Credit Cards

Spreading the cost of Christmas

Interest-free buy now, pay later options are a better option than credit cards - if you manage them well.<p>Christmas shoppers are turning to new …

New Zealand News

Couple Used Stolen Credit Card Number To Purchase Skydiving Sessions, Police Say

<b>SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> – Police are searching for a couple skydiving criminals on Long Island.<p>Authorities say a man and woman used a stolen …

Skydiving

One in four 16 to 17 year olds offered credit cards - but it's actually against the law

Millions of young Brits are in danger of stepping into adulthood in debt, with one in four under-18s being tempted into credit cards before they can …

Money

Banks pressured on overdraft lending with 2.1 million 'trapped'

StepChange said high charges and poor help meant they were forced to dip into their overdraft at least once a month.<p>A survey of its own clients …

UK News

Thief Steals Credit Card, Goes Grocery Shopping In Fairfax

A thief stole a credit card Sunday, then went next door and used it to buy groceries. Too, the rest of Monday's Fairfax Police crime report.<p>FAIRFAX, …

Washington D.C.

What Merchants Should Know In The Fight Against Credit Card Fraud

Moving to the EMV standard for credit cards with embedded chips was supposed to decrease card fraud. Instead, the problem is growing worse.<p>Identity theft fraud — mostly from credit card theft or hacking — rose to $16 billion in 2016, a billion dollars higher than the previous year, a study by …

Identity Theft

Credit card fraud down 29% for the first time

Iovation released data collected from its retail and e-commerce subscribers from the 2017 holiday weekend (Nov. 24 – 27, 2017). For the first time in …

Identity Theft

Credit Cards: Identity Theft and Fraud Protections

Having a credit card does put you at slightly greater risk of identity theft. The reason: to apply, you have to provide your Social Security number, …

Identity Theft

Credit card fraud? These companies think they’ve solved that problem

Online purchases are up and Cyber Monday sales were strong, which is good news for ecommerce merchants. But these merchants still face a significant challenge: protecting against data breaches, particularly when credit card information is stolen.<p>Credit card fraud increased 40 percent in 2016, …

Banking

Somerville Police Warn Of Credit Card Fraud In City

Residents are advised to check their accounts.<p>SOMERVILLE, MA – Police in Somerville are advising residents to remain vigilant amid recent reports of …

Boston

How Travel Cards Can Save You Money [Video]

When you think of credit cards you probably think: debt, fees, and compounding interest. But, if you use credit cards correctly it can actually save …

Savemoney

Akron Beacon Journal Self Service Center

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Ohio

20% back on select Amazon items with Amazon credit cards

Amazon is offering <b>20% back</b> in rewards for those with the <b>Amazon Prime Visa</b> and <b>Amazon store card</b> on a very random selection of items. It’s unclear as …

Shopping

Information about 2016 Data Security Incident

In October 2016, Uber experienced a data security incident that resulted in a breach of information related to rider and driver accounts.<p>Rider …

Security

Sorry, Charlie: MBTA votes to overhaul fare system

Sorry, Charlie: MBTA votes to overhaul fare system<p>Updated: 5:38 PM EST Nov 20, 2017<p>Hide Transcript Show Transcript<p>WEBVTT TODD KAZAKIEWICHIN THE CITY …

Transit

Denied Customer Punches Restaurant Employee In Fairfax

A drunk dude who entered a Fairfax restaurant just before closing time slugged an employee who asked him to leave: Fairfax crime report.<p>FAIRFAX, VA — …

Washington D.C.

More than half of all sales in Canada still done in cash, Bank of Canada survey finds

51% of all transactions are cash, but credit cards preferred for big-ticket items<p>Despite the growth in alternatives such as debit and credit cards, …

Banking

Canadians pay most often in cash: BoC

TORONTO — A new report by Canada's central bank says Canadians favour cash payments over digital ones, especially for smaller sums of money.<p>The Bank …

Canadian News

Encinitas Burglary, Credit Card Fraud Suspect Caught On Camera

Have you seen this man? He is suspected of stealing credit cards from a parked car at the LA Fitness in Encinitas and making purchases.<p>ENCINITAS, CA …

San Diego

This Type of Fraud Is Rising Frighteningly Fast: Here's How to Protect Yourself

Account takeover fraud can be financially draining and emotionally stressful. Here's what an economic-crimes detective says you can do to protect …

Identity Theft

Blockchain Technology Could Completely Change the Way Businesses Operate

<i>This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service</i> …

FinTech

7 Tips for Paying Off Debt — From People Who Did It

Debt doesn’t have to be a way of life.<p>Take it from those who’ve been there. Whether it was dealing with credit cards, student loans, car loans or …

Personal Finance

Domestic Battery, Credit Card Fraud: Hinsdale Police Reports

Hinsdale Police reports through Nov. 14.<p><i>The following items were taken from the Hinsdale police blotter. Arrestees are presumed innocent until proven</i> …

Chicago

Business Credit Cards - You're using it wrong

3 Mistakes You’re Probably Making with Your Business Credit Cards<p>Business credit cards are a great solution for many of a small business’s purchasing …

Small Business

How to apply for a credit card and actually get approved

Do you remember applying for your first credit card? Most people get their first taste through student credit cards, which typically offer lower …

Credit Scores

How to Apply for a Credit Card -- and Which Is the Best One for You

Some credit cards will pay you hundreds of dollars, while others can cost you that much or more, with fees and steep interest. Here's how to find the …

Investing

The Average American Has This Many Credit Cards

Hint: It's more than one.<p>There are many benefits to using credit cards that make them an appealing alternative to cash. Not only do credit cards …

Investing

You Can Still Avoid United's $75 Close-in Fee

American and United Airlines love to change a $75 close-in booking fee on award tickets. This is essentially an additional fee which is added to your …

Air Travel

Saudi Arabia: VAT Exempts Current Account, Credit Cards

In a step that supports and pushes the financial and banking sectors in Saudi Arabia, the implementing regulations of the Value Added Tax (VAT) …

Middle East

4 Reasons to Use Your Credit Cards This Holiday Season -- and One Major Reason Not To

Shopping with a credit card can benefit you in more ways than one -- unless you happen to fall into a very specific category.<p>Love 'em or hate 'em, …

Investing