CreditCards.com

Category Archives: Credit card miscellany

In online gambling battle, Antigua wins a small pot from U.S.

Daniel Ray

The U.S. lost a round Friday in its effort to clamp down on people who sit at home and use their credit cards to gamble on the Internet. In an unusual ruling, the World Trade Organization ruled against the U.S. and in favor of the offshore gambling haven of Antigua. The odd part: The ruling OK’d piracy.
Read More »

Reuse and recycle those old credit cards

Connie Prater

What do you do with your credit cards when they’re worn, expired or no longer fit in your wallet? Rock, paper, scissors?
Read More »

Traffic stops yield Starbucks gift cards

Jeremy Simon

The Associated Press reports police in Rancho Cordova, Calif., are giving drivers a holiday season surprise — pulling people over for good driving and then rewarding them with $5 Starbucks gift cards.
Read More »

Readers respond to 2008 oil and gas outlook

Connie Prater

My stories today on gas and oil prices in 2008, and about how many people will have to borrow money or freeze this winter, touched a nerve, judging from your e-mails.
Read More »

Gold is good, say Russian makers of real metal credit cards

In what looks like an April Fool’s article, a Russian English-language newspaper, Kommersant, says that in Russia, credit cards made of actual gold and platinum are about to hit the Visa and MasterCard marketplace.
Read More »