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Cost Of Attending A Wedding Rising

According to American Express, people are spending 10 percent more to attend a wedding this year compared to last year.

05/02/2014

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Tips For Shoppers Using Credit Cards In The Twittersphere

Your payment options now include Twitter if you are an American Express Card Holder.

02/24/2013

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BLOG: New Check-Out Fees For Credit Cards

By Jim Donovan: Do you like to charge things on your credit card? Well depending on where you shop, now it may cost you! Beginning Sunday, January 27th, merchants who accept MasterCard and Visa are […]

01/28/2013

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BLOG: Credit Card Refunds Start To Go Out

By Jim Donovan: Six million Discover, American Express and Capital One customers are getting refunds. Are you one of them? The three credit card companies are paying back customers a total of $435 million because […]

12/19/2012

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Small Business Saturday Celebrated Throughout The Area

An effort to support local business took place Saturday all throughout the city.

11/24/2012

Small Business Saturday

Support Local Shops For Small Business Saturday

For the third year in a row, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, coined Small Business Saturday by American Express, is dedicated to the mom and pop businesses in the area and across the country.

11/24/2012

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American Express to Refund $85 Million for Illegal Practices

By Jim Donovan: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced an enforcement action with orders requiring three American Express subsidiaries to refund an estimated $85 million to approximately 250,000 customers for illegal card practices. […]

10/03/2012

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‘Discover’ Agrees to $200M Repayment To Settle Sales Tactics Complaint

“Debt protection” is an insurance offered by some credit card companies. If, for example, you lose your job or have a health problem and can’t make your minimum payment, they’ll cover it — for a fee.

09/24/2012

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NJ Committee Advances Bill To Stop Christie Plan To Seize Unused Gift Card Value

A New Jersey Senate committee has cleared a measure that would halt a plan by the Christie Administration to seize the unused value of gift cards two years after their purchase, a plan that is forcing the issuers of some of those cards to stop doing business in the Garden State.

05/18/2012

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College Kids And Credit Cards

When it comes to credit cards, Isn’t it amazing that a parent’s definition of ‘emergency’ means life threatening; to kids it means low prices on new releases. So are parents liable for an enormous bill rung up by their minor child?

05/04/2012

3 On Your Side: Best Ways To Save On Gas

Week after week, month after month, drivers have been feeling pain at the pump. Spring is usually a time where we get some relief from high gas prices, but not this year. And who knows what the summer will hold!

04/26/2012

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AmEx Pulls Gift Cards From NJ Over Proposed Un-Redeemed Value Law

The fact that American Express has decided to stop selling its gift cards at New Jersey retail stores is the latest salvo in an ongoing battle over what happens to un-redeemed card values.

04/03/2012

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BLOG:Fedex Gives Away $25 Amex Gift Cards Today

By Jim Donovan: As the premier sponsor in the “Shop Small Gift Card” program, FedEx today will give away for free 30,000 Shop-Small American Express gift cards, each worth $25, to consumers through a Facebook […]

11/01/2011

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Montgomery Co. Family Nearly Loses Thousands In Identity Theft

Police in Montgomery County say an ID theft investigation uncovered thieves racking up thousands of dollars in charges at a furniture store, a chain they may have hit before.

12/10/2010

Shoppers Support Local Stores On Small Business Saturday

Black Friday is history, and small business owners hope holiday shoppers turn their attention away from the big box retailers and pick up some gifts at mom and pop shops for small business Saturday.

11/27/2010

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