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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16th

January, 2015

Credit Cards in the News: January 10-16, 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 10-16, 2015. Free FICO Credit Scores Bank of America and Chase announced they will begin providing their credit cardholders with free access to their FICO credit scores. Since FICO began allowing lenders to make credit scores available…

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13th

January, 2015

20 College Scholarships With Easy Applications

The cost of a college education is becoming more and more of a burden for many students and their families. In 2013, college grads had an average of $35,200 in college-related debt and tuition accounts for between 1/3 and 1/2 of the total cost of attendance. Seventy percent of college students graduate with loans, but the return on investment for a college education remains at 14-15%. One of the best ways to offset these costs is for students to apply for scholarships, and luckily, there are thousands of college scholarships available for students. Some require hours of work to apply…

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12th

January, 2015

CompareCards EdU: A College Scholarship Program

In the United States, 70 percent of students graduate with loans and the national student debt is a staggering 1.1 trillion. College costs are continuing to rise and we want to help current and future students (and families!) manage college debt. We recently launched the EdU Scholarship Award program to help set students up for financial success. Each month we will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student that can answer a tricky trivia question. Using your best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, you should be able to…

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9th

January, 2015

Sheetz Visa Credit Card Review

Sheetz describes their stores as a kicked-up convenience store that's a mecca for those on the go. Sheetz provides service 24/7/365 so their customers always have access to gas, food and drinks. You can find an entire menu of food items that can be customized to your liking by using their touch screen ordering system or choose from about a dozen Espresso bar drinks for the sleepy road warrior who still has more driving to do. Sheetz also has a store credit card for the frequent visitor to help you save on gas and earn rewards for your purchases, which…

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