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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 »

An Option for Every Customer: Regions Bank Partners with Visa® to Curate Four Distinct Credit Card Offerings

An Option for Every Customer: Regions Bank Partners with Visa® to Curate Four Distinct Credit Card Offerings

In a Nutshell: Today’s banking customer often is looking for one service provider that can tackle a multitude of needs — and a variety of stages in their lives — without forcing them to jump through hoops. Regions Bank bases its company culture on listening to customers and designing products around those financial needs. The regional bank offers top savings and loan products, as well as four Visa-branded credit cards designed to meet the changing financial needs of its... 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 2018

6 Best Wells Fargo Credit Cards for 2018

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 »

A New Generation of Banking: Capital One Cafés Foster Stress-Free, Educational, and Rewarding Customer Experiences

A New Generation of Banking: Capital One Cafés Foster Stress-Free, Educational, and Rewarding Customer Experiences

In a Nutshell: As the use of technology grows, many traditional tasks and chores are being replaced with digital solutions. Some things, however, simply can't (and shouldn't) be replaced with technology -- such as quality financial guidance. To better suit our digital lifestyles, while still providing the education and guidance we need, Capital One is redesigning the traditional banking experience with a new type of bank: the Capital One Café. A modern blend of bank and bistro, the... read more »

350.org Discusses the Banks Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline & How Consumers Can Help Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground

350.org Discusses the Banks Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline & How Consumers Can Help Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground

In a Nutshell: In just one year, the U.S. consumed more than 1.1 billion metric tons of petroleum products. That's billions of barrels of oil and other dangerous fossil fuels burned -- and tons of toxic hydrocarbons released into the environment. As fossil fuel education improves, citizens around the world are calling for change -- and 350.org is helping them bring it about. The current focus of the war on fossil fuels is the fight to stop the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline... read more »

Chase Freedom (Credit Score Needed, 5/24 Rule & Other Requirements)

Chase Freedom (Credit Score Needed, 5/24 Rule & Other Requirements)

During a recent conversation about the ever-evolving payments landscape, my friend posed a question that made me think: With so many other ways to pay for things now, what's the best reason to use a credit card? It took me a few minutes to find an answer, and when I did, I wasn't sure why it hadn't been immediately obvious -- the credit card rewards. Who doesn't want what amounts to a discount on, well, everything? One of the best cash back rewards cards on the market is the Chase... read more »