Tag: Credit Card

A Nation Living on Credit – Should We be Worried by Borrowing?

Never mind a nation of shopkeepers, as the old saying would have it, the British are now a nation of borrowers. The average household in the UK now has about $14,000 in debt – and that’s not even including the cost of their mortgage or student debt. Bank of England data also shows that personal debt shot up 10.8 per cent in the year to November 30 last year. Both figures …
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GameStop Alerts Customers About Potential Credit Card Information Theft

It has been a while since we last discussed a data breach affecting credit card information. Contrary to what some people may want to believe, these types of data breaches are not becoming less common, though. The latest company to report such a major incident is GameStop, the popular game store franchise in the United States. It has not been the best of years for the company, that much is …
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What’s the Difference Between a Line of Credit and a Credit Card — and Which is Better?

Small businesses have several options when it comes to securing funding for to help grow and support their enterprises. While many entrepreneurs opt to go the small-business loan route, that isn’t a great option for either short-term or ongoing expenses. Not to mention, it can often take months to get approval for a bank loan, and requires jumping through hoops and a great deal of paperwork. The good news is …
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Top 3 Ways Criminals Use Stolen Credit Card Information

It is obvious credit card information is one of the hottest commodities on the internet right now. Criminals who obtain such details can do all sorts of harm in ways very few people would even think possible. Obtaining the information can be done by the criminals themselves, or just bought on Darknet marketplaces. Once credit card information is exposed, it is only a matter of time until things go awry. …
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