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Is the new LivingSocial rewards credit card as good a deal as their daily deals? Written by Geoff Williams May 4, 2012 So Chase Card Services and LivingSocial just debuted a credit card, which raises all sorts of questions. Should you get it? Should you not get it? Should you… uh… okay, not all that many questions. Still, if you're curious about the features of this new credit card, here's what you need to know. Name of the [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals
Won't you be my credit card Valentine? Written by Geoff Williams February 10, 2012 Editor's Note:  These limited-time offers have expired and are no longer available. While you're thinking of what to get your significant other on Valentine's Day, the companies that help you pay for what you're going to get -- that is, credit card issuers -- are courting you. Yes, you. You, the one with the strikingly [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals
Five ways credit cards can make holiday shopping easier Written by
December 16, 2010
According to Consumer Reports, American shoppers overspent their holiday budgets by about 11% last year, with most gift givers spending about $800 to clear their shopping lists. Credit cards can burn a hole in your pocket during the holiday season, making it easy to indulge both generous and selfish whims. Even [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals Other
Barclay Kicks Off NFL Credit Card Partnership Written by
September 2, 2010
Barclaycard hopes you become as big a fan of your credit card issuer as you are of your favorite football team. The Wilmington-based subsidiary of British banking giant Barclays just launched a thoroughly American loyalty program in partnership with the NFL. The new NFL Extra Points credit cards bear the colors and logos of each [...] Posted in: Credit Card Companies Best Credit Card Deals Other Rewards Credit Card
How One Credit Card Fee Actually Helps Consumers Written by
July 20, 2009
Credit card merchant fees (also called interchange fees) are the latest target of politicians, consumer groups and some retailers. I for one, though, don't really mind these ��under the radar�� fees for several reasons. Lawmakers have decided to take their campaign against the credit card industry beyond the��sweeping new provisions of the new credit card law [...] Posted in: Cash Back Credit Card Best Credit Card Deals Credit Card Laws Rewards Credit Card
Discover Card Offers Holiday Bonus Rewards Written by Mike Killian December 12, 2008 Editor's Note:  This offer is no longer available.  Click here for an updated list of cards from Discover Editor's Note: This article is part of a popular Q & A format series in which we interview experts and industry professionals that have made significant contributions to the credit card industry.I have written quite a few articles [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals Discover Card Rewards Credit Card
Capital One Says, "Create Your Own Credit Card" Written by
January 15, 2008
Capital One just came out with Card Lab, a do-it-yourself site, where you can design a credit card that floats your boat. For starters, you have to indicate what your "credit level" is. Then you can pick and choose among basic and additional rewards, interest rates on new purchases and balance transfers, as well as [...] Posted in: Capital One Credit Card Best Credit Card Deals
Would You Buy a New TV for $29,811? Written by December 18, 2007 Commercial America's version of "Ho, Ho, Ho!" is "No, No, No!" NO waiting—buy now—with NO interest and NO payments year...or maybe the year after...or maybe even four years from now. Many of the largest electronics retailers, as well as furniture stores, car dealers and other merchants who sell pricey items, have teamed up with credit [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals Department Store Credit Cards
Credit Card Direct Mail Response Rates Take a Nose Dive Written by
August 27, 2007
In 1998, credit card issuers could count on a response rate of 1.2% to the offers for new cards that they sent out. For every 1,000 pieces mailed, 12 people would sign up. The projected response rate this year is only 0.28%, or four times less than what the credit card industry received less than [...] Posted in: Best Credit Card Deals
Simmons Bank Credit Card Has Many Consumer-Friendly Features Written by Mike Killian July 13, 2007 Recently, U.S. Senate hearings and Federal Reserve proposals regarding excessive credit card fees have filled the news. At such times it is refreshing to promote a card issuer whose card has been touted as being consumer friendly for many years. I am referring to Simmons Bank based in Arkansas and specifically to their Simmons Bank Visa [...] Posted in: Balance Transfer Best Credit Card Deals Credit Card Interest Low Rate Credit Cards
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