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Credit Cards

Move Over Centurion, Here Comes The Visa Black Card

December 20, 2008

Visa is rolling out its new “Black Card” to compete with the Centurion card from American Express. Features: Limited Membership 24-Hour Concierge Service Exclusive Rewards Program Luxury Gifts Patent Pending Carbon Graphite I’m not sure how one would benefit from carrying around a carbon graphite card, but what the heck. This card appears to be […]

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Banks Working Harder to Collect Credit Card Debt

September 10, 2008

According to an article in today’s Wall Street Journal, big credit card companies are ramping up collection efforts on their credit card portfolios. Citigroup has hired a number of new collectors and have increased the frequency of calls to delinquent account holders. American Express is offering to cut interest rates and fees, while Bank of […]

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Credit Card Hack: Write "SEE ID" On The Back

April 17, 2008

Here is a great little tip for those worried about Identity theft.  Leave a little room after your signature and write "See ID", on the white strip on the back of your credit/debit card.  If the person taking your card does their job correctly, this little extra step may stop a thief from illegally using […]

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