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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 »

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 »

American Express Hikes Rates for 1 Million Credit Cardholders

American Express Hikes Rates for 1 Million Credit Cardholders

American Express is raising annual rates for more than 1 million credit cardholders, according to a report from Bloomberg Business’s Elizabeth Dexheimer. These impacted clients... read more »

Google Cloud Platform Approved for Credit Card Use

Google Cloud Platform Approved for Credit Card Use

Just in time for the busiest season of the year for credit card purchases, Google has announced its Google Cloud Platform is now certified to handle credit card transactions. To be more specific,... read more »

Why Credit Card Companies Love the Subprime Market Right Now

Why Credit Card Companies Love the Subprime Market Right Now

According to new data released in Equifax’s National Consumer Credit Trends Report, new credit growth for bank and retail-issued cards is now strongest among subprime borrowers (those with credit... read more »

Despite Its Appeal, Apple Pay is Off to a Bumpy Start

Despite Its Appeal, Apple Pay is Off to a Bumpy Start

With the long-awaited announcement of Apple Pay being released on the new iPhone 6, Apple has clearly thrown down the gauntlet in the mobile payment war. Among the hip and techo-savvy gadget... read more »

Capital One Profit Boosted by Credit Card Spending

Capital One Profit Boosted by Credit Card Spending

In a sign that consumer spending continues to recover, Capital One Financial reported its second quarter 2013 net profit rose to $1.1 billion. The company is one of the largest credit card... read more »