LowCards.com on June 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?
LowCards.com on June 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.
LowCards.com on June 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.
LowCards.com on May 26, 2011
Starting in July, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will start accepting complaints about deceptive and abusive financial products, from credit cards to payday loans. While you’re waiting, here are three other ways to voice your displeasure.
LowCards.com on May 20, 2011
Credit card defaults and delinquencies have dropped to levels not seen since the start of the Great Recession.
LowCards.com on May 19, 2011
If you’re feeling pain at the pump, one thing you might try is a credit card that offers rebates on gas purchases. But beware: this plastic comes equipped with plenty of fine print. Here’s the skinny on some of the most popular cards.
LowCards.com on May 12, 2011
It’s been two years since the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act became law. A new study suggests it may have done at least part of what Congress intended.
LowCards.com on April 29, 2011
Americans continue to recover from the Great Recession. As a nation, we’re borrowing more and paying back more of what we borrow.
LowCards.com on April 28, 2011
The recent news that a Wall Street rating agency lowered its opinion of U.S. government debt isn’t just a wake-up call for Uncle Sam. It’s a warning for all of us.
LowCards.com on April 8, 2011
Here’s a credit card with an offer that’s tough to refuse: 100,000 frequent flier miles – enough for four free tickets – just for signing up. Other airline reward cards are also taking off, but don’t forget to read the fine print.
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