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Using Credit Cards May Cause a Rise in Gas Prices

Using Credit Cards May Cause a Rise in Gas Prices

At least one recent report shows an increase in the use of credit cards in paying to fill up our gas tank may be causing a rise in gasoline prices. With fewer people carrying cash and almost... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/10/2014
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... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 12/8/2014
Paypal: The Use of Physical Credit Cards Will Die Out by 2018

Paypal: The Use of Physical Credit Cards Will Die Out by 2018

In a bold statement, a Paypal executive predicts consumers will mainly stop using physical credit cards by 2018, just four years from now. Hill Ferguson, a global vice president for Paypal,... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/2/2014
Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Credit cards may be one of the best ways to build credit, but a new survey commissioned by Bankrate found the majority of one generation wants nothing to do with them. And it’s not the... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/26/2014
CFPB Cracks Down on the Prepaid Card Industry

CFPB Cracks Down on the Prepaid Card Industry

The use of prepaid cards as a convenient method of payment has grown substantially in the U.S. in recent years. From an average of more than $10 billion in sales in 2007 to nearly $100... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 11/25/2014
4 Ways Credit Card Companies Hack Your Brain

4 Ways Credit Card Companies Hack Your Brain

Think back to the last time you were offered a credit card. What do you remember most: the deals and rewards the card offered or it’s APR, fees and fine details? Credit card companies... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 11/24/2014
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... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 11/17/2014
5 Famous People Who’ve Had Their Identities Stolen

5 Famous People Who’ve Had Their Identities Stolen

Have you ever had your identity stolen or credit card snatched away? You’re in good company. Many celebrities have been the victim of stolen cards and identity theft. With so much public... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/12/2014
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