Read More Can You Get Taxed on Cashback Rewards?

Can You Get Taxed on Cashback Rewards?

Credit cards companies use offers like cashback rewards to entice new and existing customers to sign up and spend, and people like the perks. Credit card rewards were ranked as the most attractive card feature for consumers, according to the 2016 U.S. Consumer Payment Study published by TSYS, a Columbus, Ga.-based global payments provider. And […]

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Read More Does My Partner’s Credit Score Affect Our Compatibility?

Does My Partner’s Credit Score Affect Our Compatibility?

The Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., a somber organization without a romantic bone in its body, recently issued an in-depth report about the dynamics of committed relationships between significant others. The findings show that birds of a feather do, indeed, flock together. Apparently having similar credit scores makes couples more compatible. But when one person’s credit […]

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Read More Chip-Enabled Cards Are Not a Perfect Solution

Chip-Enabled Cards Are Not a Perfect Solution

October 1, 2015 marked the deadline for merchants and banks to make the switch to computer chip-enabled credit cards, also known as EMV cards. Now retailers – not card issuing banks – are liable for in-store fraudulent purchases. That sounds great on the surface, but unfortunately it’s proving a half-baked solution to a serious problem. Problems […]

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