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At Capital One, easy credit and abundant lawsuits

A ProPublica analysis of state court filings reveals that Capital One sues its customers far more than any other bank. ... Read more»

New ‘Chip-and-PIN’ credit cards to change way consumers pay, businesses operate

By 2016, the estimated 167 million U.S. residents who have a credit card will receive new “EMV” or “chip-and-PIN” cards, which include embedded microchips, in the mail to beef up security.... Read more»

Experts: Social media use puts young people at risk for ID theft

A recent identity-theft seminar for students at Arizona State University’s West Campus left Jagar Carrillo concerned about social media use and other factors that can make younger people targets. He planned to check his credit score immediately.... Read more»

Few in Az compare offers when shopping for credit cards

Two-thirds of Arizonans don’t bother to comparison shop when looking at credit cards, which can saddle consumers with higher-than-necessary fees, interest rates and ultimately higher borrowing costs, according to a new report.... Read more»

BBB: Phishing scam calls seek credit card info

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is warning of phones calls coming from 718-683-3104, claiming there's a problem with the call recipient's credit card, and that action must be taken to keep the account open.... Read more»

Tucsonan's lawsuit claims years of unauthorized credit card charges

Here's a cautionary tale for those who don't check their bank statements every month: A Tucson man has filed a class-action lawsuit, alleging that his credit card was hit with an unauthorized charge every month for years.... Read more»

Debit card debate misses potential pro-consumer rules

Controversy over the Fed's proposed debit card regulations has largely focused on the proposed cap on interchange fees—the fees banks receive from merchants for processing debit transactions. But the interchange cap is only half of the story; some of the proposed rules could increase competition in a market dominated by Visa.... Read more»