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7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

More than 49 million U.S. consumers use Bank of America, so there’s a lot of plastic in the economy. How can your card stand out as a Bank of America customer? Here are some designs to... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 7/17/2015
10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

Remember when an audit found Pentagon employees spent more than $1 million at casinos and adult entertainment? It’s just part of a much larger pattern of abuse. In 2008, a Government... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 7/9/2015
Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

Battle of the Sexes: Does Gender Determine Your Financial Future?

From physical to psychological, men and women have a multitude of differences. But does one of those differences lie in how financial decisions are made? In a word: Yes. In a (slightly)... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 6/19/2015
How The U.S. Became An Easy Mark For Hackers

How The U.S. Became An Easy Mark For Hackers

At the end of May, Quartz reported 47 percent of all global credit card fraud occurs in the U.S. However, American cards make up just 24 percent of the world’s credit card population.... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 6/10/2015
The Stratos Card: Attractive Design, Unattractive Performance

The Stratos Card: Attractive Design, Unattractive Performance

As frequent readers will recall, we wrote about the new Stratos Smart Card and the changes it promised in an article posted here back in March. This all-in-one smart card, along with others... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 6/1/2015
Audit: Pentagon Credit Cards Used for Adult Services, Gambling

Audit: Pentagon Credit Cards Used for Adult Services, Gambling

Military and civilian Pentagon employees indulged their vices by charging government-issued credit cards more than 5,000 times for services such as escorts and gambling, according to a... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 5/19/2015
Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay, the digital wallet that allows you to store your credit cards and debit cards and pay for things with near-field communication (NFC) technology, continues to gain momentum despite... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 5/8/2015
Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

If Colorado thought the legalization of marijuana was the end of a fiery debate with the government, it is sorely mistaken. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly uncomfortable... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/30/2015
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