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Category Archives: Living with credit

Social networking merges with personal finance

Emily Crone

There is an online community for those who are trying to better their financial situation: Debtsy.com, a new Web site I read about on WalletPop. “Debtsy is a place where you can connect with others as you eliminate debt and build wealth,” the site’s tagline says.
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Credit card rates in Peru to jump 40 percent

Julie Sherrier

A recent article published on livinginperu.com announced that some credit card holders in Peru will see interest rate jumps as high as 40 percent in the next few weeks.
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Plastic surgery and credit cards a good mix?

Connie Prater

Easy financing options for health and cosmetic surgery are growing, but consumers may be better off taking their time when considering paying for these procedures.
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Should credit card issuers police online narcotic sales?

Emily Crone

A few months ago I wrote an article about the crackdown on online gambling, and the burden being placed on credit card issuers to police illegal transactions. Now, some are hoping credit card companies will do the same for online prescription drug purchases.
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PBS re-runs credit card industry show

Connie Prater

PBS television is re-running a popular Frontline show that takes a critical look at the credit card industry. Why air it now? Criticism of the industry is reaching a critical mass.
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