Items Tagged with 'card'
Middle-aged consumers are more likely to have a serious delinquency than 19-year-olds.
December 7, 2013
Those who obtain credit cards early in life tend to be better credit risks in the long-term.Read More
Once consumers use half of their available credit card lines, they stop adding new charges.
August 8, 2013
Adjusting credit lines requires continuous monitoring of members’ credit scores.Read More
Banks are on the prowl in the card arena, and CUs need to be equally aggressive.
July 18, 2013
CUs’ credit card loans outstanding grew 5.7% during 2012, up from 3.9% in 2011 and 3.1% in 2010.Read More
Lenders strive to bring underbanked consumers into financial mainstream.
June 10, 2013
‘Our focus is on the consumer’s need to borrow, spend, save, and plan better.’Read More
Job loss, medical bills lead to a growing debt burden.
June 10, 2013
One-fourth of older households have taken on credit card debt to help other family members.Read More
Special Report: National CU Youth Week
CUs offer better alternatives for young consumers than celebrity prepaid cards.
April 22, 2013
Many CUs use prepaid cards as a transition to mainstream products.Read More
CU goes retro with Olympia Brewery logo on its credit cards.
March 18, 2013
The “Oly Gold” card taps into Olympia’s strong regional identity, which made it a Hollywood product placement hit in the 1960s and ’70s.Read More
Massive smartcard adoption will reduce fraud but require extensive replacement of cards and readers.
March 8, 2013
The EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) standard serves as the backbone for future payment technologies.Read More
At year-end 2010, aggregate CU credit card loans and other revolving credit plans totaled $36.4 billion.
February 1, 2013
CUs boast some of the industry’s lowest credit card interest rates.Read More
Rewards programs are a go-to strategy across industries.
December 28, 2012
Nearly 90% of U.S. consumers participate in some type of rewards program.Read More