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Stanford University announced it was expanding financial aid so that families making less than $125,000 will not have to pay tuition. [...]
Wed, Apr 01, 2015
Source Personal finance news – CNNMoney.com
New FICO Score Factors in Utilities & How Often You Move
FICO, creator of some of the most widely used credit scores in the U.S., will reportedly announce a new scoring formula designed to help high-risk consumers access credit, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The model will incorporate consumers' payment history on things like utility, cellphone and cable bills, in [...]
Wed, Apr 01, 2015
Source Credit.com
Consumers looking for a card that won't tack extra fees onto purchases when traveling abroad now have more than 60 cards to choose from, according to CreditCards.com's 2015 foreign transaction fee survey [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Source CreditCards.com
2015 Credit Card Landscape
CardHub's quarterly credit card landscape reports take the pulse of interest rates, rewards and fees across the credit card market. This analysis unearths market trends of great significance to consumer sentiment, banking industry operations, and our overall economic stability and can be leveraged by consumers and industry professionals alike. Source [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Source Card Hub
Could you afford Don Draper's lifestyle? Check out the cost of "Mad Men" living. [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Source Bankrate
We often hear many questions about how the rulemaking process works. We decided to write a series of posts that explain some key parts of the rulemaking process. We'll add to the series in the coming weeks and months. Before we propose a rule, we're sometimes required to organize a Small [...]
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Source Comsumer Finance
School's out but summer won't last forever. Save money now on back-to-school prep by shopping smart with your credit cards. By shopping now, you'll land some great deals and avoid the [...] [...]
Fri, Jul 18, 2014
Source Card Ratings