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Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.
By: Amanda

Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.

Have you ever noticed extra charges on your credit card bill related to your last purchase? This could be due to a practice known as “Drip Pricing.” So, what is Drip P...

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Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return
By: Amanda

Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return

Yesterday, we heard from a consumer letting us know that there may be a new round of phone calls claiming that you can lower the interest rates on your credit cards.  ...

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Using a Credit Card? You Might be Charged a Check Out Fee
Beware of Claims to Lower Your Interest Rates
Discover to Pay Back Credit Card Customers
Guard the 3 Digit Number on Your Credit Card
By: Jason

Guard the 3 Digit Number on Your Credit Card

The 3 digit pin number on the back of your credit card is considered proof that you are in possession of the card. Some retailers require the pin number to make purcha...

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2 Million Capital One Customers To Get Refund
Global Payments Security Breach
By: Jackie

Global Payments Security Breach

Global Payments Inc., one of the largest processors of credit card transactions, announced on Friday, March 30, that card data from an estimated 1.5 million accounts h...

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