Posts by LowCards.com
Feb 24, 2011 - While banks have been slicing rewards on debit cards, there are still some good ones out there - here are two examples.
Feb 17, 2011 - One major credit-reporting agency is now including rent payments in credit histories. If more follow suit, it could help renters become homeowners.
Feb 10, 2011 - Finances are a leading cause of marital discord. If you're using Valentine's Day to take your relationship to the next level, use these tips to combine your honey and your money.
Feb 09, 2011 - Another sign the economy is making a comeback: During the recession, Americans gave their plastic a rest. But for the first time in years, credit card debt is increasing.
Feb 03, 2011 - Credit cards have gotten a bad rap in recent years - in many cases, deservedly so. But some offer benefits you may not be aware of unless you dig. Example? One card is now offering free admission to over 100 museums.
Jan 20, 2011 - 600,0000 people will be offered a debit card for their tax refund this year. Depending on the results of the trial, the IRS may start issuing more plastic for refunds.
Dec 21, 2010 - The Federal Reserve recently proposed a reduction of up to 80 percent in the fees banks charge merchants for processing debit cards. If the proposal is instituted, retailers win and banks lose. But what about consumers?
Dec 16, 2010 - Last year, who would have predicted credit card use would drop and debit card use would rise? Well, we did, actually. So here are predictions for next year.
Dec 07, 2010 - The Kardashian sisters may have put the kabosh on their high-fee credit card, but a slew of new celebrity/cartoon cards have just hit the market – and the fees aren't too much better.
Nov 23, 2010 - The bad news: Millions of Americans are still paying off last year's holiday purchases. The good news: If you're paid up, you can profit from your credit cards this holiday season.
Nov 22, 2010 - The Federal Reserve is best known for tinkering with interest rates, but it's also just come out with new rules protecting you and your credit.
Nov 15, 2010 - While the number of credit cards being issued continues to drop, so does the amount of debt those dwindling cardholders continue to carry.
Oct 26, 2010 - Your debit card can cost you money if you don't get a handle on "holds."
Oct 18, 2010 - The holidays are almost here, but the cash-back credit card offers have already arrived. Be careful, though, or you could end up with a Grinch of a deal. Here's what to look for - and look out for.
Oct 11, 2010 - Credit cards have become an easy target for Congressional grandstanding and regulations, but beneath the widely criticized rates and fees lie many good benefits that are usually hidden in the fine print.