Colleges, cards and a government intervention Written by Maryalene LaPonsie February 22, 2013It 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 [...]Posted in:Student Credit Cards
Interactive Credit Education for Students Written by Mike Killian November 11, 2008Editor'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 [...]Posted in:Credit Card EducationCredit ScoreStudent Credit Cards
Credit Cards Come to Vending Machines- Students and All Consumers Beware Written by CardRatings.com August 7, 2006
According to industry experts, cashless vending machines are coming our way, quickly. In fact, folks in Philadelphia will soon be able to use a credit card at 1,000 Coke machines. And it’s expected that by 2009, over half the vending machines in the U.S. will take credit cards.
That’s good news ... if you are a [...]Posted in:Student Credit Cards