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What Credit Bureau Does Chase Use?

What Credit Bureau Does Chase Use?

For most consumers, the question, "What credit bureau does Chase use?" isn’t top of mind. After all, why should you care about which credit bureau a particular bank or credit card uses? Oftentimes, it doesn’t matter at all. But if you apply for multiple cards at the same time, this information can make the difference between being approved or denied. Fans of Chase credit cards may want to obtain more than one card, or have a negative mark on one report that may hinder their... read more »

9 Best Cards: Discover Vs. Capital One Vs. Chase

9 Best Cards: Discover Vs. Capital One Vs. Chase

A significant chunk of the credit card market belongs to the Discover-Capital One-Chase trio. All three are top issuers of general-purpose credit cards. Their number of cardholders and U.S. purchase volumes ($ billions) in 2018 were: Chase: 93 million/$739.48 Discover: 57 million/$139.03 Capital One: 45 million/$336.91 With so many Americans holding one or more of these cards, we think you’ll find it useful to better understand each issuer’s characteristic strengths... read more »

Credit Card Issuers: Phone Numbers & Contact List

Credit Card Issuers: Phone Numbers & Contact List

Want to reach out and say “Hi” to your credit card issuer? Or more realistically, discuss a problem, review your statement activity, or pay a bill? Here is the personal and business line of credit contact information for prime issuers, subprime issuers, and credit unions across the country. Do not hesitate to contact them whenever you feel the need. Early intervention is always best when experiencing an issue with your account. Prime Credit Card Issuers Amex | Bank of America... read more »

RBC and ACCES Prepare Immigrants for Employment and Financial Success in Canada

RBC and ACCES Prepare Immigrants for Employment and Financial Success in Canada

In a Nutshell: Canada is currently a top destination for employment for a globally mobile workforce. But newcomers may discover finding a job to be a bigger challenge than they may have assumed based on the employment gaps. Longtime partners Royal Bank of Canada and ACCES Employment have announced a new webinar series to help new immigrants to the country prepare for the job hunt — and for life in Canada. The interactive events will educate newcomers before and after their arrival,... read more »

Top Unlimited Cash Back Option for Military Members — USAA’s Preferred Cash Rewards Visa Signature® Card Offers Competitive Rewards & Low Fees

Top Unlimited Cash Back Option for Military Members — USAA’s Preferred Cash Rewards Visa Signature® Card Offers Competitive Rewards & Low Fees

In a Nutshell: Active and former military members understand the meaning of the word sacrifice, having put their own safety on the line for their country. USAA understands this sacrifice and honors the service of these heroes by providing banking products that offer value, security, and peace of mind. The institution’s savings and loan products offer competitive rates and perks for deployed military members, and an array of Visa and American Express credit card options provide... read more »

Consumers Don’t Need a Bank Account to Harness the Spending & Credit-Building Power of the Green Dot® Platinum Visa®

Consumers Don’t Need a Bank Account to Harness the Spending & Credit-Building Power of the Green Dot® Platinum Visa®

In a Nutshell: Everyday transactions — like online shopping and booking travel — are nearly impossible without some sort of credit card in your wallet. But many consumers don’t qualify for a credit card, either because of a new or damaged credit profile or the lack of a bank account. Green Dot has created a solution for those people with its Platinum Visa card. The card works with any merchant that accepts Visa and applicants don't need a bank account or positive credit history... read more »

Capital One® Study Shows How Long Security Lines Affect Millions of Air Travelers

Capital One® Study Shows How Long Security Lines Affect Millions of Air Travelers

In a Nutshell: With the summer travel season in full swing, travelers all around the country are experiencing longer waits at security checkpoints, and passengers who don’t properly plan and pack can see these delays cut into their vacation time. Capital One® and ORC International recently surveyed more than 1,000 Americans on how airport security lines impact the way they travel. The survey found that many travelers are altering the way they prepare for and approach their trips,... read more »

6 Best Wells Fargo Credit Cards for 2019

6 Best Wells Fargo Credit Cards for 2019

Whether thanks to history or cinematic recreation, some things are iconically Western, like cowboys, saloons, and stagecoaches. And — Wells Fargo? While not what many of us think of when we pass by a Wells Fargo branch, the modern-day Wells Fargo can trace its roots to the Wild West and the famed Pony Express. Those stagecoaches on its sign aren't just for show. Today's Wells Fargo may not operate many cross-country stagecoaches, but it does have thousands of bank branches that... read more »

“What Card is in the Jennifer Garner Credit Card Commercial?”

“What Card is in the Jennifer Garner Credit Card Commercial?”

As an upstart young bank bursting onto the scene, Capital One's memorable commercials surely had a hand in the bank's transformation into a household name. After all, who can forget the theatrical brilliance of the band of Vikings (or is it Visigoths?) who starred in some of the bank's earlier campaigns? Of course, few brands maintain the same ads forever — especially as their advertising budgets grow. Today's Capital One commercials are a little lighter on the historical... read more »

Capital One® Helps Consumers Savor the Dining-Out Experience with Unlimited 4% Cash Back on Restaurant Spending

Capital One® Helps Consumers Savor the Dining-Out Experience with Unlimited 4% Cash Back on Restaurant Spending

In a Nutshell: Restaurant spending has increased by more than $100 billion over the last three years as US consumers shift their spending focus from merchandise to food experiences. Dining out has become one of the country’s top ways of creating memories, celebrating occasions, or just taking a night off from the kitchen. Capital One has responded to that consumer trend with its new Capital One® Savor® Rewards Credit Card, which offers 4% cash back on all restaurant spending. For... read more »