Here's what you need to know about the new tools to jump-start your credit MarketWatch
Both Boost and UltraFICO have some quirks‚ÄĒhere's the lowdown and how to decide if you should use them.
Perspective | Hints From Heloise: Employers don't deserve credit The Washington Post
Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is about employers having access to a potential employee's credit score. ‚ÄúDear Heloise: I applied for a job with a large ...
A Cannabis Credit Card? Yeah, That's a Real Thing Now Yahoo Finance
This newly-public multistate dispensary operator has introduced its own marijuana credit card for consumers.
Here's one way to know if you are ‚ÄĒ or aren't ‚ÄĒ part of the middle class AZCentral
When most Americans think about being middle class, they usually visualize having a certain level of income and material possessions like a car or house.
Another Deceptive Letter Bashing the Electric Car Tax Credit Circulating Congress, Courtesy of FreedomWorks - DeSmog
Another Deceptive Letter Bashing the Electric Car Tax Credit Circulating Congress, Courtesy of FreedomWorks DeSmog
A West Virginia Republican is gathering signatures from fellow members of Congress for a letter opposing any extension to the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit.
How Secured Credit Cards Can Build, or Rebuild, Your Credit The New York Times
Once a little-known option, secured credit cards for people with scant or poor credit are getting more attention. This week, for instance, Amazon introduced a ...
Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack - Gizmodo
Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack Gizmodo
The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal *Service*, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the ...
Indiana tax credit change may attract out-of-state investors South Bend Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS ‚ÄĒ A change that Indiana lawmakers made this spring to a tax incentive for startups is being hailed as a big win for the tech industry because it ...
Consumer knowledge about credit scores is on the decline KOMO News
The Consumer Federation of America says thanks to economic recovery, and in many cases improved family finances, a lot of us who know that credit scores are ...
Should You Keep Your Old Secured Credit Card? The Motley Fool
Secured cards help build credit. But should you keep them open once your credit score has improved?
The U.S. Economy Is Breaking Record on Trump's Watch. He Wants All the Credit Bloomberg
About to break records for the longest expansion, the U.S. economy sure looks like an asset for a president gearing up to seek re-election. ‚ÄúIf voters went to the ...
$400 in Lyft charges billed to elderly Buffalo Grove woman's stolen credit card:Police - Chicago Tribune
$400 in Lyft charges billed to elderly Buffalo Grove woman's stolen credit card:Police Chicago Tribune
The following items were taken from Buffalo Grove Police Department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. DUI. Jordan Ramirez ...
In Arizona, your credit score could increase your car insurance bill by more than $1,000 - AZCentral
In Arizona, your credit score could increase your car insurance bill by more than $1,000 AZCentral
Think your credit score doesn't affect your car-insurance payment? Think again. Arizona drivers with poor credit pay more than twice as much as those with ...
Trump deserves credit for immigration deal with Mexico Boston Herald
WASHINGTON ‚ÄĒ President Trump's detractors are trying to play down the significance of the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal, saying it is largely comprised of ...
Indian banks, NBFCs, fintech firms are looking over CIBIL scores Quartz
CIBIL scores are no longer the only gauge of creditworthiness.
Buttigieg Worries Tech May Add Racial Bias to Credit Decisions Bloomberg
Pete Buttigieg said the way credit scoring is done in the U.S. is fraught with inequality and he's worried the process may get worse with systems based on ...
TruStar named among top credit unions in the nation International Falls Journal
TruStar Federal Credit Union has been named one of the top 200 credit unions in the nation for superb financial health by DepositAccounts.com.
Police searching for Credit Union 1 robbery suspect, roads close KTVA
Anchorage Police Department says officers are searching for a man suspected of robbing Credit Union 1.
How's Your No Credit Card Challenge Going? Lifehacker
We're midway through the month, which means it's time to check in on our progress for the no credit card challenge.
Does ‚ÄėMen in Black: International‚Äô Have a Post-Credits Scene? TheWrap
The Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson film serves as a soft reboot for the "Men in Black," so does it tease another movie after the credits?
Members 1st Credit Union launches 'My Concierge' program as it ramps up on-demand service - PennLive.com
Members 1st Credit Union launches 'My Concierge' program as it ramps up on-demand service PennLive.com
The Lower Allen-based Credit Union's ‚Äúconcierge‚ÄĚ *service* provides access to a dedicated team to help members and prospective members with all aspects of ...
Amazon launches new secured credit card for those with bad or no credit USA TODAY
The new Amazon secured credit card can be a good way to build credit history, but customers still need to be wary of some of its other features.
Moody's Investor Service issues credit rating to Curry County abc7amarillo.com
Curry County, N.M. (KVII) ‚ÄĒ Moody's Investor *Service* issued an opinion that Curry County's credit position is good and issued an Aa3 rating on Tuesday, June ...
How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Business Insider
A credit freeze is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity was breached or stolen.
Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? USA TODAY
Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?
Credit Suisse Expects Fed to Signal July Rate Cut This Week Bloomberg
William Porter, head of European credit strategy at Credit Suisse Securities, discusses the outlook for this week's Federal Reserve policy decision. He speaks on ...
Liz Weston: Tips for adding positive credit to help offset negative information OregonLive
Weston: "It would be tough to get a mortgage with unpaid collections on your credit report."
Here's how to pay less to your credit card company CNBC
Most people don't ask their card issuer to reduce their interest rate or waive certain fees. They probably should, research suggests.
Marijuana dispensary rolls out its own credit card as weed industry works to go beyond cash-only sales - Chicago Tribune
Marijuana dispensary rolls out its own credit card as weed industry works to go beyond cash-only sales Chicago Tribune
Marijuana company Columbia Care is rolling out a credit card for customers to use at its dispensaries, creating a new payment option for a clientele that has ...
Suspects found in stolen sedan have drugs, an array of taken items Wink News
Three men were arrested for being found in a stolen car with an array of items, including drugs and stolen credit cards. The suspects Jamarias Curry, 20, Jerry ...
Credit Suisse in Advanced Discussions on Future of InvestLab U.S. News & World Report
ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse said on Monday it was in advanced talks on the future of investment product platform InvestLab. "Credit Suisse is in advanced ...
Amazon‚Äôs new credit card could backfire on people with bad credit MarketWatch
Amazon's Credit Builder card has perks that could be pitfalls for some consumers.
Food Basket Receives $33K Donation from HFS Credit Union Big Island Now
The donation will support the "We Got Your Back" Keiki Backpack Program.
Buffeted by trade winds, soybean farmers seek tax credit renewal Roll Call
One bright spot in an otherwise dreary outlook for U.S. soybean farmers, caught in the ongoing China trade war crossfire, has been the 1.5 gallons of biodiesel ...
Credit Suisse sues UK to claw back banker bonus tax payments Financial Times
Credit Suisse is suing the UK tax authorities to recover millions of pounds it paid during the former Labour government's drive to tax bankers' bonuses, according ...
Suspected identity thieves wanted for using stolen credit cards ABC6OnYourSide.com
Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to find two suspected identity thieves who used credit cards stolen from Bexley. Bexley Police say on June ...
Credit card debt in Hawaii grows at fastest clip in the nation Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Credit card debt in Hawaii grew by 3.4% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year ‚Äē the ...
Humans consume the equivalent of a credit card worth of plastic every week: Report ABC News
The consumption of plastic has become unavoidable in recent years, but a new study is proving just how much humans are ingesting on a regular basis.
This CT City Has Highest Credit Card Debt In The Country Hartford, CT Patch
CT City Lands Atop Credit Card Debt List - Greater Hartford, CT - Three Connecticut cities landed on a list of those with the highest credit card debt in the ...
Amazon Credit Builder is a play for low-income Americans Quartz
Amazon needs more shoppers, so it's giving people another way to pay. This week, Amazon announced Amazon Credit Builder, a special credit card for US ...
Cory Booker‚Äôs Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The New York Times
Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Wednesday unveiled a plan to tackle affordable housing that would provide a tax credit for renters to ensure they would ...
The best credit cards for new homeowners of 2019 USA TODAY
If you've just bought a new home, these credit cards can help you save while settling in.
How hackers used little-known credit-card feature to defraud Lansdale woman, $1.99 at a time - The Philadelphia Inquirer
How hackers used little-known credit-card feature to defraud Lansdale woman, $1.99 at a time The Philadelphia Inquirer
She was billed $1.99 by Google at least 64 times totaling $127.36 on six different credit cards. Capital One called it an "administrative error."
9 questions to choose the perfect credit card to help you travel the world on points - Business Insider
9 questions to choose the perfect credit card to help you travel the world on points Business Insider
Not all credit card and airline points are created equal. Look at the points your travel credit card earns on purchases, and be sure you can use them.
How to Build Credit Fast U.S. News & World Report
Your goal is to boost your credit as fast as you can. If you stick to a few rules, you will increase your credit score within the next few months.
Credit card companies will lower your interest rates ‚ÄĒ if you ask them Marketplace.org
U.S. credit card debt hit an all-time high in December, meaning a lot of people could save money by paying a lower interest rate. The good news: Credit card ...
Crime Stoppers: Young suspects believed to have stolen credit cards, handgun KTSM News Channel 9
Crime Stoppers of El Paso is featuring three people suspected of burglarizing a car, stealing a gun from inside and using credit cards to buy items at a nearby ...
Japan's 'Virginity Crisis' Threatens Credit Rating Forbes
Japan's "virginity crisis" has gotten lots of attention in recent months. Anthropological sleuths are rightly fascinated by studies showing young Japanese aren't ...
Creamery employee stole company credit card, charged more than $1000, police say - The Daily Freeman
Creamery employee stole company credit card, charged more than $1000, police say The Daily Freeman
LIVINGSTON, N.Y. ‚ÄĒ An employee of the Hudson Valley Creamery on U.S. Route 9 has been arrested on charges that he stole a company credit card and used ...
Credit Suisse, UBS have boosted capital positions: SNB Reuters
Switzerland's biggest banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, have improved their capital positions but must strengthen their crisis planning, the Swiss National Bank ...
Amazon Just Rolled Out a Tempting New Credit Card With 5% Cash Back. Here‚Äôs What You Should Know - Yahoo Finance
Amazon Just Rolled Out a Tempting New Credit Card With 5% Cash Back. Here‚Äôs What You Should Know Yahoo Finance
Amazon has a new credit card geared towards people with bad credit, and it comes with the possibility of 5% cash back on most Amazon purchases. But the ...
Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study New York Post
Plastics are polluting not only our oceans and waterways but also marine life and humans. Urgent, global action is needed to face this crisis,‚ÄĚ the WWF said.
Marriott Bonvoy Bold: New Marriott Credit Card With No Annual Fee Forbes
Earlier today, Marriott International and Chase Card Services launched the first Marriott co-branded credit card with no annual fee: the new Marriott Bonvoy Bold.
Two new tools can help you achieve a good credit score USA TODAY
The guidelines for building good credit have not changed much, but now two new tools are available: Experian Boost and UltraFICO.
Beware: These moves can leave a dent in your credit score CNBC
The standard advice for getting a high credit score is to pay your bills on time and keep your balances to a minimum, yet experts warn that other moves you make ...
Tuition tax-credit program benefiting private schools survives Crain's Chicago Business
The program, which Gov. J.B. Pritzker promised to phase out and teachers' unions opposed, escaped a slow death during the just-adjourned session of the ...
People consume a credit card-size amount of plastic each week: report Fox Business
A new analysis by the University of Newcastle, Australia and the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) found the average person consumed about 5 grams of ...
Is There a Men in Black: International After Credits Scene? IGN
By Scott Collura If you're wondering whether or not Men in Black: International has an end credits scene, then look no further. But if you somehow wound up ...
ZACHARY: Give credit where credit is due | Columns Valdosta Daily Times
No reasonable person wants a trade war with Mexico.
Credit Scores Could Soon Get Even Creepier and More Biased VICE
Credit scores based on AI and non-traditional data such as your social media profile could usher in a whole new way for banks to discriminate.
Iowa officials consider energy storage tax credit, 'value of storage' study Energy News Network
The recommendations are contained in an energy storage report stemming from the state's 2016 energy plan.
How Do Contactless Credit Cards and Payments Work? U.S. News & World Report
Tap-and-go credit cards allow users to pay for purchases faster. And an increasing number of vendors offer terminals that let you take advantage of this feature.
Why doesn't your credit score come from the government? The Week Magazine
It's fair to say that most Americans live in quiet fear of their credit score. That little number often decides whether you can buy a home, purchase a car, or even get ...
Goldman CEO says he's testing the bank's credit card with Apple and consumers are going to love it - CNBC
Goldman CEO says he's testing the bank's credit card with Apple and consumers are going to love it CNBC
Solomon is personally testing the iPhone-lined credit card, which is set to be released this summer, Solomon said in an interview with Carl Quintanilla.
DNC takes out $10 million credit line | TheHill The Hill
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has taken out a $10 million line of credit as it ramps up for the 2020 presidential election. The DNC said it had ...
Iowa Students Earn PE Credit by Doing Yard Work for the Elderly and People With Disabilities - PEOPLE.com
Iowa Students Earn PE Credit by Doing Yard Work for the Elderly and People With Disabilities PEOPLE.com
"It's been amazing, the attention this has gotten," says the social studies teacher who started the program.
Does ‚ÄėGodzilla: King of the Monsters‚Äô Have a Post-Credits Scene? TheWrap
Does the latest live-action "Godzilla" movie provide any fun extra scenes after the credits roll or tease next year's "Godzilla vs. Kong??
Citi launches credit cards with Southeast Asia's Grab in push for more customers CNBC
The co-branded credit cards are launched to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said.
Twitter Outraged as Elon Musk Refused to Credit Web Artist‚Äôs Work Sputnik International
The billionaire inventor often gets lots of attention from his tweets, as he frequently posts memes, pop-culture references or simply things that he likes, however ...
Moody's latest action over Turkey's credit rating casts shadow over its objectivity Daily Sabah
Turkey criticizes Moody's move to downgrade its credit rating, saying it is incompatible with the country's fundamental economic indicators and raises question ...
Your Illinois News Radar ¬Ľ Moody's: Budget, capital bills ‚Äúcredit positive‚ÄĚ for local governments, schools - The Capitol Fax Blog
Your Illinois News Radar ¬Ľ Moody's: Budget, capital bills ‚Äúcredit positive‚ÄĚ for local governments, schools The Capitol Fax Blog
Moody's has issued a short, new report (attached) following the State of Illinois' (rated Baa3/stable outlook) recent flurry of legislation and signing of the FY 2020 ...
Buyout Firms Are Gorging on Credit. This Investor Has Concerns. Institutional Investor
The development of private credit is the fundraising phenomenon of the past eight years. But the impact of soaring credit businesses on the valuations and stock ...
There's a simple rule to follow to figure out how many credit cards is too many Business Insider
How many credit cards you should you have? There's no definitive number, but make sure you can pay off every balance in-full and on-time.
Portland poised to make it easier for people with bad credit, criminal histories to find a place to rent - OregonLive.com
Portland poised to make it easier for people with bad credit, criminal histories to find a place to rent OregonLive.com
After weighing a slew of tweaks Wednesday, the Portland City Council appears poised to push landlords to be more forgiving when they screen prospective ...
If Denverites paid off their credit card debt, they could afford to buy the Denver Broncos - The Denver Post
If Denverites paid off their credit card debt, they could afford to buy the Denver Broncos The Denver Post
Residents owed more per average household than what WalletHub calls "the breaking point."
Case activity for First Community Credit Union vs Evan Officer on June 14 St. Louis Record
The St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by First Community Credit Union against Evan Officer on June 14:
Railroad Workers' Descendants Notice Lack Of Credit For Chinese Immigrants NPR
Chinese immigrants helped build America's first transcontinental railroad in the 1860s, but their contribution has been largely forgotten. A group of their ...
The Army launches plan to give college credit for training soldiers are already doing - ArmyTimes.com
The Army launches plan to give college credit for training soldiers are already doing ArmyTimes.com
If all goes according to plan, in the next few years, soldiers with pre-enlistment college credit or using Army tuition assistance funds to pursue degrees will be ...
Bill de Blasio takes credit for saving iconic bookstore as owner says his actions could destroy it - Washington Examiner
Bill de Blasio takes credit for saving iconic bookstore as owner says his actions could destroy it Washington Examiner
New York book lovers (as well as visiting book lovers) are intimately familiar with the Strand, an iconic independent bookstore in Greenwich Village with millions ...
NBCUniversal commits big time to New Mexico following juiced up tax credit... - Atlanta Journal Constitution
NBCUniversal commits big time to New Mexico following juiced up tax credit... Atlanta Journal Constitution
NBCUniversal, which runs TV networks such as NBC, USA, Bravo, Oxygen and E!, has committed 10 years and at least $500 million to do productions in New ...
Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case The Next Web
Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin.
Chase Launches a Student Credit Card NerdWallet
Chase has launched a new student credit card. Students can now consider the Chase Freedom Student credit card in-branch-only offer.
Lingering Obama-era Move at CFPB Now Threatens Credit Markets Townhall
As college graduates have their commencement celebrations, they certainly hope their hard work will pay off. After all, in the booming Trump economy and with ...
Delinquency Rates Rise as Canadian Credit Card Balances Grow Bloomberg
Delinquency rates in Canada climbed to the highest in two years as consumers added to credit card debt and auto loans took longer to pay off, according to ...
Several States Want To Use Credit Cards At EV Stations, Security Concerns Arise Carscoops
A number of states across the U.S. are proposing to install magnetic stripe credit card readers at publicly-funded electric vehicle charging stations ‚Äď and that's ...
When to Use Cash Instead of Credit Lifehacker
I know. It's 2019. We have contactless cards, peer-to-peer mobile payment systems, and services that will offer you an installment loan for a pair of pants. But I'm ...
Here's what to know about about Chase's Marriott Bonvoy Bold credit card AOL
If you're obsessed with racking up credit card points, this is your big week: Marriott and Chase are rolling out their new Marriott Bonvoy Bold credit card, and the ...
Authorities use tracking info to find accused credit card thief WHNT News 19
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - A victim of identity theft told authorities someone was using their credit card to buy designer shoes, cell phone *service*, inmate phone ...
Closing a credit card account can actually hurt your credit score, survey finds CNBC
Nearly 6 in 10 Americans don't know that closing a credit card account can actually hurt your credit score, according to a new survey.
Credit card skimmers found on pumps at NW Houston gas station KTRK-TV
Card skimmer devices were found on two pumps at the Valero gas station on 43rd Street at Rosslyn in northwest Houston.
Why you should have an international credit card MarketWatch
An international credit card can be used pretty much anywhere in the world. It's a card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees and includes an international ...
Millennials get all the credit for embracing city living. But the trend started with Generation X - MinnPost
Millennials get all the credit for embracing city living. But the trend started with Generation X MinnPost
Yeah, yeah, millennials like cities. You don't have to venture too far into Uptown, Northeast or the North Loop in Minneapolis to see how members of that ...
Not getting approved for premium credit cards? Here are 3 reasons why Business Insider
If you're trying unsuccessfully to apply for a new credit card, here are some of the most common reasons you may be experiencing trouble.
CT residents rank high in credit card debt; Bridgeport #1 in US CTPost
Feeling squeezed by credit card debt? You're not alone. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto. Quality. Speed. 0.25. 0.50. 0.75. Normal. 1.25.
Police: Credit union employee stole from friends ABC27
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) -- A former credit union employee is accused of stealing from a family who considered her a friend and fraudulently using the identity ...
White Sox‚Äô Lucas Giolito gives credit where credit is due Chicago Sun-Times
It's time to give credit where credit is due: Lucas Giolito's stunning turnaround from arguably the worst starting pitcher in baseball to perhaps the best from last ...
White House official says Pelosi is endangering nation's credit | TheHill The Hill
Acting White House budget director Russell Vought is accusing Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of risking a national default by insisting that a deal on spending ...
Hispasat buyer secures 500M euro credit line ‚ÄĘ ESA, Polish firms study rocket tech ‚ÄĘ CETel buys UK teleport operator - SpaceNews
Hispasat buyer secures 500M euro credit line ‚ÄĘ ESA, Polish firms study rocket tech ‚ÄĘ CETel buys UK teleport operator SpaceNews
Red El√©ctrica said the credit line, formalized June 12, is available for five years with the possibility of extension to seven years.
Electric vehicle drivers at risk if states mandate use of credit cards at charging stations: report | TheHill - The Hill
Electric vehicle drivers at risk if states mandate use of credit cards at charging stations: report | TheHill The Hill
Drivers of electric vehicles could become the target of cyber criminals if new state rules requiring the use of credit card readers at charging stations go into effect, ...
Where SAPD found 22 credit card skimmers in May mySA
San Antonio police found nearly two dozen skimmers last month, according to records obtained by mySA.com. In May, San Antonio police found 22 credit card ...
How Healthy Is Your Credit
There's only one way to discover the "health" of your credit. You need to examine your credit report.
Inflexible Friends and Plastic Assets, Why Money isn't Buying Love Anymore
Consumers reject financial advice in favour of financial frivolityIt would appear that even though their "friends" aren't as flexible as they used to be, consumers are still stretching their credit cards beyond the comfort zone.The vicious circle of debt manipulation involving banks, consumers and commercial credit companies is putting consumer spending under strain, as funds begin to dry up.
Understanding Your Rights Under The Equal Credit Opportunity Act
It wasn't all that long ago that lenders blatantly discriminated when it came to approving credit for women and minority groups. Women were actually asked personal and demeaning questions like, how many children do you plan to have in the future or are you on birth control?Despite the fact that they were entering the workforce in record numbers, single women were often required to get a cosigner or denied credit altogether.
Bad Checks, Bounced Checks, & NSF Checks
Negotiable instruments like checks and drafts have become an indispensable part of any business transaction today. As a result, it has become increasingly important to safeguard a business against financial losses arising from the receipt of fraudulent or bad checks.
Identity Theft - Dont Think You Are Immune
As identity theft becomes more prevalent, the need to regularly check your credit report is very easy to see and understand. Two big headlines in the news recently point to how closely tied your credit report and identity theft are.
Good Credit Is Not A Good Reason To Borrow More Money After Youve Achieved Financial Freedom
The most important thing for you to remember is that the only way you'll ever be able to achieve financial freedom is if you are able to avoid getting back into debt once you've paid off everything that you owe. It seems like a lot of the different websites that give advice regarding bad credit are not looking at this the right way.
How To Avoid Becoming A Victim of Identity Theft
With identity theft statistics currently at an all time high, and climbing, it just makes sense that we should all be doing everything we can to protect ourselves.One of the most prevalent yet overlooked ways your personal information and passwords may be being compromised is through the presence of Spyware on your computer.
Credit Scores and Loan Applications
Keep Your Credit History Clean - Remove A Negative Credit Record From Your Credit ReportIt can make a difference of up to 18% in loan repayment costs. For example, on a 30-year, $150,000 fixed rate mortgage, a borrower with the best credit score, 760-850, will pay 5.
Credit Reports Inside and Out
The Credit Report is like your scorecard in the lending world. Every time you prepare yourself to acquire or purchase something that requires financial assistance from a lending institution, your credit report will be your "presentation card".
Credit Enhancements: Seven Tips For Enhancing Business Credit Transactions
What are the avenues available to businesses with weak credit profiles or to companies pursuing credit transactions that are perceived as too risky by credit providers? Many companies apply for credit at banks, finance companies or equipment leasing firms and are routinely rejected due to the high degree of perceived credit risks. When approaching a credit provider, it is helpful to understand what can be done to reduce the risk of a credit transaction in the eyes of the provider.
Are 0% Credit Cards Reaching Their End?
Are Credit Card companies starting to feel the pinch? We all know that the Credit Card companies make their money by charging us interest on the money we borrow. With all the 0% balance transfer offers that we have seen over the last few years its no wonder these companies are concerned they aren't making any money.
Various Types of Credit Cards - Part 2
Several different types of credit cards offer several different options, depending on what your needs are. Some are geared toward individual consumers while others are set up in ways that work best for small business needs.
Like It Or Not, You Have A Score To Settle! Part 1
Just when most people finish with school and can stop worrying about test scores, there's a new kind of scoring that enters the picture. It's called credit scoring.
Bounced Checks - Straight Talk On Dealing With Bad Checks (NSF)
A check can be considered bad if it is bogus or the NSF checks (non sufficient funds check), also referred as bounced check.The issuance of a NSF or bad checks is an unlawful act and can attract civil and criminal penalties.
Credit Cards - Why Prepay?
With prepaid credit cards, you get the practicality of plastic while choosing exactly how much debt to charge. By taking charge of your personal financing, you determine your own limits, to the penny, and change them any time you need to.
Trying to Land a Job? Poor Credit Scores May Hurt Your Chances
Many employers are now looking at an applicant's credit report for hiring purposes. During an interview process a potential employer may request your written consent to access your credit report.
Using Credit Cards Wisely
"I think money was stolen from my card" or "I might have blocked my card in the ATM" - these are frequent problems that bank customer-support officers usually hear from agitated clients. Incorrect use of credit cards or wrong interpretations of their functions are frequent even after tens of years of credit-card extensive use.
7 Ways To Squash Identity Theft
It is the scourge of our age: identity theft. Thieves learn an important part about your personal information, such as your credit card number, and they open accounts in your name and spend, spend, spend! Unfortunately, by the time you discover that you are a victim the damage is already done.
5 Steps You Can Take to Get Paid!
There are always some companies that have past due invoices and can't seem to get them paid. They might be quietly waiting to get paid not wanting to contact the client for fear of appearing "desperate".
Which Business Credit Cards with Reward are the Best?
Thinking of applying for a credit card with a reward program to help you and your business? Here is a brief guide to some of the best programs on the internet.The Platinum Business Credit Card with rewards from American Express is a great offer.
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