Mastercard Wants to Woo the Wealthy

Across the globe, 85% of retail transactions currently are made by means of cash or check, reports American Banker website.  MasterCard sees that number as an opportunity, according to President and Chief Executive Ajay Banga, as it provides a big audience for them to target. MasterCard wants to promote...

Platinum Card from American Express Review

Published on Sep 21 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
Platinum Card from American Express Review
The The Platinum Card® from American Express is a card that caters to affluent customers who enjoy the finer things and are looking for travel benefits and perks.  It has a steep $450 annual fee, but in return, it offers an impressive array of benefits. There is no APR with this card as the balance...

Much Ado About Nothing – Pointless Credit Card “Perks”

Published on Sep 19 2011 // Banking, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
In an effort to make themselves stand out from the slew of credit card offers being sent out daily that are designed to entice creditworthy consumers into applying for new lines of credit, some card issuers are plumping up the perks associated with their particular brand of plastic. However, those hunting...

Visa Black Card Review

Published on Sep 14 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
Visa Black Card Review
The Visa Black Card is a unique card made of carbon, not plastic, that touts impressive benefits for its members, but also carries hefty fees.  This card is available for a limited number of members (1% of the American population) and may be a good fit for those who travel frequently and are looking...

True Earnings Card from Costco and American Express Review

Published on Aug 31 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Personal Finance
True Earnings Card from Costco and American Express Review
 Many people love shopping at Costco because of the wide variety of items available including their organic items offered at a reasonable price and their store brand quality products, Kirkland.  However, Costco can be inconvenient because they only take cash or Costco gift cards.  The one exception...

The Best Credit Cards For Job Seekers

Published on Aug 26 2011 // Banking, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
The Best Credit Cards For Job Seekers
It might not be the first big thought that enters a job seeker’s mind, when checking out employment ads and scoping around websites such as Monster or Craigslist. But credit cards can come as a great boon when searching for work. If you measure the other factors involved- travel costs, a spanking new...

The Platinum Card® from American Express

Published on Aug 01 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Personal Finance
The Platinum Card® from American Express
When it comes to charge cards, American Express is often the name we think of most. While American Express does have credit cards, the company is most known for its charge cards. The Platinum Card® from American Express is no exception. This is a charge card that you will have to pay off each month....

Consumers Tackle Debt

Published on Jul 29 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
Consumers Tackle Debt
In the first quarter of 2011, the average amount of debt carried by an individual consumer dropped to $4,679, the lowest it’s been in an entire decade. By focusing effort on paying off their debts instead of charging themselves deeper in the hole, cardholders are slowly improving their credit scores...

Public Savings Bank Classic Secured VISA Card

Published on Jul 27 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Personal Finance
Public Savings Bank Classic Secured VISA Card
The Public Savings Bank Classic Secured VISA Card is a different card in many ways. The Public Savings Bank Classic Secured VISA Card does not have any upfront or monthly fees. Just a flat $50 Annual Fee. There is however a onetime fee of $79.00. Thereafter, a fee of $25 is charged for increasing the...

Mango™ Prepaid Debit Card from Horizon Bank

Mango™ Prepaid Debit Card from Horizon Bank
The Mango™ Prepaid Debit Card is one of the popular cards in the US. The reason for popularity of Mango™ Prepaid Debit Card is that it has one of the lowest fee charged for any prepaid debit cards. There are some features of the Mango™ Prepaid Debit Card that make it a preferred card among the...

Worst Credit Cards on The Market

Published on Jun 15 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Personal Finance
Because of the continually changing nature of the credit card industry, credit card providers have to get a little bit more creative every year in order to make up for the revenue they lose. This has been especially true ever since the recent credit card reform legislation passed by Congress. This creativity...

Review: PerkStreet Financial Debit MasterCard

Published on Apr 18 2011 // Credit Card Reviews, Product Reviews
Review: PerkStreet Financial Debit MasterCard
  One of the banks that has been getting a lot of notice lately is PerkStreet Financial. PerkStreet is a bank that is known for its rewards checking account. As part of your PerkStreet rewards checking, you can use the debit MasterCard to improve your rewards. PerkStreet Checking PerkStreet offers...

Wired Plastic™ Prepaid Visa® Card

Wired Plastic™ Prepaid Visa® Card
The Wired Plastic™ Prepaid Visa® Card is designed for the people who wish to have a facility of keeping a check or credit cards without having to open a checking account. A Wired Plastic™ Prepaid Visa® Card is also a great solution for the people who want to have a prepaid card so that they are...

American Express(R) Gold Card Review

American Express(R) Gold Card Review
The American Express® Gold Card is available to the members free of any fee for the first year. The members will however be charged a membership fee of $125 from second year onwards.  People can apply for an American Express(R) Gold Card through its online application form. The form is available on...

YAP™ MasterCard Prepaid Card Review

YAP™ MasterCard Prepaid Card Review
YAP™ MasterCard Prepaid Card is a card issued by the Horizon Bank.  It is an alternative to traditional banking that is risk-free. It basically provides similar features to that of bank accounts and credit card offers.  These are such as the ability to pay bills online, make ATM withdrawals and...

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card Review

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card Review
Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card is offered by Chase Bank. It rewards frequent fliers of the Southwest Airlines. Earning rewards and redeeming them is quite easy with this card. What is more, earned credits can be shared with other people of choice. Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit...
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