CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing ‘Sham’ Credit Card

Credit Cards

CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing ‘Sham’ Credit Card

CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing ‘Sham’ Credit Card

A Texas firm accused of selling consumers a buying club card disguised as a general-purpose credit card was sued Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The card, offered by Union Workers Credit Services cost $37 for snail-mail applicants and $95 online, the CFPB said. While thousands of consumers signed up for the card, most… Read More

What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

Credit Cards

What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

Uh-oh! You just received your credit card statement, and it shows large interest rates and fees that you didn’t expect. And in bold letters, you are informed that it is because you missed a payment. At this point, several things may be happening to your account. Here’s a rundown. 1. You could be assessed a late fee. Most… Read More

4 Frustrating Renting Realities

Mortgages

4 Frustrating Renting Realities

4 Frustrating Renting Realities

Millions of consumers who either previously owned a home or have never owned a home are all too familiar with the financial drain of renting. Here are four renting realities that could make you reconsider whether it’s ultimately worth it. 1. Your Home Is Controlled By Your Landlord A legal right to occupy the property… Read More

5 Things Good Credit Can Get You

Credit Score

5 Things Good Credit Can Get You

5 Things Good Credit Can Get You

Need a good reason to get serious about reviewing, maintaining or rebuilding your credit score? We can give you five of them. These are all important things a great credit score may get you: 1. Great Rates You don’t need someone to tell you that your credit score will be a key factor in determining… Read More

7 Ways to Beat Extra Airline Fees

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Beat Extra Airline Fees

7 Ways to Beat Extra Airline Fees

The holiday season is here, and with it, holiday travel. Whether you have to fly to your family or are just planning your winter vacation, it is important to know all about the process for your next flight. If there is one thing we can be sure of, airlines will try to charge you annoying… Read More

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