Credit Cards News for February, 2011

Who needs a credit card, pay by iPhone!

The biggest change to the way we pay for cheap items since the invention of the credit card itself is on the way. ‘Contactless Payment’ via your credit card was hailed as “the new cash” but the technology will soon be here to enable you to settle small payments on the move with your mobile […]

23rd February 2011

Super-complaint over credit card surcharges

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to receive a super-complaint over the practice of retailers charging consumers for the privilege of using their credit card or debit cards to pay for goods and services, although it’s the means of payment that often costs the retailer the least to process. It appears that this sordid […]

11th February 2011

Credit Card Market Update

The effects of the Consumer Credit Directive (CCD) which became law on 1st February have now filtered down to the products offered by the credit card issuers, and to our comparison tables, so it’s time to review where this leaves the credit card user. Whilst the CCD changes seem to be viewed by the press […]

7th February 2011
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