Banks and credit unions function in a similar manner. They both keep your money safe, invest it, make loans, and offer investment help.
A business credit card--one that's issued to your business instead of you personally--carries advantages and disadvantages compared to a personal card.
If your credit is bad or below average, it will likely take some time to restore it. One way to do so is to keep your charges below your credit limits on whatever credit cards you still have, never miss a payment, and never pay less than the minimum payment.
Transferring your high-interest credit card balance to a new card with a low or 0% interest rate is an option to consider if you have a plan in place to pay off the balance before the promotional period expires.
Most credit cards offer rewards programs. But not all credit card rewards programs are created equal. We explain the major differences.
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Credit cards that are specifically designed to meet the needs of college students are available. But beware: they carry the same risks and responsibilities as any other credit card.
Although overall customer satisfaction with the investment services of banks and securities companies is low, financial institutions have the opportunity to increase investments of individual investors by focusing on satisfaction improvements, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2012 Japan Investor Satisfaction StudySM released today.
Satisfaction with automotive finance providers is significantly higher among dealers who have a preferred relationship with their lender, which is driven by a higher number of automated approvals, faster funding, more interactions with their sales representative and a perceived increase in the flexibility of the lender's buying policy, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Dealer Financing Satisfaction StudySM released today.
It appears that the combination of private and public sector loan modification and refinancing programs has helped reduce the number of delinquent mortgages from last year.
Overall customer satisfaction with Canadian retail banks has declined from 2011, according to the recently released J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Canadian Retail Banking Customer Satisfaction Study.SM
Historically low interest rates, combined with proprietary and government loan modification programs, have helped reduce the number of homeowners in distress, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Primary Mortgage Servicer Satisfaction StudySM released today.
Overall customer satisfaction with the Big 51 and mid banks in Canada has declined this year, due largely to a decline in fee satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Canadian Retail Banking Customer Satisfaction StudySM released today.
Customer satisfaction with retail banks in China improves in 2012 due to
significant increases in satisfaction with fees and problem resolution,
according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2012 China Retail Banking
Overall customer satisfaction with self-directed investment services firms rose by about one-half of one percent in 2012, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study.