New Scam Preys on Consumers That Don’t Read Their Credit Card Statements

These days, with everything becoming increasingly paperless and automatic, chances are many more everyday transactions are falling through the cracks. In fact, some businesses are keen to sign you up for automatic payments so you won’t scrutinize your bill each month. After all, if you actually have to peruse your bill, there are decent odds … Continue reading “New Scam Preys on Consumers That Don’t Read Their Credit Card Statements”

More Than a Third of Consumers Don’t Pay Off Balance Transfers In Time

If you’re wondering why credit card issuers offer tantalizing balance transfer offers, wonder no longer. A new study from British market research company Consumer Intelligence found that more than a third (34%) of cardholders don’t pay off their debt during the promotional 0% APR period. Worse yet, the average consumer had £2,400 ($3,935) of debt … Continue reading “More Than a Third of Consumers Don’t Pay Off Balance Transfers In Time”

How the San Diego Chargers Got Their Name

Yesterday, the sixth-place ranked San Diego Chargers knocked off the Cincinnati Bengals, who happened to be undefeated at home all season long. In fact, the Chargers didn’t just beat the Bengals, they wiped the floor with them, beating the turnover-prone team by an impressive 27-10 score line. As I watched the game, I couldn’t help … Continue reading “How the San Diego Chargers Got Their Name”