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Credit Card or Debit Card: The Great Debate

Credit Card vs. Debit Cards A Side-by-Side Comparison

Having trouble getting approved for a credit card? Do you have bad credit? Maybe a debit card is the answer. Today, more and more banks and financial institutions are rushing to issue their customers debit cards. In fact, many of these companies routinely issue “enhanced” ATM cards that can also be used as debit cards to make purchases. This article ... Read More »

    Terry Goddard Highlights Changes in Credit Card Regulations

    (Phoenix, Ariz. – March 9, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today advised consumers about recent changes in federal law that require credit card issuers to disclose more information to customers. These laws also affect how the credit cards are marketed, advertised and managed. Last year, Congress passed the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which gives ... Read More »

      Consumer Reports: Credit Card Caution

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      Consumer Reports: Credit Card Caution KKTV 11 News, CO - 46 minutes ago American credit card debt is up more than eight percent from a year ago. That's the highest amount ever recorded. In these tough economic times, ... Read More »

        Secret Credit Bureaus You Don’t Know About, But They Know About You

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        So let me tell you a story about secret credit bureaus that you don’t know about. Most of us have some knowledge about the three major credit bureaus that hold our credit report and credit score. The three biggies are Equifax, Experian and Transunion. But there are more places that hold information about you. Have you ever heard about Innovis? ... Read More »

          http://twitpic.com/qj5qq What people look like when the credit card bills arrive.

          getoutofdebtguy: What people look like when the credit card bills arrive. Read More »

            Best Credit & Debt Videos of the Day

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            I saw these videos and thought you’d enjoy them. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

              Sears, Home Depot May Lose 8% of Holiday Sales on Credit Limits

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              Sears, Home Depot May Lose 8% of Holiday Sales on Credit Limits Bloomberg - 5 minutes ago Outstanding credit-card debt has risen 75 percent since 1999, while real wages have grown 4 percent in the same period, according to a report last month by ... Read More »

                Expect Tidal Wave Of Limit Reductions and Credit Card Closures to Hit Before Christmas

                Yesterday I wrote about a little old hardware store that had noticed an increase in card purchases over cash. That’s not a good sign if people are using plastic more for routine things and especially in this environment of credit card issuers reducing credit limits, raising interest rates and closing cards. You see, the credit card issuers are getting freaked ... Read More »

                  Next big worry: Credit cards

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                  Next big worry: Credit cards The News Journal, DE - 1 hour ago In past years, consumers looking to get out from under credit card debt tapped into home equity, refinancing mortgages to get their hands on cash to pay off ... Read More »

                    As Economy Slows, Lenders Begin to Curb Credit Cards

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                    As Economy Slows, Lenders Begin to Curb Credit Cards New York Times, United States - 2 hours ago Currently, the total losses amount to 5.5 percent of credit card debt outstanding, and could surpass the 7.9 percent that occurred after the technology ... Read More »

                      Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR

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                      Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR QCK, UK - 1 hour ago The money must then be repaid at a rate that is more than 10 times the average APR of a credit card. Debt groups and politicians have expressed anger at the ... Read More »

                        Humor: US Solves Credit Crisis, Credit Cards

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                        Humor: US Solves Credit Crisis, Credit Cards Gather.com, MA - 2 hours ago And with the average American owing more than $8000 in credit card debt , paying everything back is going to take a while. Fortunately, there are companies ... Read More »

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