3 Simple Ways Retirees Can Control Their Credit Card Debt One of the biggest threats facing retirees’ finances is not that they’ve saved too little–it’s that they owe too much. While the average credit card debt among all U.S. households is about $5,700, that number jumps read more.
Credit Card Agreements: Profiles in Gibberish Go ahead and admit it: You don’t read your credit card agreements. You probably can’t even remember the last time you picked your way through the entirety of one of those single-spaced, dripping-with-legalese contracts. Don’t sweat read more.
Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Fraudulently Opening Accounts For years, Wells Fargo employees secretly issued credit cards without a customer’s consent. They created fake email accounts to sign up customers for online banking services. They set up sham accounts that customers learned about read more.
Pentagon Credit Cards Still Being Used at Strip Joints The Pentagon’s inspector general said safeguards still haven’t been put in place to protect taxpayer dollars from being used for unauthorized expenses. The IG office found that from July 2013 to June 2014, Pentagon personnel spent read more.
Silicon Valley Lender Raises Nearly $50 Million for Subprime Credit Card Push LendUp, the startup online lender that has attempted to reinvent the payday loan, is plotting to take on a more mainstream financial product: the credit card. By raising $47.5 million in an equity deal, it plans to roll read more.