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Use a card or lose it: What would you do?

John Egan

Earlier this year, the issuer of one of my credit cards threatened me: Use your card, or we’re going to cancel your account. Generally speaking, I don’t take kindly to threats, particularly from profit-seeking businesses. But in this case, I…
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Cards may help jilted Alfred Angelo brides recover dress costs

Jeff Herman

Brides jilted by the sudden closing of Alfred Angelo stores likely have a better chance of getting their money back if they put their wedding gowns on their credit cards. That may be little comfort for soon-to-be-wed women who may…
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Tips for travelers after another Trump Hotels breach

Jay MacDonald

Have you been feeling a bit left out of all the hacking intrigue surrounding President Trump? Count your blessings; guests to the 14 high-class lodgings owned by the Hotelier in Chief’s company have been targeted by a far more pedestrian…
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Why I’ve soured on a sweet credit card offer

John Egan

An appealing credit card offer recently showed up in my mailbox, but I’m taking a pass. Why? The offer, from the company that provides my auto and renter’s insurance (come to find out, the insurer owns a card-issuing bank) invites…
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You can now apply for credit by sending a text

Brady Porche

Applying for credit while shopping for a car or a new TV is now as simple as texting “LOL” to your BFF. Credit bureau Experian recently unveiled Text for Credit, a new service for lenders that allows consumers to apply…
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