One in Five Believe the Ability to Speak English Determines Your Credit Score

File this under amazing, or perhaps inane. But a staggering 21.6 percent of those surveyed in a new Visa poll believe the ability to speak English can determine your credit score. The survey of credit score myths found a number of other misconceptions about credit scoring, with that perhaps the most ridiculous. What else seemed … Continue reading “One in Five Believe the Ability to Speak English Determines Your Credit Score”

Credit Cards Are About to Get Really Popular

In case you somehow haven’t heard, large banks, most notably Bank of America, plan to start charging customers who use their debit cards to make everyday purchases. B of A plans to charge customers $5 per month starting next year to recoup income lost as a result of new restrictions on interchange fees, otherwise known … Continue reading “Credit Cards Are About to Get Really Popular”