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Costco Strikes Credit Card Deal with Citi, Visa

Filed under: Retail, Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Shopping, This Built America Rick Bowmer/AP NEW YORK -- Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMar 2nd, 2015

Loan-Shopping Tips for Subprime Borrowers

Borrowers with low credit scores can find auto loans, credit cards and personal loans, but they need to shop carefully......»»

Category: blogSource: totalreturnFeb 18th, 2015

5 Romantic Ways to Have a Fun Yet Frugal Valentine"s Day

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Marriage Jupiterimages By AJ Smith If you have a significant other, you know Valentine's Day can be stressful and expensive. From cards and gifts to flowers and dinners, your wallet can face a hit worse than during the hol.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceFeb 13th, 2015

Holiday shopping deals still not over

Gift cards, excess inventory mean major discounts and money to spend.         Gift cards, excess inventory mean major discounts and money to spend.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 31st, 2014

Weak rouble rebounds, but Russians keep up seasonal spending spree

Despite an ongoing currency crisis, Russians crowd shopping malls in the capital for some last-minute holiday shopping. Nathan Frandino reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 26th, 2014

Last U.S. holiday shopping weekend off to solid start

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shoppers filled up malls and department stores on the last weekend before Christmas, as the weather cooperated to help raise the prospect of a solid finish to a holiday season that has so far produced mixed results......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2014

The Easy, Quick 20-Cent Greeting Card (for Christmas, Too)

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Saving Image Source By Karla Bowsher My mom taught me to buy greeting cards at the dollar store. She says she refuses to pay a threefold markup for a Hallmark logo when it's the thought that counts. And most people toss ca.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceDec 14th, 2014

Now Might Not Be A Bad Time To Invest In Shopping Malls

Foot traffic and retail sales are declining at U.S. shopping malls, and the reason is no surprise: the relentless rise of online retail. Yet Credit Suisse still expects real estate investment trusts focused on malls to perform quite well. A paradox? Not q.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2014

Americans get ready to snap up Cyber Monday deals after long shopping weekend

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 30th, 2014

"Tis The Season for Credit Card Warnings

Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Credit Repair, Spending, Financial Education arek_malang/Shutterstock It's that time of year: pull out the gloves and winter coat, plan your holiday get-togethers with family and friends, and heed the warnings.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceNov 19th, 2014

How to Avoid Gift Card Fraud This Holiday Season

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Personal Finance, Consumer Issues, Financial Education Getty Images By Susan Johnston ​Gift cards will be the most requested gift this holiday season for the eighth consecutive year, the National Retail Federation rep.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceNov 19th, 2014

IS SEOUL’S RETAIL SCENE BENEFITING FROM HONG KONG’S TROUBLES?

In China, Golden Week is a national holiday that starts on Oct. 1 and propels lots of mainlanders into Hong Kong’s shopping malls. However, pro-democracy protests have paralyzed traffic and the stores are feeling the pinch. Where is the next hot retail .....»»

Category: topSource: alphanowOct 11th, 2014

Why Home Depot"s Hack Isn"t Like Target"s

Filed under: Identity Theft, Retail, Credit Cards, Shopping, Security Elise Amendola/AP By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK -- Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of custo.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceSep 11th, 2014

Home Depot Said to Contact Secret Service Over Alleged Breach

Filed under: Identity Theft, Retail, Credit Cards, Shopping, Security Judith Collins/Alamy By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON - Home improvement giant Home Depot (HD) has been in contact with the U.S. Secret Service about an alleged major breach of customer a.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceSep 4th, 2014

Alfred Taubman, Inventor of Indoor Shopping Malls, Dies at 91

He capitalized on the trend of Americans moving to the suburbs in the 1950s Alfred Taubman, a real estate developer who invented the concept of indoor suburban shopping malls, has died at 91. His son, Robert Taubman, the chairman of his father’s.....»»

Category: topSource: time13 hr. 6 min. ago

Credit cards: 3 you can close, 1 you shouldn"t

Closing unused credit cards may sound like a good idea, but could hurt your credit score.         Closing unused credit cards may sound like a good idea, but could hurt your credit score.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday16 hr. 32 min. ago

Shopping Mall Billionaire, Philanthropist Alfred Taubman Dies At Age 91

Alfred Taubman, who made a fortune in malls and once owned auction house Sotheby's, once spent 9 months in jail for his role in a price-fixing scandal that rocked the art world. Alfred Taubman, who made a fortune in malls and once owned auction hous.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes18 hr. 6 min. ago

Why Airline Co-Branded Credit Cards Are So Valuable For Their Partners

Carriers love to offer credit cards, and issuers are hungry to finance them. Here are the reasons for that......»»

Category: topSource: fool20 hr. 32 min. ago

Coin, the universal credit card, finally ships

The crowd-funded universal credit card finally becomes available. When Coin debuted two years ago, it promised to streamline your wallet by putting all of your credit cards, debit cards and gift cards on a single credit card-like device. After shipmen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 17th, 2015

GE spinoff Synchrony Financial is still trying to stand on its own

For more than 80 years, Synchrony was tethered to GE, its roots beginning during the Great Depression as a credit lender for customers of GE appliances. Over the years, the company has become the largest provider of private label credit cards. Its latest .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2015