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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.
- 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...
- 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: A Winning Role for Every CPA. George, Carl // Practical Accountant;Jan2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p48
This article presents information on Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). The need for CPA intervention in the nation's growing financial literacy crisis has never been greater. More and more Americans are on a collision course with financial disasters. Americans are spending 1.22 dollar for...
- Debt load. // New Hampshire Business Review;8/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p4
The article reports that New Hampshire has the second highest median credit card debt per borrower in the U.S. A national study indicates that while many other fiscal factors indicate that state residents are in good financial state, higher credit card debt is an indication of an impending...