5.12.20 New safety rules when traveling; Student loan forbearance affecting people’s credit

Airlines and airports are instituting safety requirements if you plan to travel in the near future. Student loan forbearance has been great for people with student loans. But some people are having their credit negatively affected. Not good. Learn more … Read more…

Barclays reports a 42% fall in profit and takes a $2.6 billion credit impairment charge on coronavirus

Barclays on Wednesday reported a 42% fall in first-quarter net profit year-on-year and took a £2.1 billion ($ 2.62 billion) credit impairment charge due to the coronavirus pandemic. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

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…

Credit Suisse income rises 75% from a year ago, but bank sets aside big coronavirus loss provision

The Swiss lender set aside 568 million Swiss francs for potential loan losses, mainly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and warned it expected “Covid-19-related uncertainty to persist.” International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … 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…

The Amex Platinum is the perfect credit card in almost any scenario, including emergencies

Emergencies, preparedness, uncertainty and the like are what’s on everybody’s mind right now thanks to the relentless spread and effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus. As all of us practice more social distancing and even quarantining, it might be increasingly less … Read more…

John Oliver Gives Laura Ingraham Credit For Seeing William Barr-Donald Trump “Rift” As A Ruse

John Oliver opened his seventh season of HBO’s Last Week Tonight by taking aim at the media hyping a potential rift between William Barr and Donald Trump, after the attorney general complained last week about the president’s tweeting about Justice … 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…

Consultant Linked to Surveillance of Former Credit Suisse Executive Reported Dead

A consultant who helped Credit Suisse hire investigators to trail the bank’s former wealth-management chief died in an apparent suicide last week, according to a lawyer in Switzerland. WSJ.com: Markets SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … 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…