit. It has an annual percentage rate of 8.99, and there are no annual [...]

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A lot of good news for credit card users

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: October 17, 2012

If a credit card was a canary, I'd say it would be chirping happily right now. In the last month or so, there's been some good news out there for credit card users, and which may indicate a stronger economy ahead. Here's a recap of what's been making the news in the last couple weeks. Easier credit [...]

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Why a parking meter might be the best use of mobile technology so far

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: October 10, 2012

Using your phone as your credit card is a practice that's been talked about for at least a decade. It's finally gaining some traction among pockets of consumers in recent years and months, at least judging from how the media has been covering mobile technology and credit cards. Here's a rundown of what web sites [...]

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We all know credit card fraud is pretty common, but this is ridiculous!

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: October 3, 2012

Credit card crime, according to all of the latest statistics, is up. But for a credit card-carrying colleague of mine here at CardRatings.com, it's way up. In the last six months, she has been the victim of either debit or credit card crime three times. Can you blame her for wanting to remain anonymous? The first [...]

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