Feb 4- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc has renewed its long-running credit card relationship with JPMorgan Chase& Co, the Wall Street Journal reported. At least one other card issuer was also interested in a tie-up with Amazon for payment cards, the Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The financial details of the deal were not...» Read More
After years of encouraging their customers to borrow beyond their means by extending credit beyond any reasonable ability to pay back, the banks are adding insult to injury by jacking up the interest rates seemingly ad nauseam.
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Lenders are boosting their attempts to avoid home foreclosures, but fewer than half of loan modifications made at the end of last year actually reduced borrowers' payments by more than 10 percent, data released Friday show.
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A consumer revolt forces the hand of one of the nation's largest banks to refund some cardholders money. But has their credit already been damaged?
European Union regulators said Wednesday they would drop a threat to fine MasterCard after the company promised to temporarily cut fees it charges for cross-border card purchases which can hike costs for shops.
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FICO did a study measuring the breadth of credit card limit reductions as well as the subsequent impact to consumer’s credit scores. Here are the results.
When a spouse dies, does his credit history become the remaining spouse's if the credit cards were both in their names?
Plus, Cramer discusses credit-card and drug stocks, as well as the housing bottom.
Key Democratic lawmakers are pushing legislation that would block creditors charging high interest rates on credit cards from collecting from consumers in bankruptcy proceedings.
If you have negative stuff on your credit report, but it is correct, then it can’t be removed by anyone, including those credit repair agencies that say they can.
Should I do it myself or asking my banker to assist me? Here's a better idea, courtest of John Ulzhheimer.
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Also, the CEO of Fair Isaac breaks down how the credit bureaus come up with your scores.
John Ulzheimer explains the difference in regard to credit counselors.