Contact Us
Make My Homepage
credit cards

credit cards - Page 2

Woman cutting up credit card
Big Cheese Photo, ThinkStock
[

Strategies to pay off credit card debt

Q. I have several outstanding credit cards bills. What is the best way to go about paying them off? And are credit counseling agencies advisable to used?

Read More

Credit Card Reform Legislation Would Tighten Rules On Rates And Fees
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
[

Should your college student have a credit card?

Q. My daughter started college this fall. She has a debit card linked to a checking account that we own together. The debit card can act as a credit card, but I know there are times using a credit card is better. Should she get a card?

Read More

credit card, online shopping
Pekka Jaakkola, ThinkStock
[

‘Grey charges’ could be chipping away at your bank account

You may be getting charged every month for services you're not even using.

Read More

Credit-card-300x200
[

Survey: Small businesses not ready for new credit card technology

The majority of small businesses in New Jersey aren't prepared to handle credit or debit cards that are equipped with computer chips, according to a new survey.

Read More

Credit card chips
This Wednesday, June 10, 2015 photo shows a chip credit card in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
[

Poll shows few in US have received credit cards with chips

Even as an Oct. 1 deadline approaches to replace Americans' out-of-date credit cards with new cards embedded with computer chips, the vast majority of Americans still have not received their new cards and only a small minority are using the chips at all, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.

Read More

AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
[

Why do we really use credit cards?

A new study found American credit card holders use their cards for convenience, rather than for rewards like frequent flier miles and cash back.

Read More

Credit Cards
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

31-state deal should make credit report errors easier to fix

The three main credit reporting agencies in the U.S. have struck a multistate settlement agreement that requires them to move more quickly to fix disputed information on credit reports, wait longer before adding items and more carefully scrutinize certain data they're furnished by collection agencies and others.

Read More

Credit cards
Array of credit cards (Photo by Medioimages/Photodisc, ThinkStock)
[

35 percent of American adults have never checked credit report

This may sound surprising, but more than one in three Americans have never checked their credit reports and 14 percent say they typically go more than a year between checks, according to a survey by Bankrate.com.

Read More

Consumer credit cards
Consumer credit cards (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
[

New scoring system aims to help people with poor credit

People struggling with a bad credit score, or lack of one, could benefit from a program rolling out in the next few months aimed at making it easier to get a Visa or MasterCard.

Read More

card chip
Townsquare Media photo
[

Theft protection – Did your credit card get its makeover?

There's an October deadline to get microchip-enabled credit cards into the hands of all U.S. cardholders, but a new survey suggests the industry is lagging in its attempt to reach the new standard.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.