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NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

Every four months, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases its Survey of Consumer Expectations, which includes a fascinating appendix addressing credit access. The Fed surveys about 1,300... read more »

America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »

Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Ah, the ubiquitous credit card. Considering how these little pieces of plastic have helped to shape the consumer landscape for nearly six decades, do we really give them enough respect? (You... read more »

American Express Announces Charles Schwab Co-Branded Cards

American Express Announces Charles Schwab Co-Branded Cards

On March 19, 2015, American Express announced the expected release of two new, co-branded premium cards as part of a multi-year agreement with Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. According to president... read more »

New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

Many people have “gold” cards, but how many of us have cards that are backed by actual precious metal reserves? If the creators of the new GolVerCard have it right, anyone who is even... read more »

10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

International travel can offer the experiences of a lifetime. The trick is to develop a strategy to avoid the expenses that’ll last a lifetime. How can you experience life abroad without... read more »

3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

For better or worse, your credit card tells the world a lot about you. It can tell a happy story when you make your payments on time — you’re someone who can handle your current credit debt... read more »

5 Reasons It’s Better to Use Credit Cards Over Debit Cards

5 Reasons It’s Better to Use Credit Cards Over Debit Cards

There you are at the checkout counter, reaching for your wallet to pull out a card and pay. But wait – which card should you use? If you listen to the advice of some money experts, they’ll tell... read more »