Weekly Credit Roundup: Best Credit Union Credit Cards

by on February 12, 2012

The Best Credit Union Credit Cards (Main Street)

Credit cards issued by credit unions generally offer lower interest rates than cards from major issuers, but not all of these products are created equal.

1 Million+ Visa Cards Have New Safe Chip & Pin (Credit.com)

There are now more than 1 million credit cards with a new payment storage technology bearing the logo of the world’s largest payment processing company in circulation across the country, less than two years after it announced a plan to step up issuing efforts.

How Criminals Can Steal Your Credit Card without Ever Touching It (Credit Card Processing Blog)

The problem is, as Greenberg reminds us, that RFID card readers can easily and cheaply find their way into the hands of criminals who can then use them to copy your credit card information, even as the card never leaves your wallet, which is “securely” tucked into the inner pocket of your coat.

Are there any credit cards for people with no credit history? (Credit Card Chaser)

Fortunately, there are some available credit cards for people with no credit history. To protect them, many credit card companies deny applications of individuals who have bad or no credit. The good news is that some companies will give you a chance, and even if they don’t, there are other options for building up your credit.

Chase Agrees to Settle Lawsuit on Overdraft Fees (NY Times Bucks Blog)

J.P. Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action suit challenging the way it charged debit card fees to customers who spent more than what was in their accounts.



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