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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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WikiLeaks unearths top Clinton aide’s card offers

Tony Mecia
WikiLeaks unearths top Clinton aide's card offers

Tens of thousands of emails stolen from one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides are pulling back the curtain on the way Washington works. But they are also showing how the nation’s top political operatives are like the rest of us:…
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Study: Issuers may tailor card offers to dupe some consumers

Kelly Dilworth

If the credit card offer you receive in the mail has more photos and less text – or the card’s fees are buried in fine print – it could be the issuer thinks you can be duped into signing up for a…
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4 things I wish I learned about credit sooner

Sienna Kossman

As a recent college graduate who has entered the workforce armed with both credit and debt, I’m learning a lot about credit that really would’ve been useful a few years ago. Had I known what I know now, I could have saved myself some worry and eased into the credit world a little more smoothly.
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CFPB to look at ‘confusing’ card rewards

Kelly Dilworth

To help combat confusion over credit card rewards programs, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is zeroing in on the way rewards programs are marketed and may one day ask issuers to make their rewards programs easier to understand.
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