Credit Card News

26
Feb
Study: Americans Willing to Give Up Vacations and Eating Out to Become Debt-Free

Being in debt is a major drag. After all, when you owe money, you’re stuck making payments every month – and some of your hard-earned cash goes towards covering interest. Yet, despite the fact that no one likes being in debt, many Americans owe all sorts of money from student loan debt to credit card […]

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07
Sep
Navy Federal Flagship Card Offers 50,000 Bonus Points & Travel Rewards

Navy Federal Credit Union has unveiled its new and improved Visa Signature Flagship Rewards Credit Card that now offers travel rewards. The Flagship rewards card also carries a competitive annual percentage rate compared to other travel credit cards, which might appeal to frequent travelers. This travel rewards card gives cardholders 3 points per dollar spen

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31
Aug
Deserve Credit Card Gets Funding to Help More People Build Credit

Deserve, a credit card startup, has been raising money to help in its mission of helping college students establish a solid credit history. The company has fundraised $17 million from sources including Sallie Mae, Pelion, Aspect Ventures, Accel, and Mission Holdings, Business Insider reported. Kalpesh Kapadia, who is the founder and CEO of Deserve, moved to the [

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17
Aug
Capital One Launches the New Savor Card With 4% Cash Back

For cardholders in search of a cash-back credit card, Capital One has launched its latest Savor card, which offers cash back on dining and entertainment. The biggest draw of the Savor card is for those who like to spend money on dining and entertainment because the card offers an unlimited 4 percent cash back on those spending categories. […]

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10
Aug
More Credit Card Benefits Are Pulling a Disappearing Act

One of the biggest reasons people choose particular credit cards to sign up for is because of the rewards those cards offer. But some of those rewards have been dropped this year, and Citibank has just followed suit by pulling some of its perks. Some of the benefits being changed or dropped by Citibank include its […]

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07
Aug
New Chase Southwest Priority Card Offers 65K-Point Sign-Up Bonus

For frequent fliers in search of a new travel credit card, a new co-branded Southwest credit card with Chase offers a tempting sign-up bonus. In July, the companies announced the launch of their rewards credit card, Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card. Featuring numerous traveler benefits and perks, a limited introductory offer includes a 65,000-point sign-up b

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27
Jul
Mastercard’s New Patent Would Allow Users to Purchase With Bitcoin

Mastercard was awarded a patent on July 17 for a method that would allow cardholders to make purchases on their cards using Bitcoin. The news came through a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office document, which cited the card issuer’s rationale for its decision and digital currency concerns. The document noted blockchain currencies’ “increased usage” b

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20
Jul
United Airlines To Pitch Credit Cards on Flights

To beef up revenue, United Airlines is becoming the latest airline to try to sign up their passengers for co-branded credit cards including the MileagePlus credit cards and the MileagePlus Business Credit Cards. As of Sept. 1, it will be mandatory for flight attendants to make a sales pitch for the credit card, according to the […]

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20
Jul
Rewards-Savvy Cardholders Take a $330M Chunk Out of Chase Profits

J.P. Morgan Chase’s second quarter was profitable, but the company had to pay out more in credit card rewards to its customers than was projected. That’s because credit card users are getting smarter about racking up and using credit card rewards, CNBC reported. While the bank had an $8.32 billion profit for the second quarter, consumers […]

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19
Jul
American Express Rewards Available for Office Supplies

People who need to stock up on office supplies might want to look over the deals being offered by American Express right now. Those who have to buy office supplies anyway might as well score these great perks for their purchases. These offers might not be available on all American Express credit cards, so check with the issuer […]

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