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- Cards well positioned for uncertain future. Donovan, Kevin // Asset Securitization Report;10/1/2001, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p18
Reports on the impact of economic downturn on the credit card sector. Reduction of credit card expenditures and delayed bill payments; Sufficiency of the enhancement levels on short-term downturn; Risks of the issuers on receivable pools.
- ISSUERS EXPAND CONCESSIONS FOR DEBT-STRAPPED CUSTOMERS. // CardLine;1/16/2009, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p11
The article reports that more credit card issuers are considering softening the terms of credit card loans for certain customers during the ongoing global financial crises. The nonprofit National Foundation for Credit Counseling, which provides services to approximately 2.5 million consumers in...
- Why Children's Museums are Booming in a Tight Economy. // Curriculum Review;May2011, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p3
The article discusses why children's museums are flourishing despite difficult financial conditions in the U.S. The article discusses how children's museums are attracting lower-income families in their communities by offering free or reduced ticket prices. The article cites the programs...
- KEITH CRAIN: Maybe our politicians will surprise us. // Crain's Detroit Business;5/9/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p8
This article asserts that this year it looks to all the world like there is going to be a pretty big battle to elect the next mayor of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is not alone in facing a serious budget crisis. Smaller cities in Michigan as well as major cities such as Pittsburgh, Buffalo and...
- EXTENDED FAMILY CARDS. Long, Crystal // Credit Union Management;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p55
Discusses the establishment of Family Account MasterCard, the program launched by Government Employees Credit Union of El Paso, Texas which allows cardholders to share part of their credit limit with other family members. Mechanism of the program; Credit options; Elements of the marketing campaign.
- How the Web Can Boost Debt Collections. Browning, Michael // Bank Technology News;Jun2005, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p55
This article focuses on usage of web in debt collection. Consumer bankruptcy filings increased to 1.625 million in 2003, up 5.5 percent from the previous year according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. At the same time, the government agency reported that average credit card and...
- Balance is key to averting Asian credit card turmoil. // MarketWatch: Financial Services;March 2004, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p26
Reports on the crisis in the credit card industry in Asia in 2004. Financial crises in South Korea; Risk assessment strategies by companies across Asia; Trends in pricing and card issuance; Improvement of credit quality; Economic indicators.
- Within Difficulty Lies Opportunity. Lime, Robert; Grund, John // Cards & Payments;Mar2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p48
The article reflects on the debate regarding whether the mortgage meltdown will affect the credit card industry in the U.S. The debate is said to be over but the effect of the credit crunch has spread and poses several challenges for credit card issuers. It has brought higher losses among the...
- Credit Card Issuers, Act Quickly. Schmitt, Ann // Cards & Payments;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p40
The article offers strategies on how the U.S. credit card issuers could maximize the performance of their card portfolios amidst the current financial crisis. One is to improve their account-management practices by analyzing cardholder and transaction behaviors. Another is to evaluate reward...