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Servus Credit Union Earns Our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Standout World Elite Mastercard® and Circle Rewards™ Program

Servus is Editor’s Choice for Standout Card and Rewards Program

In a Nutshell: The array of credit cards and rewards programs available to consumers these days can seem infinite. At Servus Credit Union in Alberta, Canada, members interested in planning... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 9/13/2018
JD Bank Earns Our 2018 Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Focus on Community Engagement in Louisiana

JD Bank Recognized for Improving Louisiana Communities

In a Nutshell: In today’s fast-paced world, it can feel at times as if like the idea of community is being left behind. But JD Bank knows the importance of community involvement, and is... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 9/12/2018
Save at the Pump: First Internet Bank Introduces an Attractive 3% Cash Back Rewards Card for Commuters

First Internet Bank’s Rewards Card Offers Year-Round Cash Back on Gas

In a Nutshell: First Internet Bank’s Cashback Card boasts an impressive 3% back on fuel purchases and 1% back on everything else. The offering was designed specifically to meet the needs of... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 9/12/2018
BlueSnap Empowers Midmarket Merchants with a One-Click Checkout Experience that Rivals Major E-Commerce Players

BlueSnap Improves One-Click Checkouts for Midmarket Merchants

In a Nutshell: One of the major reasons midmarket merchants have had difficulty competing in the world of e-commerce is that, until recently, they could not emulate Amazon’s easy, One-Click... read more »
By: Lauren Keys, 9/12/2018
Fluctuating Rates Not Necessarily a Negative for Homebuyers

Fluctuating Rates Not Necessarily a Negative for Homebuyers

In a Nutshell: In today’s housing market, low inventory, lagging new home construction, rising prices, and tighter credit restrictions are combining to create near-gridlock conditions.... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 9/11/2018
FollowTheMoney.org: A Valuable Resource to Track Campaign Finances this Election Season

FollowTheMoney.org Helps Public Track Campaign Funds

In a Nutshell: With election season upon us, eligible voters can be inundated with information about political candidates and causes. A voter can learn a lot about a candidate by knowing... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 9/10/2018
New York Community Bank Gives Back by Hosting Free Financial Literacy Programs and Donating Millions to Nonprofits

NYCB Gives Back with Free Financial Literacy Programs

In a Nutshell: New York Community Bank maintains over $50 billion in assets over its five-state footprint, but what really makes the institution proud is its long history of community... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 9/7/2018
USALLIANCE Financial Provides Members with Education, Guidance, and Three Credit Cards to Suit Individual Needs

USALLIANCE Financial Provides Credit Cards to Suit Individual Needs

In a Nutshell: While USALLIANCE Financial got its start in 1966 as IBM’s credit union, it has grown and diversified into a multifaceted $1.6 billion institution with more than 110,000... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 9/7/2018
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