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MasterCard and Wal-Mart Partner On Store Branded Credit Cards
After almost a decade of partnership with Discover, Wal-Mart and its subsidiary property Sam's Club have elected to enter into an agreement to make MasterCard their go-to payments network for handling all transactions on its store-branded credit cards.
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PayStand Launches Online Payment Service For Bitcoin, Credit Cards And E
Customers, meanwhile, will get informed of the costs associated with each transaction method, ranging from 2.9 percent for a credit card purchase, 25 cents for online check, and no charge for making a bitcoin-based payment. If merchants receive their …
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Couple on the run wanted for sophisticated fraud scheme
HOUSTON (KTRK) — Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators are hoping the public can lead them to a couple wanted for a sophisticated credit card fraud enterprise involving over 100 known victims.
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Q&A: Student credit card?

Question by Korey B: Student credit card?
I am looking for a good student credit card to see my through college. Where can I go?

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Answer by William S
I’ve linked both a list of student credit cards, and a page about managing your credit. Don’t assume you can only get the student cards, though; as long as you have a good credit rating, you can get good cards even with low income. (I’m a student myself, but none of my cards are student cards, and the limits are decent)

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Credit card guidlines?

Question by ev1go: Credit card guidlines?
In regaurds to credit card fraud. Are all credit cards protected against fraud? So it doesn’t matter what credit card you have, you can always disbute a bill or a charge to the account?

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Answer by Corporate America !!
If someone, other than yourself, had made unauthorized charges on your acct, so long as you reported it after receiving your billing statement, then the credit card company can only hold you liable for no more than $ 50. This is the standard policy across the nation, unless your state has consumer protection laws that protects you from this $ 50 liability limit. Its important to always review the status of your credit card account more often than one month. Although the statement is only mailed out monthly, most (if not all) credit card companies allow you to access the account online, so you can look it over and see if there had been any fraudulent charges made on it. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are favorite targets for fraud. If you have any one of these credit cards, its best to go online twice a week (or more) and inspect for fraudulent charges.

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Police: Men with fake credit cards may face more charges

Police: Men with fake credit cards may face more charges
State police at Hazleton said they found out more about two men caught with over three dozen fake credit cards in a vehicle Tuesday and the results of that further investigation could leave the men facing additional charges. Troopers said an officer on …
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Coupons.com Introduces Ability to Load Digital Coupons to Credit Cards for
Using the Coupons.com website or Coupons.com mobile apps for iOS and Android, shoppers can easily add digital coupons to their credit or debit cards from Visa, MasterCard or American Express for automatic redemption at checkout. Offers are available …
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This Week In Credit Card News–Card Hackers Using Blackmail, Are Loans Now
While hackers tried to get rich by stealing millions of credit cards from Target, other cybercriminals have quietly tried another method to make a quick buck: asking companies to pay them to go away. Cybercriminals have threatened to disclose sensitive …
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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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secured credit card?

Question by babydoll: secured credit card?
What exactly is a secured credit card?

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Answer by KyOOt T
Prepaid credit card. You have to deposit money first into the card before you use it.

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Q&A: credit cards?

Question by margarito209: credit cards?
is there any credit cards that you qualify for once u turn 18 and dont have any acounts in ur credit history? because im trying to build my credit score… please let me know any store that gives u credit card. thanks!!!

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Answer by Jeremy P
I would recommend avoiding ‘store’ credit cards altogether. They usually have extremely high interest rates (23.99%-29.99%) and other hidden fees. You might want to consider a credit card for people with poor / no credit here:

http://www.asapcreditcard.com/unsecured-offers.html

While these offers tend to have higher interest rates and additional fees when compare to ‘standard’ credit cards– you’ll pay much less than a store credit card. Plus, they’ll give you the chance to prove your creditworthiness and improve your credit score.

Eventually… with regular, on-time payments– you’ll be able to apply for better offers with lower APR’s and less fees.

Hope this helps. GOOD LUCK!

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Establishing credit with no credit or credit card?

Question by Alan: Establishing credit with no credit or credit card?
How would I go about establishing credit with no credit or credit card? I am 21 with no credit or credit card, just a checking/savings account with a debit card. And thats all I want for the rest of my life. I dont spend money unless I have it so I’m not looking into getting a credit card and dealing with all the mess(signing up, extra cards in my wallet, charges, etc). So how can I?
I dont think i can even have my own verizon cellphone plan with no credit unless I put down a huge deposit.

Any help or tips are nice!
Thanks

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Answer by Toni
Credit cards are free to use.
If you pay the bill in full each month, you never pay interest and can easily get amazing scores without ever paying a penny.
Any other way of establishing credit will cost you money.

If you get an answer to get a secured card – remember that this card turns into a credit card.
So if you don’t like credit cards – don’t do it.

Secured loan – best way – but will cost you (vs. a free credit card).
With this loan you deposit $ 1,500 to $ 3,000 into a savings or cd and you make a secured loan against it.
Tell the bank what you are doing upfront, and spend at least one year paying back.

Re-consider getting a credit card.
It’s a 100% free way to get top credit ratings without ever paying a penny.
Just make sure you can pay in full each month.
If you ever carry a balance and pay interest it can easily destroy your credit and your life.
47% of Americans pay in full each month (never paying interest or any type of fee).
They have the top scores – could you be one of them???

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Q&A: what is the best subprime credit card?

Question by wblueyesinvt35: what is the best subprime credit card?
I have been building my credit and i have an aspen card and a continental card what are other good credit building cards?

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Answer by TaxMaven
NONE. Geez, you already tanked your credit & now you want to get more BRAND NEW credit cards to trash?! Come on! Credit has not been a blessing in your life so far. I’m not trying to be mean to you. I’ve been broke before, but I learned my lesson. Consequently, I have not opened a credit account of any kind since 2002. I pay cash for everything (even cars) b/c I live on less than I make & save for big purchases & emergencies. You should try it. My freaking house is almost paid for, & I have so much peace about my finances that it scares all my broke relatives. I use Dave Ramsey’s “Total Money Makeover”. At least grab a copy from your local library or bookstore & read it before you go off thinking that you need “good credit” to have a good life.

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Police: Banks Lost Over $9000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long

Police: Banks Lost Over 00 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $ 9,000 to multiple banks. Kenneth Osias, 30, of Brentwood, and Otis Barnes, …
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5 Most Important Things To Consider When Picking A Credit Card
If you are interested in obtaining a new credit card, then you need to think about a few of the critical factors that should go into that decision. Applying for a new credit card should not be a decision made lightly, and there are credit cards …
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