Posts by LowCards.com
Sep 12, 2011 - Credit cards can be a hassle to use in this country, but overseas, you can get socked with fees as high as 25 percent – unless you know these tips.
Sep 09, 2011 - If you think returning an item is a pain, pity the merchants who not only take it back but might pay extra if you used your debit card.
Sep 05, 2011 - Have a debit card with a rewards program? Probably not for long. In fact, you may soon start paying a monthly fee just for the privilege of using this type of plastic.
Aug 29, 2011 - Business credit cards don't have the same protection that consumer credit cards do. Then why are they so popular? Because in this economy, it's often the only way small business owners can get credit.
Aug 15, 2011 - Not all interest rates are created equal. The rates the Fed froze last week won't freeze your credit card interest. In fact, your own interest rates may rise.
Jul 30, 2011 - If you're got a student heading off to college in the fall, read these tips for a quick class on managing student money.
Jul 28, 2011 - While some ceilings are interesting to ponder, many Americans aren't interested in thinking about our nation's debt ceiling. Here's why they should.
Jul 21, 2011 - The Penn State Alumni Association received nearly $5 million last year from banks issuing affiliated credit cards. But nationwide, the numbers are nothing to cheer about.
Jul 14, 2011 - Credit card companies are once again trolling for new card customers. Their favorite bait? Rewards like airline miles. But if you want to land a great rewards card, show up with great credit.
Jun 27, 2011 - There's only one more vote separating banks from much lower debit card fees. If it happens, it's certain that retailers win and banks lose. But what about consumers?
Jun 24, 2011 - More than one in five Americans have turned to alternative lenders like payday loans, pawn shops, or advances on payday loans during the past five years. And two in five have paid substantial interest, fees, or both due to bad borrowing habits.
Jun 23, 2011 - There's been a lot of negative news about the economy lately. But here's some good news: More consumers are able to pay their bills.
Jun 16, 2011 - If you're a recent grad or know someone who is, here's a checklist that will help start life on the right financial foot.
Jun 09, 2011 - Big banks can't seem to catch a break. On Wednesday afternoon, they lost a vote that would have delayed the implementation of the rule capping so-called "swipe" fees.
Jun 02, 2011 - If this is the year you tie the knot, here's some advice on merging your money, along with a few possible credit cards for couples.