24th

April, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: April 18-24, 2015

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for April 18-24, 2015. Capital One Partners with Uber Capital One and Uber Technologies, both looking to attract new customers, announced a new partnership that will give Capital One’s Quicksilver cardholders cheaper rides. Cardholders will receive a 20 percent…

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23rd

April, 2015

The NEW Citi ThankYou Premier is Even Better  

Citi Bank recently unveiled a number of changes to one of their most popular rewards credit cards, the Citi ThankYou Premier Credit Card. These updates include a few great features that benefit cardholders, especially those looking for generous travel rewards. The card now comes with a lower annual fee, quicker access to the lucrative 50,000 point sign up bonus, and they even changed their bonus rewards categories. Let’s dive in to why you should make the Citi ThankYou Premier you’re next credit card. $30 Annual Fee Decrease There’s pretty much no way to go wrong with a decreased annual fee.…

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17th

April, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: April 11-17, 2015

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for April 11-17, 2015. Target and MasterCard Settle Lawsuits over Data Breach in 2013 Earlier this week Target and MasterCard agreed to settle lawsuits over the data breach affecting around 40 million credit and debit card accounts in 2013.…

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15th

April, 2015

Bankers Predict Higher Credit Card Balances in 2015

The quarterly survey results from banking experts predict higher levels of credit card debt in 2015, which could cause consumers to have more delinquent payments. The study was a joint effort by the Professional Risk Managers’ Association and FICO, the credit scoring company. Risk officers, who are the industry’s watchdogs at financial institutions, were asked to provide insightful answers about what consumers and credit card users should expect over the next year. Concern about the Wealth Gap Just like nearly everyone else – excluding the wealthy 1%— the bank’s risk managers expressed worry about the ever growing wealth gap in…

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10th

April, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: April 4-10, 2015

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about credit card fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on CompareWallet so you can read what matters the most and not have to worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for April 4-10, 2015. A Security Experiment Shows How Fast Credit Card Data can Travel on the Black Market An experiment conducted by the security firm, BitGlass, demonstrated how fast stolen credit card data can travel on the…

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