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Student Credit Cards

Colleges, cards and a government intervention

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: February 22, 2013

It was a gloriously sunny day in 1999. As a freshman, the newness of college hadn't worn off yet, and I was making my way across the campus of Western Michigan University. I don't remember where I was going, but I know I wasn't in a hurry. So when I came across a table surrounded by [...]

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Student Credit Card Debt Rising at an Alarming Rate According to Study

Written by Mike Killian
Posted On: April 30, 2009

Editor's Note: This article is an interview with Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, CFP, an instructor of Personal and Family Finance in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department of the University of Central Arkansas.A recent national study by Sallie Mae, the nation's leading provider of student loans and administrator of college savings plans, found a rising [...]

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Student Credit Card Tips for Parents (Part 4)

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Posted On: November 21, 2008

Editor's Note: This article is the third in a four-part series containing consumer tips for parents of children and young adults.I often speak on college campuses, and here’s what I tell the students: I know first-hand about the dangers of getting into credit card debt while you’re in school. Before I turned my life around, [...]

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Interactive Credit Education for Students

Written by Mike Killian
Posted On: November 11, 2008

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.Now and then you stumble into a heretofore little known website that has the potential to significantly impact high school youth and young adults [...]

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Student Credit Card Tips for Parents (Part 3)

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Posted On: October 28, 2008

Editor's Note: This article is the third in a four-part series containing consumer tips for parents of children and young adults. By the time your children enter high school, it’s crucial that they can separate out the marketing messages related to the incredibly tempting card offers they’re about to get … if they’re not receiving offers [...]

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Credit Card Education Tips for Parents (Part 2)

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Posted On: October 22, 2008

Editor's Note: This article is the second in a four-part series containing consumer tips for parents of children and young adults. While there’s no benefit to going into a lot of numbers with a toddler (unless you happen to have a math prodigy), children just a little older will understand the basics. Grade schoolers hear about [...]

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Credit Card Education Tips for Parents

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Posted On: October 9, 2008

Editor's Note: This article is the first in a four-part series containing consumer tips for parents of children and young adults. Unless you’ve shopped for a toddler lately, you may not realize that many toys geared to children as young as three now accept pretend credit cards as well as cash. I’ve actually heard one say [...]

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Win-Win Credit Card Solutions for the Unbanked or Underbanked and Lenders

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Posted On: September 20, 2007

I was honored to speak at this summer’s meeting of the Responsible Credit Roundtable, organized by the Center for Financial Services Innovation. The Center brings credit card industry execs and non-profit leaders together to come up with ways that the public can be better served … without hurting the creditors’ bottom line … of course! [...]

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