June 2013

Fueling the Economy

Much more than a convenient form of payment, credit cards play a valuable role in the U.S. economy. From boosting GDP to creating efficiencies for businesses, in this issue of The Credit Line we explore all of the ways in which credit cards contribute to economic growth and job creation. Plus we share some original polling on consumer use of credit cards and provide aspiring small business owners with resources to help secure the financial capital they need to get their business off the ground.

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  • January 2015
    Credit Scores & Reports
    • Credit reports and scores are useful tools for consumers and lenders. Learn more about the importance of accurate information here.

  • December 2014
    Future Payments
    • Credit Card Companies are innovating convenient and secure ways to pay.

  • July 2014
    Banking on Secure Data
    • Credit card companies make sure your data is protected.

  • March 2014
    Prepaid Primer
    • Prepaid cards are a convenient financial tool growing in popularity. Learn how they work.

  • November 2013
    Changes in the Credit Card Marketplace
    • There have been important changes in the credit card marketplace recently. Find out more here.

  • April 2013
    Security + Safety
    • Issuers have invested billions to ensure customer data is secure. See what steps they’re taking to protect you.

  • March 2013
    Journey of the Payment Process
    • Want to know what happens when you make credit card purchase? We bring you the journey of the payment process.

  • February 2013
    Super Bowl Showcase
    • Like Super Bowl ads? We have them! Plus, we feature Visa’s Financial Football program and other financial literacy programs.

  • January 2013
    2013 Outlook
    • Want to know what the future holds for the payments industry? We have the inside line of what to expect in 2013 and beyond.

  • December 2012
    Reaping the Rewards
    • Research shows rewards cards aren’t just for the rich. Get tips so you can reap the rewards.

  • November 2012
    Committed to Satisfaction
    • Satisfaction with cards is up, but don’t take our word for it. JD Power and the CFPB weigh in.