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New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

Many people have “gold” cards, but how many of us have cards that are backed by actual precious metal reserves? If the creators of the new GolVerCard have it right, anyone who is... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 3/16/2015
Why Will My Business Need to Accept EMV Cards?

Why Will My Business Need to Accept EMV Cards?

Business owners take note: on Oct. 1, 2015, banks across the country are switching things up with your customer’s credit cards. In case you haven’t noticed, banks are adding EMV (Europay,... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 3/9/2015
Is the Stratos Smart Card Worth It?

Is the Stratos Smart Card Worth It?

Big changes are coming to the credit card industry that will impact the way you use that little piece of plastic in your wallet. You’ve probably heard of the new chip-and-pin credit cards... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 3/6/2015
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 »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 2/26/2015
Man Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Hacking 160M Credit Cards

Man Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Hacking 160M Credit Cards

NEWARK, N.J. — Russian national Vladimir Drinkman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 11 counts of hacking-related charges associated with the largest case of international data breaching to ever... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 2/20/2015
Poll: Nearly Half of Canadian Cardholders Carrying Debt

Poll: Nearly Half of Canadian Cardholders Carrying Debt

TORONTO, ONTARIO — A recent report released by Montreal-based BMO Financial Group data yielded staggering information about credit card holders in Canada — 46 percent are currently in debt... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 2/12/2015
New ‘Final’ Smart Card Has a Clever Solution to Data Breaches

New ‘Final’ Smart Card Has a Clever Solution to Data Breaches

In the war against credit card fraud, a new smart credit card promises to offer consumers better security against the increasing threat of data breaches. This new card goes by the name... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 2/2/2015
Should I Get a Retail Credit Card? 6 Cards with Great Perks

Should I Get a Retail Credit Card? 6 Cards with Great Perks

For many consumers, a retail credit card offers some great benefits. Many of them come with special discounts, cash-back rewards and offers available only to card holders. These so-called... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 1/19/2015
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