Sweet: Pay for Your Sub with Your Smartphone in 2012

Credit Cards

Sweet: Pay for Your Sub with Your Smartphone in 2012

Sweet: Pay for Your Sub with Your Smartphone in 2012

In a few months, you’ll be able to buy a Subway sandwich with the tap of a smartphone. MasterCard announced recently that the restaurant chain will install contactless PayPass payment devices at more than 7,000 Subways across the country. To make a purchase, customers will simply tap their smartphone against the device. They will also… Read More

The Credit Line: New Big Bank Fees Explained

Personal Finance

The Credit Line: New Big Bank Fees Explained

The Credit Line: New Big Bank Fees Explained

Tune in to this week’s installment of The Credit Line, hosted by Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder Adam Levin on Los Angeles’ KFWB 980 AM this Saturday, October 15, at 9 a.m. PST/Noon EST. (Tune in here for the live show.) The show is co-hosted by L.A. radio personality Jeff Levy. Paying to Use Your Own… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

New protection acts that grant us more financial security are on the rise. Our children have a better shot at preserving their identity and some job applicants with bad credit may have a better shot of snagging a job. Layaway is back in a big way and credit cards are getting a surge of popularity…. Read More

Credit Card Q&A: Which Credit Union has the Best Secured Credit Card?

Credit Cards

Credit Card Q&A: Which Credit Union has the Best Secured Credit Card?

Credit Card Q&A: Which Credit Union has the Best Secured Credit Card?

Credit Card Question: Which credit union has the best secured credit card? Answer: I’m getting a lot of questions about secured credit cards and credit unions these days. I think it’s partly because consumers are fed up with bank fees, including the new debit card fees we’ve been seeing.  But I also think that the… Read More

The Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: Bloggers Weigh In

Managing Debt

The Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: Bloggers Weigh In

The Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: Bloggers Weigh In

This is our weekly installment of The Debt Diet Challenge, in which we follow the progress of participants selected to take Jean Chatzky’s Debt Diet as they work to get themselves out of debt and on track to a better financial future. Every week, the participants blog about their experiences with the program. Here are… Read More

Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: A Slow, Invisible Process

Managing Debt

Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: A Slow, Invisible Process

Debt Diet Challenge Week #12: A Slow, Invisible Process

The Debt Diet is an online behavioral change program to help users get out of debt by putting aside $10 a day.  It was developed by Pro-Change Behavior Systems and Jean Chatzky, author of the best-selling Pay It Down and a coach on The Debt Diet series on the Oprah show. Jean Chatzky read the… Read More

U.S. Bank Offers Instant Credit Card App

Credit Cards

U.S. Bank Offers Instant Credit Card App

U.S. Bank Offers Instant Credit Card App

We’ve grown pretty accustomed to sales clerks at checkout counters asking if we’d like to sign up for a store credit card. Say yes, and it may be weeks before you actually receive that new piece of plastic in the mail. Now U.S. Bank says it’s developed an iPhone app that cuts the wait down… Read More

I Paid a Quarter-Million, and All I Got Was This Lousy English Degree

Students

I Paid a Quarter-Million, and All I Got Was This Lousy English Degree

I Paid a Quarter-Million, and All I Got Was This Lousy English Degree

Imagine paying nearly quarter of a million dollars for an English degree. Talk about sticker shock! But if you’re unlucky enough to be a freshman at Sarah Lawrence College, America’s most expensive school, that’s how much you could owe by the time you graduate. According to the latest listing of the nation’s costliest colleges, published… Read More

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