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What's the price of a travel credit card headache? 'Free.'

What's the price of a travel credit card headache? 'Free.'
Charles Stewart figures he should have known better. The promises made by his MileagePlus Explorer card from Chase — yes, the one that's heavily promoted in airports and on travel blogs — looked too good to pass up. “In order to qualify for the free …
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Here's Why Your New Credit Card Comes With A Shiny Chip On It
When you dip instead of swipe, a one time number is generated for the transaction, and the retailer never gets your actual credit card number. That means if hackers ever got a hold of transaction information, they get a bunch of useless numbers instead …
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Buffalo woman pleads guilty to credit card scam
Assistant U.S. Attorney MaryEllen Kresse said the defendant authorized a man she met online to send her credit cards she knew were obtained without the true account holder's knowledge. She used nine of the credit cards to obtain or try to obtain items …
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Should Your College Kid Get a Credit Card?
These days, applying for college can be easier than applying for a credit card. When Spencer Shulem tried to get a credit card at age 18, he quickly discovered how difficult it can be. He applied to a handful, and despite having a job and earning $ 30 …
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Visa Debuts Chip Card Campaign

Visa Debuts Chip Card Campaign
“The adoption of chip technology has the potential to virtually eliminate counterfeit fraud when widely adopted, and will help consumers feel more confident about using their payment cards,” Ellen Richey, chief enterprise risk officer at Visa, said …
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Medicine Prices At Risk Under Pacific Trade Draft: Critics
The 77-page draft chapter, dated May 16, showed a push to extend protection for drugs and other medicines which would keep prices high for longer and delay the introduction of cheaper generic alternatives, according to legal experts and groups …
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Apple Pay hits US stores Monday — assuming buyers can find anywhere to use it
A person's account information, including the 16-digit card number, is not stored on the phone or with the merchant, according to the credit card companies and Apple. Instead, token technology allows a unique digital Device Account Number to be …
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PayPal Review: Best Low Volume Credit Card Processing

PayPal Review: Best Low Volume Credit Card Processing
After much research and analysis of credit card processors, we recommend PayPal as the best low-volume credit card processor for small businesses. We consider low-volume to mean any business that does fewer than a dozen transactions per day.
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topcreditcardprocessors.com Names Merchant Warehouse as the Third Top
NAPLES, FL–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – The independent authority on merchant services, topcreditcardprocessors.com, has named Merchant Warehouse the 3rd best credit card processing service for the month of June 2015. Merchant Warehouse was …
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Ohio man sentenced in credit card fraud scheme

Ohio man sentenced in credit card fraud scheme
A search of the vehicle revealed 158 fraudulent credit cards, a laptop computer and a credit card encoder. The credit cards contained various names and account numbers and had been used in multiple fraudulent purchases throughout the country.
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It may sound like a good idea, but canceling credit cards can harm your credit
The reason why I cancel a credit card roughly once a year is, I tend to sign up for credit cards that offer large incentives to new customers, and then after a year when an annual fee pops up, I cancel them. To avoid harming my credit score, I won't …
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General Electric spins off credit card unit in IPO
Synchrony Financial, the credit card unit of General Electric, made its debut Thursday as a public company, raising $ 2.9 billion in the year's largest initial public offering. The offering brings GE a step closer to reducing its footprint in financial …
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The 'cash back' you get from your credit card comes from the guy behind you in

The 'cash back' you get from your credit card comes from the guy behind you in
This didn't catch on, in part because credit card purchasers disliked it so much and could take their business elsewhere. Instances in which consumers recoil from offers that strike them as unfair are more common than you might think. Even marketing …
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Police ask public to ID pair who stole credit card
Surveillance photographs have captured the images of two suspects believed to be responsible for the use of stolen credit cards. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867). FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne …
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Lansing-area murder victim's credit cards used twice in Ypsilanti area
Police say they have arrested two suspects who apparently used a murder victim's credit card in Ypsilanti. The two men who were seen in an Ypsilanti party store last week Thursday using a credit card belonging to a Jeffrey Kebler, who was found dead 10 …
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Discover Eliminates Some Credit Card Perks | Credit.com

Discover Eliminates Some Credit Card Perks | Credit.com
Discover is “streamlining” cardholder benefits, eliminating some perks that offered customers help in times of emergency. Starting Aug. 1, consumers with Discover credit cards will no longer have access to 24/7 travel assistance, which is essentially a …
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Have you seen this man? WPD looking for credit card fraud suspect – WECT.com
The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection to credit card thefts and fraud. (Source: WPD). WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -. The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help in …
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JCPD arrest woman in credit card theft investigation | WJHL
Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a woman Monday, following an investigation into a report of a credit card theft. According to a JCPD news release, a report was filed by a woman who said her credit card was stolen and then used several …
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Police searching for credit card theft suspects after YMCA locker burglary
Police searching for credit card theft suspects after Katy YMCA locker burglary. Credit card theft suspects. Fort Bend County investigators are looking for three people who stole from lockers at the Katy YMCA. The thieves were later caught on-camera …
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Columbus police seek help identifying credit card number thieves | WRBL – WRBL.com
Financial Crimes Unit Corporal Jane Edenfield says in a release the two men are accused of using a stolen credit card number to make large purchases at a local store. Edenfield says police do not know how the men got the credit card number. The victim …
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Elderly woman's credit card financed drugs – Daily Commercial: News
Credit card charges for groceries, gift cards, men's clothing, children's clothing, athletic shoes, electronics, automotive repairs, intimate apparel, hosiery and sporting goods all showed up on the woman's credit card soon after she was hospitalized …
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This Week In Credit Card News: Days Of Paying Cash Are Gone, Mobile Pay Not

This Week In Credit Card News: Days Of Paying Cash Are Gone, Mobile Pay Not
It's all in the cards–the days of cash and carry are long gone. That's the finding of a recent survey that asked more than 500 people about their preferred payments methods. When people pay in person, 42% use debit cards and 38% use credit cards, while …
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7 Dangerous Credit Card Mistakes You're Making
Credit can also bail us out of a jam, especially if our emergency funds aren't quite up to the task. Unfortunately, that convenience comes at a price. Aside from uncontrolled, in-the-moment spending, credit card use opens us to a variety of dangerous …
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5 Credit Card Features You Wish You Had — That Actually Exist
Many credit cards that offer huge sign-up bonuses don't provide much long-term value in terms of ongoing rewards and extra features. The Nerds found five credit cards that offer unique features that may alone provide a compelling enough reason to apply.
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Merchant Warehouse Named Third Top Credit Card Processing Service by
NAPLES, FL –(Marketwired – July 14, 2015) – The independent authority on merchant services, topcreditcardprocessors.com, has named Merchant Warehouse the 3rd best credit card processing service for July 2015. Merchant Warehouse was selected due …
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MasterCard Stops Processing Purchases of Ads on Backpage.com
CHICAGO— MasterCard Inc. MA -0.02 % said it has stopped processing ad purchases on Backpage.com, as payment-card networks become the latest front for public officials trying to crack down on the adult section of the controversial classified-ads website.
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New Online Gambling Credit Card Codes Bring About Payment Processing
PartMasterCard and Visa issued several new credit card codes to help banks differentiate between licensed state-run, legal online gambling, and illegal online gambling transactions. The three new codes carved out these legal activities from the …
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Merchant Warehouse Named Third Best Credit Card Processing Service by
NAPLES, FL–(Marketwired – July 07, 2015) – topcreditcardprocessors.com, the independent authority on credit card processors, has named Merchant Warehouse the third best credit card processing service for July 2015. Each month the independent …
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Detroit Zoo gift shop has credit card security breach
The Detroit Zoo's gift shop has suffered a data security breach, zoo officials said today. The zoo's third-party vendor that handles its retail services, Denver-based Service Systems Associates, detected malware in its software at nine zoos across the …
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