English Library: Credit Cards

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

A consumer’s guide to ‘chip’ cards

Library: English | A consumer’s guide to ‘chip’ cards . This publication answers credit and debit card customers’ questions about why the transition to “smartcards" is taking place, how the checkout process will change, what consumer protections they will have and where to get more information about chip cards. Category: Credit Cards on Jul 28, 2015

 
Paying with Plastic or paper

Library: English | Paying with Plastic or paper A Consumer Action introduction to payment cards. This 2-page fact sheet explains the differences between credit, charge, debit, prepaid and gift cards. It can help you choose the best option for every transaction. Category: Credit Cards Prepaid Cards on Feb 10, 2014

 
On the Rebound: Post-recession Tips for Fostering Your Personal Economic Recovery

Library: English | On the Rebound: Post-recession Tips for Fostering Your Personal Economic Recovery . In response to a research report by Aite Group and Chase Blueprint®, Consumer Action offers practical tips to help consumers bounce back from a financial crisis, meet future financial challenges and stay on track for the long term. Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management on Sep 10, 2013

 
Credit card checkout fees

Library: English | Credit card checkout fees Consumer rights and retailer responsibilities. A recent court settlement between retailers and the payments industry allows retailers to pass their credit card acceptance costs onto consumers in the form of a new fee when consumers choose to pay with a credit card. Not all merchants will charge this fee so consumers should be aware that they can avoid it by shopping around. Category: Consumer Rights Credit Cards on Dec 13, 2012

 
Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Training Manual

Library: English | Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Training Manual . This training manual, written in question-and-answer format, will help give trainers the background they need to help participants understand how credit cards work and that the way they use credit cards can have an important impact on their overall credit. Category: Credit Cards on Feb 14, 2011

 
Credit Cards - What You Need To Know

Library: English | Credit Cards - What You Need To Know . Most people use credit cards—but do they know the terms of the agreement they have with their card issuer? This brochure is designed to help readers understand the different types of cards available; sort through offers to choose the card that's right for them; understand credit card terms and conditions, and avoid fees and penalty rates. Category: Credit Credit Cards on Oct 27, 2010

 
Families and Credit Cards Manual

Library: English | Families and Credit Cards Manual Questions and Answers about Credit for Young People. This backgrounder manual provides information about credit options for youth and helping young people understand the importance of good credit. Topics include credit cards, prepaid cards, adding cardholders to your credit card account, secondary cardholder policies, and payment options for kids while they're traveling. Category: Credit Cards Credit Reports Money Management Teens Managing Money on Oct 23, 2010

 
Families and Credit Cards - Training Guide

Library: English | Families and Credit Cards - Training Guide . This Training Guide is designed to help you help parents provide their children with a better understanding of how to use credit wisely and steer clear of credit trouble. Category: Credit Cards on May 13, 2010

 
Families and Credit Cards - Powerpoint Presentation

Library: English | Families and Credit Cards - Powerpoint Presentation . This 22 slide presentation will help trainers with access to PowerPoint projectors when they hold a training on the Families and Credit Cards project. You can download the Power Point slides from the Download field below. Category: Credit Cards on May 13, 2010

 
Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Powerpoint Presentation

Library: English | Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Powerpoint Presentation . This 64-slide presentation will help trainers with access to PowerPoint projectors when they hold a training on the credit card project. You can download the Power Point slides from the Download field below. Category: Credit Cards on May 13, 2010

 
 

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