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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

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What is the Credit Card Competition Act of 2023?

What is the Credit Card Competition Act of 2023?

The Credit Card Competition Act (CCCA) is a proposed federal law that would change the way most credit card transactions...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 6/24/2024

What is a Charge-Off? When Debt is Deemed Uncollectable

What is a Charge-Off? When Debt is Deemed Uncollectable

When businesses or lenders consider a debt uncollectible, usually due to missed or nonpayment, they can charge the...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 6/17/2024

What is a FICO Score? How it Impacts Lending and Credit

What is a FICO Score? How it Impacts Lending and Credit

A FICO score is any score designed and developed by the company, Fair Isaac. When you think of the term FICO, think of...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 6/13/2024

How Card Statement Credits Work

How Card Statement Credits Work

A statement credit is money applied to your credit card account that can lower your balance or be applied to future...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 5/3/2024

Do Issuers Use FICO or VantageScore Credit Scores?

Do Issuers Use FICO or VantageScore Credit Scores?

The credit card is the default preferred method of payment for almost 200 million consumers, according to Experian...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 4/17/2024

25 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

25 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

Smart consumers know there are plenty of reasons to save money for future expenses, such as emergencies or major life...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 4/8/2024

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Combining Modern Technology and Experience Pays Off

Combining Modern Technology and Experience Pays Off

Talus offers payment solutions to help businesses thrive. The company completed two acquisitions in 2023 to boost its...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 7/16/2024

FinMkt Enables Lenders to Reach New Customers

FinMkt Enables Lenders to Reach New Customers

Banks and credit unions that haven’t considered entering the point-of-sale financing space may be missing lending...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 6/26/2024

Learn Points and Miles From a Blogger With Opinions

Learn Points and Miles From a Blogger With Opinions

We packed a lot into our conversation with Ariana Arghandewal as she refreshed her Pointchaser travel blog after a...

Mike Senecal Mike Senecal 6/25/2024

Survey Calls for Military Family Financial Readiness Solutions

Survey Calls for Military Family Financial Readiness Solutions

Perhaps more than most families, military households value having a place they can call home. But, unlike civilians...

Mike Senecal Mike Senecal 6/20/2024

Achieve Credit Score Mastery Through This Website and App

Achieve Credit Score Mastery Through This Website and App

Chaim Geller found a home purchase deal he couldn’t ignore but lacked the credit to qualify for a mortgage. His...

Mike Senecal Mike Senecal 6/19/2024

A Platform to Design, Build, and Scale Your Online Store

A Platform to Design, Build, and Scale Your Online Store

The eCommerce revolution means anyone can start the next multimillion-dollar business. ShopSite makes it easy as a...

Mike Senecal Mike Senecal 6/19/2024

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