Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
Many people enjoy catalog shopping because it can save time and is an easy and convenient way to shop from the comfort of your own home. This photo shows a woman on the phone, ordering from a catalog with her credit card at home.
Owners of firms that employ only themselves would prefer to use loans or lines of credit, but more often than not they resort to credit cards, according to a new Fed report. Is this a missed opportunity for banks?
American Banker. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:15:56 GMT.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A former University of New Hampshire researcher has pleaded guilty to misusing a credit card for federal research grant expenses to charge nearly $7,000 worth of merchandise online. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:08:32 -0500.
Two trends have marked changes in air travel in recent years: self-service and segregation into many different groups based on fares, elite status, credit cards and mobility needs. ...
Wall Street Journal. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:43:24 EST.
The end of 2018 has seen a huge number of new and improved business credit card welcome bonuses, including updates to a few of my favorite cards. ...
By The Points Guy, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:13:00 -0500.
SINGAPORE - A transnational syndicate, believed to responsible for using stolen credit cards to make fraudulent online purchases amounting to about $100,000 here, has been busted by authorities in Singapore and Indonesia.
Straits Times. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:31:37 +0800.