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Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

If Colorado thought the legalization of marijuana was the end of a fiery debate with the government, it is sorely mistaken. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly uncomfortable... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/30/2015
America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America's 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/2/2015
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
What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

If you’ve been following the latest headlines in technology or commerce, chances are you’ve heard of Apple Pay, Google Wallet or Softcard. Probably the most significant feature... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 1/5/2015
5 Secrets Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know

5 Secrets Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Ever since the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act [CARD Act] took effect in February 2010, credit card bills are easier to read and understand for the average... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 12/15/2014
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
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
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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