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Brief Interview With a Visa Representative

You may have noticed a new sponsor lately. Yep it’s Visa ... to use as a credit card? Despite the popularity of debit cards, consumers are often confused ... of the same features and protections provided by their credit card are also offered with debit cards [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 16:49:43

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Keywords That Will Power Your PPC Campaign

by Brian Basch It all comes down to choosing the right of keywords and phrases ... free credit report” or “credit card offers” There are lots of others, when you start to scratch ... to get a credit report, ways to improve personal credit which lenders will give loans to people with poor [more...]

Date: 2008-10-03 07:56:44

I’m Hit By The Credit Contraction

A year ago, I was still getting awesome credit card offers promising a year without interest payments and other incentives. My credit score is over 600. Neither my score nor my financial situation has changed much ... credit cards with a cumulative limit of about $100,000. I went $20,000 into credit card debt in 1995 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 00:15:56

Credit Repair Service - Get Help For Credit Card Debt

by William Blake Credit cards are great, but if not used with common sense and self-control, can easily break your bank and peace of mind ... Commission (FTC) has come up with some safety tips for those of you to choose a credit repair or debt ... credit reports a year. Just contact the three companies who offer this free service ” Equifax [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 10:42:42

Who Wants To Win A Macbook Air?

My friend Shoemoney is holding a viral Twitter contest to give away two Flip Mino HD digital camcorders and maybe a Macbook Air ... Was Brought To You By Best Credit Card Offers Get up to $250 or even FREE round-trip plane tickets by signing up for hot credit card offers and bank deals! [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 21:38:46

Visa’s Take on Debit Cards

A representative from Visa offered to answer a few questions for Consumerism Commentary readers about debit cards ... if unauthorized purchases are made on your Visa Check cards or credit cards when you choose to sign ... . I’ve written previously about five reasons to avoid debit cards, preferring credit cards [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 11:00:46

The Power of Keywords in a PPC Campaign

by Brian Basch The Secret to a Good PPC Campaign is choosing the best group of keywords ... credit report” or “credit card offers” There are lots of others, when you start to scratch ... credit”. Add an extension, such as .org, .net, or .com to the end of the search term, or consider [more...]

Date: 2008-10-14 19:50:52

Helper In Getting Credit Cards

Every day we receive invitations or pre-approved credit card applications in the mail or emails. All these credit companies are offering different benefits and there are a lot of hidden ... . Is there such a way that we can make our life easier with regards to credit card applications. Yes [more...]

Date: 2008-07-14 02:20:47

Consumerists Ten Commandments On Credit

In the past, I have reviewed other financial web site’s rules about credit, and I have even offered some of my own ... offered by most cards 3) Thou Shalt Check Your Credit Report. Kind of like flossing your teeth ... my credit report many times before, but checking all three major agencies for my wife and I, once [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 23:52:33

Lifelock to guard your life

Wonder what would happen if your identity is stolen? Well, you might run a great risk ... , credit report and reduction in preapproved credit card offers. LifeLock is known to provide excellent ... and they will start all the process required for your stolen credit card, driving license and other [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 05:04:48

Get Your Own PlayStation Credit Card

You may have seen the mailers, and it’s true. We’ve introduced our very own PlayStation credit card to offer fans a new way to show off their ... . There are a couple ways to do this. You can go to to www.sony.com/newpscard to get instant approval for your card, and an immediate $150 credit when you purchase a PS3 directly through the website [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 23:35:26

Identity Theft: Even Your Child Is Not Safe Any More

Surprisingly, identity theft has begun to take a whole new turn with identity thieves not even sparing children ... -approved credit card offers. You can check with major credit bureaus such as Equifax, Trans Union ... pickings. Often they only find out once they have applied for admission to a college, asked for credit [more...]

Date: 2008-11-11 14:39:19

Looking for Info About Credit Cards - Check Out this Publication

I don’t know who you are, but I bet you’ve heard at least once in your lifetime of the convenience and effectiveness of credit cards and how they are easy to get. They are advertised everywhere, you are agitated to get one anywhere you go, you receive credit card offers in your mailbox, you hear [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 17:31:40

The Power of Keywords in a PPC Campaign

The Power of Keywords in a PPC Campaign Posted By Brian Basch on @ 12: ... for these goods and services. They might type “free credit report” or “credit card offers” ... ” may be attempting to find out ways to get a credit report, ways to improve personal credit which [more...]

Date: 2008-09-26 15:48:48

Best Prepaid Credit Card – What To Look For

September 27, 2009 | By Dan Moskel In Finance | by Dan MoskelYou may have heard of these and asked, “why are they called credit cards if you receive no credit?” To answer that question and many others, let’s look at them in detail.Nearly all of the major issuers offer these. The concept is very simple. Once you are approved, and nearly everybody regardless of their history is, you get a card in the mail. It looks identical to a regular one typically with a Visa or MasterCard logo. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 18:13:10

Visa Black Card for When Gold Just Won’t Do

There is a new elite credit card out on the market. This time it isn’t American Express that is offering it ... explain what credit score or annual household income you need to qualify, but I am assuming ... Card. These elite types of credit cards go the extra mile for those that are willing to pay [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 12:28:53

0% on Purchases With the Advanta Net-90 Card

Check this out… The Advanta Net-90 Platinum BusinessCard offers no interest on all purchases for 90 days on an ongoing basis ... program that pays 1 point per dollar spent, and there is no annual fee. If this card isn’t your cup of tea, check out these other 0% APR credit card offers. But if it is, then you should… --- Related [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 11:00:34

Crafty Creditors Are Making Changes

This is a guest post from Tisha Tolar is a freelance writer providing content for CreditCardAssist ... .com, where she regularly writes about credit cards, rewards programs and general consumer finance issues. ****** credti-card-offer-mail-letters As the economy remains rocky and the credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 13:10:23

Building Credit Repair

Building Credit Repair Building credit is more important now than it has ever been. If you have bad credit, it is often hard to get an apartment, a loan for a home, or any form ... is to apply for credit cards that offer no annual fees. Also, make sure the cards have low interest [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 05:14:09

1/6/09 (U.S. Post! Apple & Jobs! Green Back?)

Traders, Yesterday saw some downside pressure, but a decent recovery in the late session ... Service – a leading economic indicator?On the way in this morning, NPR had an interesting report ... off in credit card offers – which started in Dec 2007 and has continued to ramp. The drop in all mail [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 14:30:00

The Seven Wonders of the Week…ERE Discussions

Each week, ERE discussion group members share ideas, voice concerns, and work together on similar recruiting challenges ... in advance of each period and offer a credit card processing option (PayPal). Joe Ray advised Dianne to rethink the charge if they are a big client…these things take time. You might also want to check [more...]

Date: 2008-07-07 17:23:12

Get Out of FreeCreditReport.com’s “Triple Advantage”

FreeCreditReport.com is the heavily advertised company that offers “free” credit reports ( ... reminder to check your bank and credit card statements at least once a month so charges like this don ... in mind that the place to get truly free credit reports, three times per year (once from each bureau [more...]

Date: 2008-07-25 18:29:44

10 Tips To Utilizing Payday Loans

by katie George With a large number of individuals and families literally living from one paycheck to the next, ... that you do not understand before signing on the dotted line. $When dealing with a payday loan lender, check ... and are becoming unmanageable, consider applying for a credit card that offers 0% APR for 6-12 months [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 09:39:40

10 Tips To Utilizing Payday Loans

by katie George With a large number of individuals and families literally living from one paycheck to the next, ... that you do not understand before signing on the dotted line. $When dealing with a payday loan lender, check ... and are becoming unmanageable, consider applying for a credit card that offers 0% APR for 6-12 months [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 14:18:51

PayPal vs. Google Checkout and Why You Should Offer Both

By now, you’ve probably heard of this great “war.” Blogs have been written about it ... with promotions and credit card deals are any indication, they’re finding ways to try and recoup losses ... and navigation problems. 4. Linkable only to credit cards and debit cards: Google does itself an incredible [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:37:37

How To Become A Millionaire and Get Rich In 10 Steps

So you want to be a millionaire? Well you know what? Me too - and I’m determined to get there in the near future ... of the credit markets, instead of just sitting on my hands and wishing upon a star, I’m taking active ... financing. Instead, they embraced its responsible use, viewing credit cards and balance transfer offers [more...]

Date: 2008-10-13 08:13:02

Personal Finance in Japan: An American View

This is a guest post from Steve in Bibai, Japan. He’s offered, several times, ... other places, and proud of that fact. Credit cards When it comes to handling cash, short books could ... statistics, but Japanese are well back of the curve when it comes to using credit cards habitually [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 13:00:34

Protect your Identity from Thieves

More and more people are being victimized by identity theft ... !! They will help you reduce credit card offers, reduce junk mail and do a proactive identity protection ... by the Better Business Bureau as a legitimate functioning online business company. Their website [more...]

Date: 2008-07-27 22:15:15

This Week in Credit: Fees and Scores

adele_D_20090115144535.jpg Getty Images Credit card pop art The bad news: ... . Some good news: Free credit scores might be offered more widely. Keepers of the FICO score Fair ... and have not finalized our suite of products and features at this time. Credit-score watchers, keep us posted [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:57:45

Metastasis of the Corporate Panopticon

In a report on how corporate spying and data mining contribute(d) ... of that data has been regulated by the Federal Trade Commission under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ... in the trash. The attributes of the people who bite on the offer, like their credit card debt, cash [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 17:13:59

Citi PremierPass Elite 20k Point ($200) Signup Bonus

The Citi PremierPass Card - Elite Level is offering a 20,000 point signup bonus, ... as long as you make 1 purchase every 3 calendar years Note that there is an annual fee ($75), but it’s waived for the first year. For more hot deals, check out this list of credit card bonus offers [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 11:00:07

No, that e-mail isn’t from your new bank

Scammers are taking advantage of recent bank failures and mergers in an attempt to get personal information from account holders ... institution. The scammers hope that you’ll enter personal information, such as your credit card ... your assets. The FTC offers the following examples of these phishing messages: We recently purchased [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 15:01:07

"Obama Accepting Prepaid Credit Cards; Contributions Untraceable to Donors"

The Washington Post offers this important report. A key snippet: The Obama team's disclosures came in response to questions from The Washington Post ... , her credit card was never billed for the donations, meaning someone appropriated her name, and made [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 04:12:05


For employees not wishing to receive a check (because of problems of encashment or security), several banks offer payroll ATM cards ... about the mechanics of the program. Companies can require direct deposit as a condition of employment ... s free checking, discounted mortgage or home loans, free credit card programs, or other promotions [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 07:29:01

13 Quick Ways to Make Extra Cash Money

$1,025 in credit card offers! If cash is getting a little scarce around your household and you’ve cut back as many expenses as you possibly can, it’s time to look at the other side of the equation [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 12:36:46

Anyone Can Fall In Debt

You wouldn't know it from their Bresson-like hyperrealistic depiction on TV, ... by Callcredit, a credit report agency which also offers free advice for the debt-impaired. Donning ... to pay back loans and credit cards taken out over 12 months ago.”. No sh*t, Holmes! We've taken [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 15:35:30

Frank Warren: The Man With All The Secrets (Part 1)

With the FBI, NSA, CIA, and all the other acronyms it goes without saying that Washington DC is home to a lot of secrets ... s more waiting for him then credit card offers and Valpaks. He reached into the box and pulled out two big [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 07:56:40

Retarded Things on the Internet

Continuing on my study of Retarded Things on the Internet before I start my work day, ... of God" -- the Lindens staved it off as long as they could, but the credit card companies got ... not really a product it offered. Ginko gave $100 free to everyone opening an account, which meant [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 15:33:04

Always Use Caution When Using 0% APR Credit Card Offers

Amazon.de Widgets There is nothing wrong with chasing offers of 0% credit cards, in fact many people have benefited greatly from doing just that, but did you honestly expect the credit card companies to allow this card jumping to continue indefinitely?Offers of 0% credit cards have been around for quite a few years now; they are a successful marketing ploy by the credit card industry aimed at stealing customers from competitors and were an overnight success with a public that was fed up of paying [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 22:17:04

Bankruptcy and Buying a Home

Filing bankruptcy is a stressful time in a person’s life ... are now offering home loans for those who have a bankruptcy on their credit report. Some lenders will even ... . The loss of a job, unexpected medical bills, and overwhelming credit card debt are just a few [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 08:57:46

Renters spending half as much this holiday

The latest survey by Apartments.com shows that renters report that they’re trimming their spending this holiday season by more than half for gifts, ... they are charging holiday purchases on a credit card. For a complete list of money-saving tips on gifts ... O.C. landlord offering a month’s free rent Inland Empire refugees boosting O.C. rents? West [more...]

Date: 2008-12-11 03:00:54

How To Earn 300,000 Frequent Flyer Miles in 5 Weeks

November last, you might remember this post about the Omni 10k Flyaway offer, where you earn 10, ... if you do get approved, it brings down your credit score a little bit. Third, no one is suggesting ... for new credit cards, some of them come with free mileage bonuses. What Guillebeau did was to sort [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:05:29

Amazon Now Offers IOUs Through Bill Me Later

So you’ve got yourself an Amazon addiction, shopping for everything from books to mobile phones to toiletries and myriad other odds and ends. Or maybe you want to shop the retailer, but are no fan of sending credit card information across ... of annual customers the option to receive an invoice for goods received to be paid post-shipment [more...]

Date: 2008-07-08 16:45:16

Reader Mailbag #30

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance ... report sexual harassment How I manage my ideas Should you help people who won’t help themselves ... the next 6 months, after which I will have eliminated my credit card debt and half of my student [more...]

Date: 2008-09-29 14:00:56

Chase Freedom Rewards Card - $50 Signup Bonus, 3% Back On Gas

Supposedly this offer may end after Friday, so apply if you’re interested ... . No annual fee. See the rest of my Favorite Rewards Credit Cards. ... possible categories here. In addition, you can get a $250 check (a $50 bonus) once you reach $200 [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 13:11:04

Beware: Scammers Impersonating KIA Offer Fraudulent Job Opportunities

.fullpost{display:inline;}Every day con artists look for new ways to scam internet users from their money ... that could result in identity theft or possibly the misuse of bank and credit card details. Gary Tomlinson ... was not caught out, but this is a particularly callous attempt at fraud as it hits people desperately looking [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 16:39:00

Support-lah, Sir

I had just checked out at Tesco and was waiting for the other members of our group to do the same ... ? We offer you life-time no annual payment."I shook my head.That triggered off her third level ... recruits on how to sell their credit cards, and although I am not a Marketing guru, I am sure [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 03:40:00

GPTCashCow Todays Info

Lots of new offers have been added today. Some of these offers only report once daily so you wont see the credit for them right away ... going to start a new contest for the first to 100 offers. Prescription savings card has returned [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 06:23:11

Consumer Reports Retirement Survey: Planning Ahead May Be Just As Risky As Rewarding

February issue offers 17 moves to rebuild the nest egg and secure the future In the wake of big investment losses many have turned to Plan B to ... their credit card use and spent less on groceries and household goods. “When bad investments happen to good ... . But it proved punishing during the unusually severe market downturn of recent months. The [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 12:09:04

Beware of benefits scam

Filing for state unemployment benefits online is free, so don't pay for it - that's the message Friday from the Employment Security Department ... Unemployment Advisors” confirming that the fee has been charged to their credit cards. The department ... unless a person calls the department to check. Several Web sites crop up each year offering [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 21:36:01

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