Tag Archives: Credit Card

The new “Chip-and-Signature” cards aren’t really that safe!

Like probably most of you, I’ve got the new credit cards from most of my credit card issuers. Those with a large square chip on the left side. The new “Chip-and-Signature” cards. The US banks are going out of their … Continue reading

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Amex gives 20% rebate

Order a $50 American Express prepaid card (no fees) and get an additional $10 card – for free! Continue reading

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Looking for a new cash-back card? Look no more!

AMEX, behind you! US Bank offers a no-fee visa “signature” cash-back card with 1% cash-back + 3 categories of your choosing with 2%-5% cashback! Continue reading

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Citi, Enterprise – Is crappy service contageous?

Citi Credit Cards and Enterprise Car Rental – another two companies with crappy service I’ll try to avoid in the future. Continue reading

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Should you use debit cards or credit cards when paying online?

When credit cards become more expensive and harder to get, and when people consider them being “source of all evil”, what should you prefer when paying online? Continue reading

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More bad news for Wells Fargo

They sent account statements to the wrong people. They claim it was a “printer error”. But why not using on-line statements, eliminating the danger altogether? Continue reading

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Why are people proud of being stupid?

Our only monthly bills are for utilities and satellite TV. Everything we have is paid for. I think we are doing great. Would you agree? Continue reading

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What do you do with your old credit cards?

Several tips on how to make sure your credit cards’ information is safe and secure when you need to renew/replace/upgrade your card. And some other tips as well Continue reading

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Another credit card scam spreading around

I’ve just received a call with an automated message that my credit card is blocked. How do I know that it’s a scam, and what to do if you get such a call Continue reading

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Afraid to use your credit/debit card online? There’s an app for that!

We’ve all heard about the dangers of using your credit cards on-line. Someone can steal the number, forge the card, and you’ll have to work hard to dispute tens of charges and waste a lot of energy, and may be some money. Not to mention the potential identity theft when you provide your billing address everywhere, etc.

How to avoid that? Several different options, for your choice. Continue reading

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