An Airline Credit Card for Not-so-Frequent Fliers?

Credit Cards

An Airline Credit Card for Not-so-Frequent Fliers?

An Airline Credit Card for Not-so-Frequent Fliers?

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. For current terms and conditions, please see card agreements. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Most airline credit cards are designed with the frequent flier in mind. You get the most if you travel (and spend) a lot, either because there’s a big annual fee you need to recoup,... Read More

5 Credit Cards That Have Been Around Forever

Credit Cards

5 Credit Cards That Have Been Around Forever

5 Credit Cards That Have Been Around Forever

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners here — Discover it and American Express Platinum. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Recently, American Express celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Membership Rewards program. And, while 25 years might not seem like a very long time, it’s practically an... Read More

Rewards Credit Card Marketing Gets Closer Look

Credit Cards

Rewards Credit Card Marketing Gets Closer Look

Rewards Credit Card Marketing Gets Closer Look

Today, many of the nation’s largest credit card lenders are increasing the value of their various offers, including on rewards cards. However, an independent advertising body recently ruled that one may have misled consumers with regard to how valuable one such offer was. Bank of America recently rolled out its 1-2-3 Cash Rewards Credit Card,... Read More

Bank of America to Launch Mobile Payments

Personal Finance

Bank of America to Launch Mobile Payments

Bank of America to Launch Mobile Payments

The mobile payment industry has grown quite crowded in the last few years as more companies, both large and small, see the inherent value in offering independent businesses an alternative to the current transaction processing system. Bank of America is the latest such company to roll out this kind of mobile payment processing platform, the... Read More

Government Hits Bank of America With Mortgage Suit

Mortgages

Government Hits Bank of America With Mortgage Suit

Government Hits Bank of America With Mortgage Suit

Though there have been considerable efforts made to remediate many of the problems stemming from the foreclosure crisis and robo-signing controversy, one of the nation’s foremost participants has remained relatively unscathed. However, that all changed with one recent lawsuit. Countrywide, the controversial mortgage issuer that routinely pushed subprime loans for customers who were not qualified... Read More

Is BofA’s Foreclosure Review Really Independent?

Mortgages

Is BofA’s Foreclosure Review Really Independent?

Is BofA’s Foreclosure Review Really Independent?

Late last year, the country’s bank regulators launched a massive program to evaluate millions of foreclosure cases and compensate homeowners who fell victim to the banks’ flawed or illegal practices. Regulators dubbed it the “Independent Foreclosure Review” to emphasize that the banks would not be making key decisions about loans they had made or serviced.... Read More

BofA Tests Credit Card-Tied Social Couponing

Personal Finance

BofA Tests Credit Card-Tied Social Couponing

BofA Tests Credit Card-Tied Social Couponing

A new social couponing plan is being launched by the nation’s largest lender as a means of incentivizing more use of both debit and credit cards. Bank of America is currently testing a new program called BankAmeriDeals with its employees in North Carolina, South Carolina and Nevada, according to a report from The Associated Press.... Read More

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