4.24.20 Unemployment payment mishaps; Google’s new ad policy; Credit card limits being cut; Banks approaching mortgage forbearance poorly

Some of the states are handling unemployment claims incredibly poorly. Clark talks about how Florida and Texas are having major issues disbursing those funds to people who have lost their jobs. Google is verifying ad buyers to prevent Covid scams. … Read more…

3.25.20 Specifics on relief bill; Talking to your credit card company; Healthcare exchanges reopening; Which companies are hiring

Clark discusses the stimulus bill deal that finally came together on Wednesday morning. It has not yet become law but some of the details of what this bill looks like have become clear. If you need relief from credit card … Read more…

Small business owners, this credit card’s new 100K-point welcome bonus is just for you

Chase’s Ink Business Preferred Credit Card, which is a card product for business owners, just launched a 100,000-point welcome bonus. In these uncertain times, with the coronavirus still spreading and so many small businesses seeing their revenue evaporate as customers … Read more…

Hospitals set up coronavirus tents, seek emergency credit and $100 billion in US aid as they face onslaught of cases

At Mount Sinai Health System’s Morningside hospital in New York City, the number of coronavirus patients at the 500-bed facility doubled in two days this week. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Limited-time offer: How to score 100k bonus points with this Marriott Bonvoy credit card

One of the big stories in the world of rewards credit cards in 2019 was Marriott’s rebranding of its loyalty program, which took the disparate Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards programs, and collected them under one unified … Read more…

Apple Card is just ‘another credit card with a few innovative features,’ Russian bank exec says

Sberbank's David Rafalovsky said he challenges anyone "to give me an example of great ground-breaking innovation in consumer banking." World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

11.6.19 Credit score help for licensed professionals; Krispy Kreme follow-up; Cancelling subscriptions

Roughly 20% of American adults have no credit file at all. There’s not enough data to establish credit risk. Around 25% of American adults have low credit scores. That’s 45% total. Lenders use different strategies to figure out who among … Read more…

Man Uses Stolen Credit Card To Buy $3K Piece Of Pool Equipment

=auto” width=”640″ height=”395″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen=”” mozallowfullscreen=”” allowfullscreen=””] Investigators are looking for a man who may be part of a “ring of thieves” targeting small businesses in the Houston area. Click 2 Houston reports, surveillance cameras at a Pool Supply store captured … Read more…

Bank of America earnings’ jump, topping Wall Street estimates, as consumer credit improves

Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan, 59, has focused on cutting costs while looking for profit opportunities that fit his "responsible growth" mantra.  Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…