The big business of credit cards on campus
News from Fox Business:

If you’re the parent of a student in college, you probably aren’t worrying too much about getting your son or daughter a new credit card. You have plenty of other things to worry about. Those pictures your son posts on Facebook, in which you hope, but rather doubt, that it’s grape soda in that wine glass. Wondering if your financial aid officer will consider bartering a semester of college for the Beanie Babies collection you invested in back in the 1990s.

Didn’t the CARD Act stop credit cards on campus?

Besides, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 means that anyone under the age of 21 can’t get their hands on a credit card unless they either have a co-signer (you), or prove that they have income. And universities aren’t allowed to market…………… continues on Fox Business

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Season credit card offers all about the bottom line
News from Sydney Morning Herald:

If the plan is to do a transfer of your credit card balance after Christmas, then make sure you choose a balance transfer offer that reverts to the purchase rate, not the cash advance rate. Photo: Ian Waldie

FINANCIAL institutions have emerged for this Christmas with some of the most aggressive credit card offers seen.

The standout offers include the Virgin Flyer credit card, which is offering zero per cent for six months on cash advances, balance transfers and purchases, says the personal-finance editor of comparison site, Jeremy Cabral.

The BankWest Breeze MasterCard has a low interest rate of 10.99 per cent a year and 10 per cent cashback on your festive spending at department and grocery stores and on eating out for three months.

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