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Consumers putting their money in different places now

Consumers putting their money in different places now

A recent report from credit giant TransUnion took a look at where people are now putting their money and had some interesting findings.

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Credit card delinquencies lowest in nearly two decades

Credit card delinquencies lowest in nearly two decades

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Consumer delinquency rates saw significant drops in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012, led by a drop in credit card delinquencies to the lowest level seen in nearly two decades. Read more

Posted in: Consumer Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Home Equity, Loans


Alaska residents have highest credit card debt in nation

Alaska residents have highest credit card debt in nation

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Residents of Alaska had the highest average credit card debt in the country in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012, TransUnion said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Consumer Credit Cards


Mississippi residents have highest credit card delinquency rate

Mississippi residents have highest credit card delinquency rate

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Mississippi residents had the highest credit card delinquency rate in the nation in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012, TransUnion said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Business Credit Cards, Consumer Credit Cards, Student Credit Cards


Consumer credit card debt rises, as does delinquency rate

Consumer credit card debt rises, as does delinquency rate

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Consumers piled up more credit card debt and also paid late more often in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012, TransUnion said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Business Credit Cards, Consumer Credit Cards, Student Credit Cards


Credit scores increasing across the nation

Credit scores increasing across the nation

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The number of consumers with credit scores in the subprime category dropped year-over-year, with improvement seen in many metropolitan areas, Equifax revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Two metropolitan areas in northern California ranked highest in a recent study conducted by TransUnion that revealed metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest credit scores. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Credit card delinquencies at lowest point in nearly two decades

Credit card delinquencies at lowest point in nearly two decades

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Consumer delinquencies fell in the third quarter (Q3) of 2012, led by a large drop in bank card delinquencies, the American Bankers Association (ABA) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Business Credit Cards, Consumer Credit Cards, Home Equity, Student Credit Cards


Smartphone payments will overtake credit cards, but not just yet

Smartphone payments will overtake credit cards, but not just yet

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

A majority of Americans believe that smartphones will replace credit cards for payment transactions in the future, but not quite as many are ready to adopt this technology just yet. Read more

Posted in: Business Credit Cards, Consumer Credit Cards, Student Credit Cards


Majority believe that smartphone will replace credit cards

Majority believe that smartphone will replace credit cards

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that smartphones will overtake credit cards for payment transactions, the results of a Harris Poll revealed recently. Read more

Posted in: Business Credit Cards, Consumer Credit Cards, Student Credit Cards


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