Posts by davidm

Research, regulation, industry reports

Credit card charge-offs remain relatively low

While credit card charge-offs have gone up in the thrift industry, the increase is nowhere near the rate of increase from other types of loans.
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Living with credit, New products, Protecting yourself, Rewards

Wachovia card user wonders ‘What’s next?’

Citi’s rescue of Wachovia Bank this week raises questions about rewards points and what lies ahead for me and other Wachovia card users.
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New products, Rewards

Project Runway gives DVF exclusive to AmEx cardholders

AmEx cardholders got exclusive rights to purchase a limited edition dress from Diane von Furstenberg’s fall line last night.
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The week’s top five free money travel deals

Credit card issuers are trying to help boost summer travel with quick perks for airlines, hotels and car rentals. Here are some of the latest offerings from American Express, Bill Me Later, MasterCard and Visa.
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New products

Next-generation multimedia credit card unveiled

Korea’s KB Card released its next-generation multimedia credit card on Wednesday.
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