Latest Posts
Home > Tag Archives: debit card (page 2)

Tag Archives: debit card

Banks Target MVBs, Most Vulnerable Bankers, to Keep Overdraft “Protection” Before Regulation E Comes Into Effect

Samples of Opt-In Marketing Strategies to Financial Institutions

Overdraft “protection” as we know it in America will make a positive change August 15, 2010. Considering to protect something means to cover or shield from exposure, injury, damage, or destruction, overdraft “protection” is anything but that. I view it as one of those “convince” fees. Let’s just call it what it is: a service charge. Most banks charge a ... Read More »

    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 »

      Beware of Your Debit Card. Credit Cards are Safer.

      Ready to Collapse

      Why a Debit Card is Not All That Attractive The debit card has an allure for many because it allows people to make credit card like transactions without the fear of debt but all of that comes at a price and a risk. A debit card is not a credit card, obviously. With a debit card, transactions are paid from ... Read More »

        I Started to Get Into Debt at 19. – Jon

        Ready to Collapse

        Jon “Dear Steve, Hello, My story is a bit different, and longer than most. feel free to edit as you like. Coming out of high school, I had a job with great perks, and really good pay about a year and a half ago. The problem was, that with all these perks and money at the age of 19, I ... Read More »

          Debit Cards Less Safe Than Credit Cards & Please Use Your Credit Card Online

          Ready to Collapse

          Over the years I have been droning on and on about the differences between a debit card and a credit card regarding safety and why people need to be more afraid of using their card in a restaurant than online. Where does the waiter go with your card when you hand it to them? Debit cards and credit cards are ... Read More »

            I’ve Said It For Years, a Debit Card is Not as Safe to Use as a Credit Card

            Ready to Collapse

            The Consumerist site had a great story titled “Why Do Lenders Want You To Use Your Debit Card Like A Credit Card?” in which they brought up the issue again about the differences between a credit card and a debit card. Debit cards have invaded our lives and they are pushed like crack by our banks. The information the banks ... Read More »

              Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR

              Ready to Collapse

              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 »

                Debit Card Concerns. Profits Hide Truth About Your Risks.

                Ready to Collapse

                For years banks have lied and hidden the reality of debit cards from you. What I’m about to tell you is going to sound counter-intuitive from everything you’ve been taught and believe. Here it is. Don’t use a debit card. It’s not smart financial management. By now you’re probably thinking that I’ve lost my mind but before you judge me, ... Read More »

                  Get My FREE Get Out of Debt Guy Newsletter

                  It is the smart thing to do.

                  I promise to keep your email safe and secure.

                  Close

                  I want to keep you posted each weekday with just one email about the latest get out of debt news, scam alerts and information to beat back debt.

                  You can unsubscribe at any time with just one click.

                  After you subscribe, check your email to confirm your subscription. If the confirmation email does not appear in your inbox in a few minutes, check your spam folder for it. Sometimes it likes to annoyingly hide there.


                  • It will keep you posted on the latest scams.
                  • You will be alerted to the latest articles.
                  • You will wind up smarter than everyone else dealing with debt.