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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Devin Gilliland
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1.Secured Credit Cards
Credit card owners, the merchants or banks; everybody needs to be sure that every transaction is secure. For merchants, credit card transactions are becoming more secure than any other form of payment because the transaction is made a few minutes after the ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 807   Words: 510]

2.How to Choose a Credit Card
Before accepting one of the tempting offers that are coming in the mail, that urge the client to accept, thorough research is a must. The customer must find the best deal. As a credit card ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 896   Words: 502]

3.How to Build Your Credit Card Rating
Almost everybody knows the main advantages of owning a credit card. Credit cards are used all over the world and they are the most popular payment system these days. It is easier than ever to pay airline tickets or holidays using it, ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 740   Words: 472]

4.Credit Card Security
The credit card seems to be one of the most popular ways to make any kind of payment; it is easier to purchase goods or pay taxes or bills using it. The credit card owner has user friendly accessible credit but he also has the ability to keep track of ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 746   Words: 576]

5.Credit Card History
The credit card is the result of many merchant credit systems. It was used for the first time in the 1920s. The first credit cards were used in the United States to sell fuel to the automobile owners. Their number was increasing dramatically and, in 1938, several ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 930   Words: 484]

6.Credit Card Advantages
Payment through credit cards seems to be one of the best payment methods, especially for those shopping on the web. It looks like more than 60% of businesses are turning on web-based services geared towards credit card payments, highlighting the growth of credit ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 729   Words: 480]

7.Credit Cards: Advantages and Disadvantages
The fastest, easier and most cost-effective payment system is the credit card. This system is very popular all over the world and will be developed further in the future. Credit cards firms are offering new and spectacular features yearly. The ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 723   Words: 523]

8.Choose the Right Credit Card for You
The use of the credit card is now common all over the world. Credit cards are generally divided in two groups; those credit cards that are offering an interest-free period and those that don't. Who was it again that said there's no such thing as ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 682   Words: 505]

9.About Credit Cards
The credit card is making your life easier, providing an awesome set of possibilities. The credit card is a retail transaction settlement; a credit system operated through the small plastic card which bears its name. Governed by ISO ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 692   Words: 573]

10.Credit Cards v Bank Overdrafts
When it comes to borrowing money both bank overdrafts and credit cards are seen as effective solutions in the short term. Both have inherent advantages such as flexibility and short-term cost effectiveness, but what are the disadvantages and how should you decide which ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 710   Words: 501]

11.Credit Cards Do's and Don'ts
Credit cards are becoming an increasingly popular way of processing transactions. Today, around 20% of adults in the USA use plastic over cash, however as more people decide to use credit cards, more controversy arises ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 708   Words: 500]

12.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 7 (S-V)
Statement Statement, when used in the context of credit cards, refers to a written record prepared by a credit card company that is usually issued monthly. This will list all transactions and debits/credits that affect a customer's account. Customers should ensure ...
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13.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 6 (R-S)
Receipt When used in the context of credit card, receipt means a document that provides a record of a transaction that took place at a point of sale, and may also refer to a printable copy for a card ...
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14.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 5 (P-P)
Per Transaction Fee Fee in which the merchant pays to the merchant bank in order to process a transaction. When charged as a per transaction fee this will generally be a fixed fee, regardless of the size ...
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15.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 4 (M-P)
Magnetic Stripe A magnetic stripe contained on a credit card processes transactions where the card is present. This provides identifiable information that will allow the merchant to debit their customers account via the issuer. The magnetic stripe has magnetic and physical qualities as defined by standardization benchmarks including ...
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16.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 3 (C-I)
Credit Card The plastic card provided by the financial institution which is used to authorize payments and contains details that can authorize payments in cases where the card is not present at the merchant's location for a transaction. ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 278   Words: 542]

17.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 2 (B-C)
Bad Credit Rating This is a term associated with a person or a company that have failed to honour fiscal obligations in the past. It is most likely they have either completed payments late, have been bankrupt of perhaps exceeded their pre-agreed card limit. Bank ...
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18.Summary of Credit Card Terms - Part 1 (A-B)
Account Number This is the number given the most exposure on a credit card. Often around 15 letters, and embossed on the physical card that the financial institution will give to a customer. ...
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19.Understanding Credit Cards
Quite simply a credit card gives you a loan of money to finance purchases. Everybody has a limit as to how much they can spend, and this is known as your credit limit. At the end of each month you have a decision as to how much you would ...
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20.Understanding Credit Card Terms
When it comes to getting a credit card, what may appear to be the best option at first may not work out like you expect. That is why getting your head around the industry jargon and terminology can put you in a better position to work ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 248   Words: 553]

21.Top 10 Credit Card Usage Tips
Credit cards are often misused, and as a result of this misuse lass than savvy financial planners end up in more trouble with credit cards than they had ever anticipated. By following these top 10 tips, you will end up in less trouble and you will ultimately save ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 292   Words: 516]

22.How to Work out the Cheapest Credit Card?
With the rise in popularity of credit cards many are finding that they are the best choice when it comes to online purchases, providing temporary finance and also ensuring that you have an element of security that other payment services offered by banks do not provide. Despite ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 267   Words: 520]

23.Credit Ratings: The Holy Grail for Credit Card Companies
When it comes to getting a credit card it is fair to say that consumers are awash with offers flowing from all places. The finance market provides stability for both consumers and businesses, but what makes a consumer a good choice for ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 277   Words: 579]

24.Credit Cards: Playing it Safe
When it comes to credit cards, far more risk can be out there other than debt you are not able to afford or an accumulation of expenses that you were not fully aware of prior to entering into the contract. With credit ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 287   Words: 457]

25.Credit Cards: Answers to the Approval Process
Instant Approval, what does this mean? This is where companies have already looked at your credit history before they have offered you a credit card. This means that you are in a position to accept their offer without having to go through the process. Does this alter ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 263   Words: 477]

26.Credit Card v Debit Card
With the rise in popularity of credit cards and debit cards, over 40% of offline transactions are now conducted using plastic over cash. With this set to rise to over 2/3 thirds by 2012, the question remains ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 276   Words: 419]

27.Choosing a Credit Card
Credit Cards are becoming an increasingly popular method of financing purchases. However, this has brought much negative press to accompany the inherent advantages. Why is this? First and foremost many are failing to comprehend the best-practice use of a credit card. This means only using it to finance ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 259   Words: 434]

28.Being Careful With Credit Cards
When it comes to getting equipped with a credit card, many people are aware of the advantages and disadvantages, but few are aware of how to ensure that they are getting the best deal through being careful about the credit card provider they use, and ensuring ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 470   Words: 466]