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Is this ‘tiny’ bank branch a big deal?

John Egan

The number of U.S. bank branches – places where you can transact business with an ATM or a person – is getting smaller. And some of the branches themselves are getting smaller, or at least a new one in Lexington,…
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How much higher can card interest rates go?

Kelly Dilworth
How much higher can card interest rates go?

As average credit card APRs continue to break records, some cardholders may be wondering how much higher credit card interest rates can go. Over the past 10 years, the average APR for new credit card offers has climbed from 13.15…
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Happy birthday to the ATM and other things to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is:  $60 million Now, this week’s number is only unlucky if you’re TransUnion. If you’re one of the consumers mistaken for a possible terrorist or drug dealer, you’re doing much better. TransUnion had to pay that $60…
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I’m full of pride about a colorful new debit card

John Egan

It’s pretty difficult to ignore a sector of the U.S. population that wielded spending power of $917 billion in 2015. As a result, more businesses are marketing their goods and services to that sector — LGBT consumers like me. One…
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Is a Whole Foods credit card in store for us?

John Egan

We’ve already got credit cards offering a cornucopia of rewards for buying groceries. And there’s even a credit card branded with the name of Kroger, the country’s largest grocery store chain. But I’m a little unnerved by the prospect, raised…
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