Credit Cards

Major Data Breaches of 2014

January 5, 2015
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By LowCards.com A year ago, the country was rocked by the Target data breach. Previously, consumers rarely thought about the security on their credit or debit cards. But all that changed when Target reported that 40 million debit and credit card numbers had been stolen during the holiday shopping time last year. Little did...

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How to Recover from Holiday Credit Card Debt

December 23, 2014
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By LowCards.com Holiday shopping is a wonderful experience, until the credit card bills start rolling in. Once the joy of the giving has passed, you stare at the painful task of paying the bills. There are several ways to recover from holiday credit card debt in order to get back on your financial feet....

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Apple Pay’s Biggest Competitor Could be a Totally New Credit Card

November 13, 2014
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By LowCards.com Apple Pay is being heralded as a revolutionary new payment system because of its two new security features: tokenization and fingerprint identification. The shocking number of data breaches in the last year have made credit card theft the crime that Americans worry about the most, according to a recent report. These two...

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Feds Propose Strong Protections For Prepaid Products

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing strong, new federal consumer protections for the prepaid market. The proposal would require prepaid companies to limit consumers’ losses when funds are stolen or cards are lost, investigate and resolve errors, provide easy and free access to account information, and adhere to credit card protections...

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