"Credit card fraud: A thief goes through trash to find discarded receipts or
carbons, and then uses your account numbers illegally. A dishonest clerk makes
an extra imprint from your credit or charge card and uses it to make personal
charges. You respond to a mailing asking you to call a long distance number for
a free trip or bargain-priced travel package and you're told you must join a travel
club first and you're asked for your account number so you can be billed.
The catch! Charges you didn't make are added to your bill, and you never get your
"... What's Blocking?
When you use a credit or debit card to check into a hotel or rent a car, the
clerk usually contacts the company that issued your card to give an estimated
total. If the transaction is approved, your available credit (credit card) or
the balance in your bank account (debit card) is reduced by this amount.
That's a "block." Some companies also call this placing a "hold" on those
"The local credit reporting company receives a numerical score, along with the
information. The score represents many things, including a composite of the borrower's
credit history, employment, and ability to save. Most people don't know is that
their credit scores can change daily ..."
Many times the credit bureau is busy and does not handle your dispute properly ...
Basic rights under The Fair Credit Reporting Act
All Federal Laws are in consumer's favor and you will have the advantage ...
Credit Scoring and the Lending Industry
Credit scoring is crucial to your ability to get a loan. When you apply for a mortgage, your lender ...
Indiana League Sells Card Processing to PSCU
Credit Union Times
“Our goal was to select the best long-term solution for the card processing needs of our credit union clients, and PSCU is a proven technology partner that can help credit unions expand the scope of services provided and grow their payment programs ...
Production Tax Credit is common-sense policy
The Hill (blog)
The renewable energy Production Tax Credit levels the playing field for wind power and other renewable forms of energy with subsidies for conventional fuels that have been around since the light switch was invented 100 years ago. Those opposing ...
The 5 Dumbest Credit Moves
According to a news release that he issued for public consumption, along with a screen shot of the credit score that he got for free with his Discover card statement, this exercise in self-aggrandizement was inspired by his desire to “motivate, inspire ...