Credit Cards

Pages

0

Credit card debt

Jan 27, 2009
Question: Recently I received, unsolicited, a new credit card from JC Penneys with a higher credit limit. The new card comes with "benefits"--more...
Posted In: Credit Cards
0

Negotiating credit card rates?

Dec 30, 2008
Question: do you think paying for a service to lower interest rates on credit cards can work? AFL Financial Services charged 990.00 to negotiate...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt
22

How credit cards become asset-backed bonds

Nov 25, 2008
Mortgages aren't the only financial instruments that get turned into securities. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how companies make money by buying credit card debt and bundling it.
Posted In: Credit Cards
0

Closed credit card account

Nov 25, 2008
Question: I just received a letter from Chase informing me that they had closed one of my credit card accounts (I have two Chase cards) due to lack...
Posted In: Credit Cards
5

The Whiteboard: How credit cards become asset-backed bonds

Nov 25, 2008
Mortgages aren't the only financial instruments that get turned into securities. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how companies make...
Posted In: asset-backed bonds, Credit Cards, whiteboard
0

Bank trouble and a credit card

Nov 21, 2008
Question: I have a Citi Bank credit card as my primary credit card. The account is in good standing with no debt, but what happens if Citi Bank...
Posted In: Credit Cards
3

Credit problems

Nov 19, 2008
Question: I have been working to eliminate my personal revolving debt for more than five years by paying the minimum monthly or more. It is evident...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt
1

Credit Score: Carry A Balance or Not?

Sep 4, 2008
Question: My 23 year old son applied for a credit card and was turned down because of "lack of credit history." We had held a joint credit card...
Posted In: Credit Cards
0

What now?

Aug 20, 2008
Question: I am notoriously bad with my finances, and for basically the past five years since I graduated college, I have ignored them. Of course...
Posted In: Credit Cards, Investing, Savings
1

Prepay Credit Card?

Jul 25, 2008
Question: Is there such a thing as receiving interest for pre-paying a credit card? In other words, I could send in (say) $500 to my credit card...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Pages

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

mormuno01's picture

The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...