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[29 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 1,782 views]
Secure Credit Cards Coming in 2015 to Prevent Identity Fraud

As record numbers of Americans suffer from identity fraud while banks and merchants are getting hacked, the credit-card industry is providing a new security system for the cardholder. Retailers, banks and card companies are moving from magnetic strips on credit and debit cards to a chip and PIN card system, which is used in Europe.

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[27 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 3,566 views]
Subprime Credit Card Issuer First Premier Bank APR is 79.9%

It’s no mistake, this credit card’s interest rate is 79.9 percent. The bloated annual percentage rate is how First Premier Bank, a subprime credit card issuer, is skirting new regulations intended to curb abusive practices in the industry. It’s a strategy other sub-prime card issuers could start adopting to get around the new rules.

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[29 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 1,524 views]
What is a Good Mix of Credit to Increase a Credit Score?

Having a “Good Mix of Credit” is basically ten percent of your FICO score – so what does that mean exactly? Contrary to popular belief, it does not mean that you should have an AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card. Instead it means that you should have different types of credit lines open to improve your credit score.

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[23 May 2019 | 2 Comments | 5,896 views]
Holiday Season Retailers may Ding Your Credit Score

This holiday season, retailers may nudge you a little harder to sign up for their store credit cards. Perks could include discounts of 10% or more on your first purchase and introductory offers that allow you to delay payments, interest or both.

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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | 14,139 views]
*Credit Score Needed for a Kohl’s Store Credit Card*

The Kohl’s credit card is designed specifically for their customers to shop in-house. Though administered by Chase Bank, it is not affiliated with MasterCard or Visa, so cannot be used in any other locations. Because of the diversity of their products however, this poses no big problem, as you can buy just about anything at Kohl’s.