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Financial News : Debit Card Fees and Crazy Stock Surges

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There’s a lot of news in the financial arena as of late. Some of it is good, and of course some of it is not so good, or at least not very hopeful. One of the biggest stories is the big stock market rally that occurred surprisingly at the […]

Cap on Debit Card Fees a Definite Go Now

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The banking industry put up a fierce fight against the bill that was introduced which basically forced them to cut out their debit card rewards programs, which put a cap of a maximum of twelve cents on the per-transaction fees they can place on debit card swipes.

This is […]

More Rewards Programs Bite the Dust

So, it’s official. Our household, who vigorously and vigilants uses debit cards a lot, no longer has any of the former perks they once offered. All those former debit card reward programs are pretty much a thing of the past.

My husband officially got his “severence” letter in the mail yesterday, stating that […]

It’s Official : Got Chase United Debit Rewards Ax

I had written a few weeks ago about how a lot of debit card reward programs were getting the ax thanks to some new legislation that may be friendlier toward businesses that use debit cards, but isn’t toward the consumer that used the heck out of their debit card reward program.

I received my […]

Debit Cards Taking Rewards Programs Away?

I don’t know what I would do without my awesome United Visa debit card rewards. The $75 a year fee makes it well worth it for me, especially since I use my debit card for just about everything and shy away from using cash.

It allows me to see my sister in California […]