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POLICE LOG: Lower Gwynedd Police investigating theft of credit cards

POLICE LOG: Lower Gwynedd Police investigating theft of credit cards
Police said the female then entered the an office and stole a purse containing numerous credit cards. The cards were immediately used at Macy's Department Store in Montgomery Township, Target in Montgomery Township, a Shell Gas Station, and Rite Aid …
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Bloomington treasurer faces credit card questions
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Southern Indiana prosecutors are seeking a special prosecutor to investigate allegations that the county's treasurer made questionable credit card charges during trips to Indianapolis. Monroe County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Bob …
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'Credit card deals for those with good credit could get worse'
Credit card offers could become less attractive for responsible borrowers following the announcement of a review by the financial watchdog into Britain's £150bn credit card market. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will assess if struggling …
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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?

Best answer:

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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secured credit card?

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

Best answer:

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: unsecured credit card?

Question by *Bitch please*: unsecured credit card?
what is a unsecured credit card?

Best answer:

Answer by MadMan
It is a “normal” credit card in which the borrower does not have to deposit any cash with the issuer.

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Wells Fargo extends credit card push in deal with Dillard's

Wells Fargo extends credit card push in deal with Dillard's
Under a 10-year agreement likely to begin in the fourth quarter of 2014, Wells Fargo will offer private label and co-branded credit cards on behalf of Dillard's, taking over from General Electric Co's (GE.N) consumer finance unit. Financial terms of …
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Woman sought in use of stolen credit cards
Two women were seen on video in Manatee County using credit cards that were stolen from the vehicles parked at Tarpon Pointe. Anyone with information about the two women or the vehicle burglaries is asked to call Manatee County Crime Stoppers at …
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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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Q&A: Secured credit cards?

Question by ~*BS~MRA~Girl*~: Secured credit cards?
Do secured credit cards improve your credit?

Best answer:

Answer by gvh
I think they do if you pay the card on time everytime.. close will not cut it..continue to ask for a larger line of credit but “do not use it” available credit is one thing they look at. Yo u don’t have to charge big monthly bills.

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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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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

Best answer:

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: 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!!!

Best answer:

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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