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Impulse Purchases Derail Millennials’ Savings Goals

[Sunday, April 10th, 2016]

When it comes to self-improvement, many of us want to get healthy, pay off debt, and lose weight. But for young people, a more significant goal—and perhaps a harder one to follow through on—is saving money.

Mobile Payments Come to Chevron Stations

[Wednesday, October 28th, 2015]

People fueling up at select gas stations in northern California will soon be able to pay using their smartphones, as a new program from Visa and Chevron rolls out at more than 20 Chevron stations in the region this fall.

American Express Adds Airbnb to Rewards Lineup

[Monday, January 5th, 2015]

American Express cardholders have a new place to spend their Membership Rewards points. Airbnb, the increasingly popular option for travelers looking for a place to stay the night, has partnered with American Express to accept the company’s credit card rewards points.

Infinity Incentive Group Offers Tips on Avoiding Travel Fees

[Sunday, August 10th, 2014]

Vacations are often expensive, between airplane tickets, car rental, gasoline, hotels and tickets to local attractions. But one thing that many people fail to factor in when budgeting for a trip is the cost of fees.

Military Families Get VIP Treatment from Credit Card Issuers

[Thursday, October 24th, 2013]

The people who protect Americans by serving in the armed forces are getting some protection themselves, from an unexpected source: big banks and credit card issuers. Many credit cards offer special terms for members of the military and their families, making it easier for them to manage financially while putting their safety on the line for the sake of national security.

New credit cards terms aim to be shorter, easier to understand

[Friday, February 10th, 2012]

On December 7, the Obama administration unveiled simplified credit card agreement regulations. This legislation, which is part of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is an effort to help cardholders understand the interest rates and fees that they are charged by credit card companies.

Citigroup Earnings Increase 74% to $3.8 Billion

[Tuesday, December 20th, 2011]

Citigroup continues to make profits after it needed government assistance in the form of a bailout. This marks the banks second year of consecutive profits. There were tremendous gains in the third quarter of this year – showing a 74 percent increase.

Aftermath of fee changes on credit cards in the spotlight

[Saturday, July 9th, 2011]

A change to the interchange fees being charged to the merchants by banks is in the pipeline. While merchants feel that this change is long due, the banks are unhappy and claim that a drop in these fees will make them consider levying charges for other services offered.

Prepaid cards now a source of revenue to banks

[Sunday, June 12th, 2011]

Banks and other financial institutions that saw their revenue being curbed with the introduction of the CARD Act have now begun issuing prepaid cards in large number to make up for the lost revenue.

BOA’s new rules defy CARD act

[Wednesday, March 16th, 2011]

One of the reports by the Associated Press suggests that Bank of America recently declared its plan to levy annual fees of $59 on certain credit card accounts.

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