Credit Cards


NY Attorney General targeting credit card companies

Sep 3, 2010
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is launching a statewide investigation of deceptive marketing of credit cards to college students.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Coffee cup problems

Aug 25, 2010
Have a cup of coffee this morning? Sustainability reporter Adriene Hill tells us why that cup is raising some environmental issues. The SEC wil...
Posted In: Bob Dylan, car recalls, Chile, coffee, Credit Cards, India, Ireland, mid-day update, mortgage modifications, SEC

Credit balances lower in 2nd quarter

Aug 25, 2010
The latest data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion shows the amount of money people owe on credit cards in the second quarter dropped to the lowest level in 8 years. How? Temple University Professor William Dunkleberg talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
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First credit card

Aug 24, 2010
Question: My 26 year old son is unable to get a credit card and would like to begin to establish a credit rating. We have gone with him and...
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Pay with your phone, credit card rates going up

Aug 23, 2010
Critics say the rules to receive compensation through the $20 billion BP oil spill fund are unfair....
Posted In: bp oil spill, Credit Cards, Elizabeth Warren, government spending, mid-day update, stimulus, technology

BofA, Visa to try pay-with-cell program

Aug 23, 2010
Bank of America and Visa are getting ready to try a pilot program in New York that will let some customers pay for stuff with their phones. Janet Babin reports.
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Credit cards respond to new restrictions

Aug 23, 2010
New credit card rules are kicking in. Banks will no longer be able to charge you an "inactivity fee" when you don't use your card. There are also new limits on late fees. And it sounds like great news for credit card users, except for one thing. Amy Scott reports.
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MID-DAY UPDATE -- Geithner: Fannie & Freddie can never be the same...

Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...
Posted In: cotton, Credit Cards, default, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, healthcare, heat waves, Housing, mid-day update, taxicabs, taxis

Pay with your phone

Aug 2, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about cell phones and credit cards combining -- what it means for credit card and cell phone companies, retailers and consumers.
Posted In: Credit Cards, Retail

The latest theft site for hackers

Jul 30, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to Nicholas Percoco of Trustwave, an information security group, about how hackers can get your credit card information during a hotel stay.
Posted In: Credit Cards, Internet