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  • JERUSALEM, April 22- Israel's banking regulator plans to relax rules for credit card companies as part of a broader reform aimed at boosting competition in the banking sector and lowering the cost of credit. In a draft of amendments to its directives, the Bank of Israel said on Sunday new credit card companies will be allowed a lower liquidity requirement-- a Tier I...

  • Conventional wisdom about credit cards is often black and white, from whether you should use cards at all to which types deserve a slot in your wallet. But personal finance is just that— personal, experts say. "Financial advice is best when it is not one-size-fits-all," said Bruce McClary, spokesman for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

  • April 18- Credit card issuer American Express Co easily topped Wall Street targets for quarterly profit as record investments in card rewards and a strengthening U.S. economy contributed to higher customer spending. New York- based AmEx spent a record $2.35 billion in customer rewards during the first three months of the year, seeking to woo more...

  • April 18- Credit card issuer American Express Co topped Wall Street targets for quarterly profit and forecast annual earnings at the high end of its expected range as a strengthening U.S. economy contributed to higher customer spending. AmEx now expects yearly earnings at the high end of its $6.90 to $7.30 per share forecast. AmEx said net income attributable...

  • April 18- Credit card issuer American Express Co's quarterly profit topped Wall Street forecasts as a strengthening U.S. economy contributed to higher customer spending. AmEx said net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.63 billion or $1.86 per share in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.25 billion or $1.35 per share a year earlier.

  • April 18- Credit card issuer American Express Co's quarterly profit rose about 31 percent as a strengthening U.S. economy contributed to higher customer spending. AmEx said on Wednesday net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.63 billion or $1.86 per share in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.25 billion or $1.35 per share a year...

  • American Express on mobile pay phone

    American Express is slated to report first-quarter earnings after the market close Wednesday, its first results since Stephen Squeri took over as CEO in February.

  • Thieves have improved their scamming methodology. Watch out for these new rip-offs.

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    New standards that took effect this week strip tax lien information from credit reports. Some scores will move higher as a result.

  • Net income attributable to the bank rose to $1.68 billion, or 96 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.47 billion, or 82 cents per share, a year earlier. "We delivered solid growth in net interest income and high return fee businesses such as corporate payments, credit card, and wealth management and investment services," Chief Executive Officer...

  • GOLDMAN STILL EXAMINING CREDIT CARDS, WEALTH MANAGEMENT, RETIREMENT PRODUCTS, PERSONAL FINANCE FOR EXPANSION- CFO.

  • It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic, according to Experian.

  • You may be getting lost in the fine print when it comes to rewards, including frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs. That means you're leaving real money on the table.

  • The Atlanta- based consumer credit company last fall said hackers had stolen personally identifiable information of U.S., British and Canadian consumers, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver's license and credit card numbers. In response, it recommended against voting for directors Mark L. Feidler, G. Thomas Hough, John A....

  • New standards, which take effect April 16, will strip tax lien information from credit reports. Some scores will edge higher as a result.

  • A Target customer prepares to sign a credit card slip.

    The signature, a centuries-old way of verifying identity, is rapidly going extinct.

  • Signing receipt in restaurant

    Pen and paper are no longer be the final course of your dining experience. Here's what you need to know as restaurants move away from requiring your signature.

  • A Lord & Taylor shopping bag at a mall in Fairfax, Virginia.

    Sadly, these retail hacks cannot be returned or exchanged. But you can take steps to limit the risks to your personal financial information.

  • Most people use their credit card wrong, here's how to fix that

    The majority of people aren't getting everything they can out of their credit card. This is how to fix that.

  • Mortgage approvals fell to 38,120 from 40,031 in January, industry association UK Finance said, suggesting a downturn in Britain's housing market since the 2016 Brexit vote remains. Consumer credit rose by 0.8 percent in annual terms in February, having risen by 0.6 percent in January which was its weakest increase since UK Finance's new consumer credit...