English Library: Credit Cards

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Understanding Debit Cards

Library: English | Understanding Debit Cards: Plastic with a difference

Debit cards look similar to credit cards, but they work differently. This publication explains how they work, what consumer protections exist and how cardholders can address problems with billing and unauthorized use.

Category: Banking Credit Credit Cards Money Management on Apr 01, 2008

 
Building or Repairing Your Credit with a Secured Credit Card

Library: English | Building or Repairing Your Credit with a Secured Credit Card

Even people with damaged credit may be able to obtain a secured credit card by depositing money in a savings account. This booklet explains what to look for when shopping for a secured credit card-and what to avoid.

Category: Credit Credit Cards on Oct 22, 2002

 
Questions & Answers About Secured Credit Cards

Library: English | Questions & Answers About Secured Credit Cards

This booklet gives in-depth background about secured credit cards, including how to find cards, features to avoid, costs and fees and how to successfully graduate to an unsecured credit card.

Category: Credit Credit Cards on Oct 12, 2002

 
Keeping Your Bank & Credit Card Accounts Safe from Fraud

Library: English | Keeping Your Bank & Credit Card Accounts Safe from Fraud: A manual for community-based organizations

A manual designed to help staff members of community-based organizations educate their clients about avoiding fraud in banking and credit card transactions. Topics covered include banking on the Internet, avoiding financial scams, identity theft and using ATMs. Includes resources for victims of fraud.

Category: Credit Credit Cards Fraud/Scams on Dec 27, 2001

 
Preventing Credit Card Fraud

Library: English | Preventing Credit Card Fraud: Learn how to protect yourself

A brochure that describes how crooks steal and use credit cards and card numbers, and also describes how to protect your card and what to do if your card has been stolen.

Category: Credit Credit Cards Fraud/Scams on Dec 27, 2000

 
Understanding Credit Card Costs

Library: English | Understanding Credit Card Costs: Tips on Reducing Finance Charges

An illustrated fact sheet that explains how finance charges for credit cards are calculated, and shows how to reduce the cost of using credit cards. Includes a glossary of financial terms relating to credit cards.

Category: Credit Credit Cards on Dec 27, 1996

 
 

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