All articles tagged Issuer News (16)

Chase Freedom (Credit Score Needed, 5/24 Rule & Other Requirements)

Chase Freedom (Credit Score Needed, 5/24 Rule & Other Requirements)

During a recent conversation about the ever-evolving payments landscape, my friend posed a question that made me think: With so many other ways to pay for things now, what’s the best reason... read more »

Chase Sapphire Preferred (Credit Score Needed + 3 Approval Factors)

Chase Sapphire Preferred (Credit Score Needed + 3 Approval Factors)

The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of the consistently highest-rated travel rewards cards on the market. Between its generous sign-up offer and market-leading rewards rates – not to mention... read more »

11 Worst Credit Cards (of All Time!)

11 Worst Credit Cards (of All Time!)

When looking for a credit card, you hear a lot of talk about the best, the cream of the crop, the offers you just can’t live without — but what about those cards at the other end of... read more »

What is FIA Card Services? (5 Things to Know)

What is FIA Card Services? (5 Things to Know)

If you’ve never heard of the FIA Card Services, you’re not alone. However, chances are good that you remember the name MBNA Card Services. As one of the largest issuers of credit cards in the... read more »

The Merchants Payments Coalition: 2.7M Stores and 50M Employees Fighting for a More Transparent Credit Card System

The Merchants Payments Coalition: 2.7M Stores and 50M Employees Fighting for a More Transparent Credit Card System

In a Nutshell: More than ever before, consumers are choosing credit as their preferred method of payment for the added security and rewards-earning potential they provide. However, the... read more »

Bellco Credit Union’s 80th Anniversary: Community Support Leads to Record-Breaking Year

Bellco Credit Union’s 80th Anniversary: Community Support Leads to Record-Breaking Year

In a Nutshell: Now in its 80th year in the banking business, Bellco has a longstanding history of customer satisfaction, award-winning service, and community support. This Colorado-based credit... read more »

Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Card: Cash-Back Rewards that Earn Compounding Interest, Now with Visa Signature Benefits

Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Card: Cash-Back Rewards that Earn Compounding Interest, Now with Visa Signature Benefits

In a Nutshell: The Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Card lets its users enhance their future spending with cash-back rewards that can be deposited into one of five Fidelity investment accounts.... read more »

Credit One® VS. Capital One® | What are the Differences?

Credit One® VS. Capital One® | What are the Differences?

Although they sound alike, make no mistake that Capital One and Credit One offer very dissimilar credit cards. Capital One is a dominant issuer and suits folks with excellent, good, or average... read more »

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 like... read more »

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 the... read more »