Just the other day I had a conversation with the agent behind the National Car rental company. I had just flown into town and, as always, was about to hand the guy my debit card… until I stopped. Marc via Compfight You see, whenever you use a debit card, rental car companies will immediately put […]

Who’d have thunk it. For most of the first decade of the 2000’s, people were spending money like there was no tomorrow. Even as the economy started to show signs of trouble, people kept buying. And why not; credit was easily attainable and credit card issuers couldn’t give cards away fast enough. Then in early […]

Everyone might not see it this way, but I think this is a pleasant surprise. Bank of America has taken the proactive step of saying that they’re eliminating overdraft fees on debit card purchases. Well, that’s kind of a misnomer, but it works for the moment. What they’re going to do if you use your […]

Last June, I wrote a post asking if we really needed credit cards, and came to the conclusion that yes, we did. At least one credit card, since there are many entities that will require proof that it’s you via a credit card, or won’t hold something for you unless you give them a credit […]

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