Clinton, Dodd aim double-Dem barrel at credit industry

Daniel Ray

Two Democratic U.S. senators have signaled in recent days that they have a pro-consumer, activist agenda in store for the credit card industry.
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Credit card ads from Super Bowls gone by

Jeremy Simon

Ahead of Super Bowl XLII on Sunday, let’s take a moment to remember some of the greatest moments from games gone by. That’s right — the ads. This being a CreditCards.com blog, join me as I look back fondly (and not-so-fondly) at some of the credit card advertisements from past Super Bowl games.
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AmEx provides Fashion Week coverage

Emily Crone

Calling all fashionistas! While I’m sure every one of you is dying to attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, not all of us can be so lucky. But fear not: American Express is doing their best to bring Fashion Week to you.
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I’m not a deadbeat, but I play one on my cell phone

Daniel Ray

How I became a deadbeat (once removed), and my experience with getting on debt collectors’ lists (never removed, no matter how hard you try).
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FTC confirms nothing comes for free

Emily Crone

Everyone has seen those annoying ads and emails that say, “Click here to receive a free Xbox 360!” or “Congratulations, you’ve been chosen to win a Dell laptop! Click here to claim your prize.” Most of us are wise enough to realize there’s a catch, but many naive Internet users click on them. The company putting out those ads has just made a settlement on charges from the Federal Trade Commission, because as we probably all could have guessed, those freebies aren’t free.
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