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Crash ratings for credit cards?

Julie Sherrier

The Center for American Progress says a credit card safety rating system — similar to crash test ratings for cars — would help consumers see which credit cards would give their finances the biggest dings.
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Busty ladies and gambling: Two sinful credit cards

Emily Crone

One credit card for Hooters and another for gambling with cash advances. Let’s explore the fun and fine print-filled world of sinful credit cards.
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Fed minutes indicate economic risks

Jeremy Simon

The Federal Reserve today released the minutes from its most recent meeting on Jan. 29-30 (there is always a lag between the central bank’s monetary policy decisions and the release of the minutes that accompany those decisions). Those minutes suggested that the Fed continued to see risks to the economy, even after it trimmed interest rates to their lowest level since June 2005.
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Credit card mail declines, saves trees

Emily Crone

Credit card solicitations in the mail greatly declined in the last quarter of 2007. The mortgage crisis and faltering economy have caused creditors to become more selective in who they target for direct marketing, and have saved trees in the process.
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