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New Innovations—Including Crypto Cards—Energizing The ‘Dying’ Credit Card Market

A man and a woman choose from an array of credit cards and dollar banknotes, 1979. (Photo by Alfred † [+] Divorced/Getty Images) Getty Images OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK Every so often, one financial services observer or another proclaims the death of card cards. Back in April 2013, Motley Fool, in an article …

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Why there’s a push to forgive student loans but not other debt

Activists hold a student loan forgiveness rally near the White House on April 27, 2022. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images Throughout the conversation around student loan forgiveness, one frequently asked question is why cancel education debt, and not, say, credit card debt or mortgages? What’s so different about student loans? In …

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: Polish and protect your credit | Business News

To judge whether to grant you credit and what rate to offer, lenders often peek at your credit score, a three-digit number derived from your credit history. Many versions of your credit score exist, and you may not have access to the one a lender plans to view. But you can get a good idea …

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My 2-Year-Old Has $95,000 in Available Credit. Here’s Why

Image source: Getty Images It could help him out in the long run. Key points To help my two-year-old build credit, I made him an authorized user on my card. I have a $95,000 credit limit because I regularly request credit line increases. The result is that my 2-year-old has almost $100,000 in credit available …

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Inflation remains near a 40-year high. Here’s the unpleasant thing that’s doing to your credit card rewards (and what you can do about it)

Portrait of restaurant owner using laptop Getty Images/iStockphoto Inflation is impacting a lot of things negatively these days — your grocery bill, your gas receipts, and something else you might not have considered: your credit card rewards. Indeed, many credit card rewards programs have spending caps, and inflation-driven high prices mean you hit those caps …

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Credit card skimming services make it easy for low-level cybercriminals to join the game

Credit card skimming just became much easier for cybercriminals, who can now buy ready-to-go skimming services online. Read more about this threat and how to detect it on merchant sites. Image: 279photo/Adobe Stock What is credit card skimming? Credit card skimming is a technique that consists of using malicious code installed on compromised merchant websites …

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