23rd

April, 2014

State Farm Rewards Credit Cards Review

If you thought that State Farm was only in the insurance business, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that they also have a rather wide range of other financial products including several Visa credit cards. They offer a few different rewards cards that allow you to earn points that can be redeemed for a variety of State Farm-related purchases such as for your insurance premiums, auto loans, home mortgages, health savings accounts, and CD’s. You can even fund your retirement account with State Farm rewards points. There is no limit on how many points you can earn with any…

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22nd

April, 2014

Win $100, $250, or a Roku 3 with CompareCards!

Every now and again CompareCards.com likes to host contests and giveaways to give our fans a chance to win a great Apple product, cash back, and other prizes. Our most recent contest was launched on April 16th and will extend through the end of the month.  Now through April 30th, participants will have the chance to win one of four prizes; a $100 gift card and a new Roku 3 (a $100 value), a $250 gift card, or a gift card worth $100 (two winners will be chosen). Interested in entering? Here are the details… So, What are the Prizes?…

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22nd

April, 2014

Don’t Get Strapped for Cash in a Foreign Land

Most people have heard that it’s important to notify your card issuing bank (s) before you take a trip, but for many, it’s still not a high priority or gets overlooked. As an unfortunate result, travelers who forget that small, but vital detail often wind up experiencing stressful frustrations while far from home. They try to use their ATM card as a financial lifeline, but it does not work. Ever go out to a meal and hand over your card only to have the waiter tell you your card was declined? It’s an embarrassing situation, but happens a lot when…

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18th

April, 2014

Credit Cards in the News: April 12-18, 2014

Credit card news pops up every week and it’s not always easy to keep track of each story, especially all the stories about fraud. That’s why we provide you with a summary of the top stories on the blog at CompareCards.com so you can read what matters the most and not worry about all the other stuff. Here are the highlights for April 12-18, 2014. 3 Million Customers Affected by Michaels Data Breach The first real details of the Michaels data breach were recently released via their website. The arts and crafts retailer, along with subsidiary Aaron Brothers, reported two…

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17th

April, 2014

More States Join Investigation into Experian Data Breach

This week media outlets including Reuters and the Chicago Tribune reported that Iowa and North Carolina have joined Illinois and Connecticut in raising concerns about a data breach involving a subsidiary of Experian. The incident reportedly exposed confidential financial information including the social security numbers of some 200 million Americans. NBC News quoted a representative of the Illinois Attorney General who referred to it as a multistate investigation. The states involved are trying to determine whether or not businesses took appropriate steps and used sufficient measures to protect the sensitive information. They also want to know if victims whose data…

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