Archive for July, 2012

No-Interest Credit Card Study: Lots of Zeros

Zero-percent credit cards have returned, and a survey finds the deals can be extra enticing.

Credit Cards vs. Home Equity Line of Credit

Two ways to get your hands on credit when you need it are credit cards and home equity lines of credit. Here are some of the similarities and differences between these two methods of borrowing money.

4 useless or costly credit card protections

Are extra services worth the cost? Most credit card customers are subjected to a barrage of aggressively marketed offers for fee-based add-ons — services such as payment protection, credit monitoring, identity theft protection and lost-wallet assistance.

4 useless or costly credit card protections

Are extra services worth the cost? Most credit card customers are subjected to a barrage of aggressively marketed offers for fee-based add-ons — services such as payment protection, credit monitoring, identity theft protection and lost-wallet assistance.

Are For-Profit Colleges a Rip-off?

New federal regulations raise an important question: Are for-profit colleges a bad deal?

Credit card offers match stock market trends, posting fewest direct mail campaigns in two years

Uncertain economic markets should take the blame for a significant drop in the number of direct mail credit card offers, according to analysts at Mintel Comperemedia. The global research company

Credit card offers match stock market trends, posting fewest direct mail campaigns in two years

Uncertain economic markets should take the blame for a significant drop in the number of direct mail credit card offers, according to analysts at Mintel Comperemedia.

Why Low Rate? Credit Cards Are a Rip-off

Quot;Low rate" credit cards might sound good, but you may want to think twice before applying for one.

Consolidate Debt for Less with MBNA´s Rate for Life Credit Card

CHESTER, England, July 5, 2012 UK consumers looking to consolidate high interest bearing debts on a new lower long-term rate[#] can now apply for a new credit card from MBNA available online at

Welbeck, Smalling and Macheda Launch Manchester United Credit Card

CHESTER, England, July 3, 2012 Manchester United and MBNA renew credit card partnership Manchester United Football Club and MBNA have agreed terms on a renewed contract and today re launch the Manchester United credit card.