Credit Cards Blog

Thursday, September 1, 2011 10:15 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The debut of a federal consumer watchdog doesn’t come without a few hiccups. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which enjoyed its proverbial ribbon-cutting July 21, has run into its first problem: delayed credit card complaints. A Bloomberg News report on Tuesday revealed that some of the credit card gripes filed online on the CFPB’s website have

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 4:36 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Bank of America is boosting its cash-back credit card offerings. On Wednesday the bank launched its BankAmericard Cash Rewards and Cash Rewards for Business MasterCard, both of which feature 1 percent cash back on all purchases, no expiration on rewards and no annual fee. BankAmericard Cash Rewards cardholders also earn 2 percent cash back on

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011 4:06 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Here’s another example of a credit card company taking to social media networking. Discover is rewarding current cardholders with $50 cash back, or 5,000 miles, for referring their friends and family through Facebook, Twitter and email. Simply log on to your account online, share the offer via those three methods and get the reward once

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Monday, August 29, 2011 2:21 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Some credit card holders won’t have to worry about paying their bills on time as they clean up debris from Hurricane Irene – at least temporarily. Several banks and issuers are giving their customers a reprieve from credit card late fees along with other banking fees if they live in hurricane-affected areas, according to numerous media

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 1:41 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Here’s a card George Costanza’s wallet would love. Fifth Third Bank unveiled its combo debit and credit card on Wednesday, offering a new way for consumers to thin out the pieces of plastic they carry. The aptly named Duo Card, which carries the MasterCard logo, allows consumers to select a credit or debit transaction by

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011 2:41 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

There’s nothing more annoying than working too hard for your money. And that’s why Capital One launched its new, straightforward cash-back rewards credit card. The company on Tuesday unveiled its Capital One Cash card, which features a total of 1.5 percent cash back on all purchases, but without the hoops to jump through. Here’s how it

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011 4:55 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The court match-up between credit scoring behemoth FICO and upstart VantageScore turned in favor of the underdog last week. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit threw out FICO’s appeal of a lower court’s decision that rejected FICO’s claims of anti-competitive behavior, false advertising and unreasonable and illegal restraint of trade regarding the

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Monday, August 22, 2011 3:15 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

American Express and Mercedes-Benz, two names synonymous with luxury, are debuting a charge and credit card aimed at showcasing the well-heeled lifestyle. The two companies announced Monday the launch of the Mercedes-Benz Credit Card from American Express and the Platinum Card from American Express exclusively for Mercedes-Benz. The cards mark several firsts for American Express.

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Friday, August 19, 2011 2:29 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

If you hate to wait, especially to redeem credit card rewards, Citi and Best Buy have an app for you. The duo on Thursday debuted a new app for iPhones and Androids that allows Citi ThankYou rewards members to redeem points instantly at Best Buy via smartphone. Simply scan or type in an item’s barcode

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Thursday, August 18, 2011 12:22 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

More Americans are giving their credit cards a thumbs-up this year. Credit card satisfaction rose for the second year in a row, according to a J.D. Power and Associates study released Thursday. The study considers six factors: interaction; credit card terms; billing and payment process; rewards; benefits and services; and problem resolution. Overall, credit card

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