If you’re looking for a credit card with low fees and great customer service, you should know that Discover card has just taken the top prize for customer experience, besting 10 other card issuers in the annual Temkin Experience Ratings.
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Young people who wish to get approved for a credit card often run into a problem: their credit history is so new, or perhaps even nonexistent, that their application is turned down. This leaves them in a tough place, unable to get a credit card because they have no credit, but unable to establish credit without a credit card. It’s a chicken or the egg type of problem – a Catch-22.
The retro pop sensation, Postmodern Jukebox, will go on tour this summer with Straight No Chaser, an a cappella group updated for modern times. The two bands are united for the concert tour, sponsored by the Citi AAdvantage travel rewards credit card.
If you suddenly needed to fix your car, or visit the emergency room, would you be able to cover the unexpected cost?
Consumers who have trouble understanding how their credit scores are calculated, and what they mean, will be glad to know about a new website from JPMorgan Chase, which is dedicated to helping people make decisions about credit.
Consumers trying to establish or rebuild credit will be glad to know that Discover it has updated their terms to make it easier for folks to get an unsecured credit card faster.
It’s the season for buying and receiving gifts, getting together with family, and making memories. But that’s not all people do during the holiday. Recent research from credit bureau TransUnion shows that this is also the season for signing up for store credit cards.
Every year for the past seven years, American Express runs a promotion to encourage members to patronize small businesses during the holiday shopping season – and this year, they’re offering extra credit card rewards to back it up.
Everyone with a credit card and a love for travel has probably had the experience of having their card suddenly stop working while they’re on vacation, because it was frozen by the fraud prevention department of their card issuer. At the very least, you’ve gotten a call asking if a charge was legitimate, because the purchase was made far from home.
One of the most popular new trends in credit cards is the turn toward no-fee cards. For a long time, people have been able to get credit cards with no annual fee, but now they can get cards that also have no late fees, no over-the-limit fees, and no foreign transaction fees.