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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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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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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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Credit Cards Come to Vending Machines- Students and All Consumers Beware

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Posted On: 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 [...]

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College Students Learn How to Use Credit Cards Wisely by Using Industry's First Virtual Online Reality Game

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Posted On: September 19, 2005

Over half of high school graduates in the U.S. have little or no knowledge of banking basics, budgeting money, using credit wisely or investing their money according to The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.    70% of these same young adults play video games.    With this in mind, Wells Fargo recently introduced [...]

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