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Achieve Credit Score Mastery Through a Website and App That Builds Trust Through Community

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 grandmother... read more »
Mike Senecal 6/19/2024
Design, Build, and Scale Your Online Store on a Feature-Rich, Install-Anywhere Platform

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... read more »
Mike Senecal 6/19/2024
Trust Stamp Provides Identity Verification Tools to Help Financial Institutions Fight Fraud and Protect Consumers

Trust Stamp Helps Financial Institutions Prevent Fraud

Businesses and consumers both require security when transacting online. Trust Stamp offers solutions that help financial... read more »
Andrew Allen 6/18/2024
57 Educational Student Credit Card Debt Statistics (2024)

57 Educational Student Credit Card Debt Statistics

Ideally, higher education is a formative learning and developmental experience. But it’s also an investment that can yield a... read more »
Mike Senecal 6/13/2024
PDCflow Recognized for Its Flow Technology That Enables Secure Document Transfers and Payments

PDCflow Enables Payments and Secure Document Transfers

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from solutions that enable them to operate more efficiently. PDCflow offers configurable... read more »
Andrew Allen 6/12/2024
Rethinking Point of Sale Can Help Merchants Improve Competitiveness and Profitability

Rethinking Point of Sale Can Improve Your Bottom Line

High-inventory, multilocation merchants — including those that aspire to the enterprise level or are already there — need a... read more »
Mike Senecal 6/6/2024
Southern Bancorp Balances Profits with Purpose to Elevate Underserved Families and Communities

Southern Bancorp Elevates Underserved Communities

Congress created the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) designation in the 1990s to encourage financial... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/30/2024
53 Illuminating Credit Card Usage Statistics (2024)

53 Illuminating Credit Card Usage Statistics

Cooperation is at the heart of the intertwined relationships among consumers, merchants, credit card issuers, and the... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/29/2024
Whitefish Credit Union Employs a Time-Honored Business Model to Serve Its Communities With Care

Whitefish Credit Union Serves Its Communities With Care

Credit unions provide more than financial products and services that can improve consumers’ lives — they support local... read more »
Andrew Allen 5/24/2024
National Processing Satisfies Merchants with Exemplary Service and Straightforward Pricing

National Processing Offers Merchants Transparent Pricing

Merchants intent on growing their businesses need to accept numerous forms of payment from their customers. National... read more »
Andrew Allen 5/23/2024
Keap Creates Complete Business Automation and Payment Tools to Empower Employees and Wow Clients

Keap Complete Business Automation Tools Wow Clients

Outsizing the competition is the name of the game for small businesses. Growth-minded entrepreneurs seek management tools to... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/22/2024
Integrations, Security, and Savings Help Curbstone Optimize Payment Processing and Drive Growth

Curbstone Optimizes Payment Processing and Drives Growth

Firms operating in the IBM i, iSeries, and AS/400 “mini-mainframe” environment value its scalability, security, and... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/16/2024
9 Timely Credit Card Default Statistics (2024)

9 Timely Credit Card Default Statistics & Trends

Millions of people use credit cards on a regular basis without ever failing to make at least the minimum payment every month... read more »
Marcie Geffner 5/13/2024
Rural Partners Network Links Communities With Federal Programs Aimed at Building Prosperity

Rural Partners Network Links Communities With Federal Aid

Agencies managing federal funding programs can overlook rural communities. The Rural Partners Network is an alliance that... read more »
Andrew Allen 5/10/2024
10 Best Couples Finance Bloggers for 2024

10 Best Couples Finance Bloggers for 2024

Learning money management skills isn’t something that happens overnight. It takes time to develop financial expertise, and... read more »
Andrew Allen 5/8/2024
45 Revealing Credit Card Skimming and Fraud Statistics (2024)

45 Revealing Credit Card Skimming and Fraud Statistics

The web is a wonderland until it’s not. Credit cards and digital payment technologies are convenient until they result in... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/6/2024
Accept Credit Cards Provides Low-Cost Card Processing Services With Live, U.S.-Based Support

Accept Credit Cards Provides Low-Cost Processing Services

Credit card processors may struggle to differentiate themselves in a constantly evolving marketplace. Yet Accept Credit Cards... read more »
Mike Senecal 5/3/2024
99% of Consumers Rely on Online Reviews Before Making Purchases

99% of Consumers Read Online Reviews Before Purchasing

As an online consumer, purchasing a product with so many similar options available in the market can be difficult. What makes... read more »
Jon McDonald 5/2/2024
7 in 10 Americans Believe the U.S. Is Becoming a Cashless Society

7 in 10 Believe America Is Becoming a Cashless Society

Cash is king, as the age-old adage proclaims. Nothing beats cash in hand when it comes to spending. Yet American consumers... read more »
Jon McDonald 5/1/2024
54% of Americans Would Trade Digital Privacy for a Debt-Free Life

54% Would Trade Digital Privacy for a Debt-Free Life

In an era where Americans face unprecedented credit card debt of $1.13 trillion, the cycle of debt repayment — often confined... read more »
Jon McDonald 4/30/2024
76% of Americans Are Concerned with Running Up Credit Card Debt This Year

Survey: 76% of Americans Are Uneasy About Credit Card Debt

Americans have accumulated record debt on their credit cards, as credit card balances increased by $50 billion to $1.13... read more »
Jon McDonald 4/30/2024
10 Most Respected Personal Finance Authors for 2024

10 Most Respected Personal Finance Authors for 2024

Many high school students plan for their future by establishing short and long-term goals. Students continue to hone their... read more »
Andrew Allen 4/25/2024
Kukun’s iHomeManager Helps Homeowners and Investors Preserve and Grow Home Values

Kukun's iHomeManager Helps Preserve and Grow Home Values

If you’ve done online research as a current homeowner, you already know about the many web platforms dedicated to helping you... read more »
Mike Senecal 4/25/2024
37 Compelling Credit Card Reward Redemption Statistics (2024)

37 Credit Card Reward Redemption Statistics

It’s one thing to earn credit card rewards and another to redeem them. Americans who let card rewards go unused would kick... read more »
Mike Senecal 4/24/2024
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