30th

January, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: January 24-30, 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 January 24-30, 2015. Fraudsters Love Apple Pay  According to a recent report, Apple Pay is making it even easier to commit credit card fraud. The security problem has nothing to do with Near Field Communication (NFC), Touch ID,…

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29th

January, 2015

Interest Rates Remain Stable, for Now

There's been a lot of talk about interest rates rising this week with the most recent Fed meeting. Why should you care? Because a spike in interest rates would also affect all consumers who carry a balance on their credit cards. The Federal Reserve was established in 1913 by U. S. Congress for three key objectives following the Federal Reserve Act: to maximize employment, stabilize prices, and moderate long-term interest rates. The system is unique because it is a private entity outside governmental control that can make monetary policy terms that do not have to be approved by the President…

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27th

January, 2015

Top Credit Cards of 2015 by Credit Score

There are many lists out there for credit cards like the best no annual fee credit cards, best travel rewards credit cards, and the best student credit cards. Here we bring you the best credit cards available based on the credit score required to get approved for these offers. We only evaluated cards from major banks from which we are affiliated with, and personal credit cards (business cards and co-branded cards were not considered for this evaluation). The following cards were determined by credit category based off three factors: Rewards –Bonus rewards, rewards for all purchases, and bonus rewards in…

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26th

January, 2015

Citi Cards Now Provides Complimentary FICO Scores

Citi has begun delivering free FICO Scores to Citi-branded consumer credit cardmembers, as previously announced last fall. Beginning immediately, millions of Citi cardholders can access their FICO Score online at www.citi.com/creditscore after logging in with their account credentials. Citi will provide monthly updates to the FICO Scores, based on Equifax data. Citi is among the first of major U.S. banks to provide a credit score commonly used by lenders, following behind Discover and Barclaycard, which began offering free FICO scores last spring. Through Citi’s web site, cardholders will have access to their FICO Score as well as educational resources describing…

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23rd

January, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: January 17-23, 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  January 17-23, 2015. Consumers Fail to Fix Credit Report Errors A new FTC study found that one in four consumers who disputed information in their reports give up on correcting credit report errors. Five percent, or 10 million…

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