LAUNCH ALERT: MoneyCorp Prepaid Card Reviewed on Prepaid365

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

02.07.12 – The Moneycorp Explorer Prepaid Card was reviewed and launched on Prepaid365 in June this year and this spanking new travel card is already making headlines. One of the most innovative prepaid card launches within 2011, the Moneycorp prepaid card allows travellers to carry 14 currencies on the same card making it ideal for […]

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Cash Use Up As Consumers Try To Curb Credit Card Debt

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Consumers in the UK are using cash to pay for things, rather than a credit or debit card, in a bid to curb their spending as the double dip recession continues to bite. That is the finding from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), which has published its annual payments survey – looking at how Brits […]

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Contactless Credit Card Payment Limit Increased

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The payment limit for purchases made using a contactless debit or credit card has gone up from £15 to £20, it has been announced. This is the second time the payment limit for contactless cards has been increased, having gone up from £10 to £15 in 2010. Contactless cards work by allowing customers to pay […]

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Credit Card Lending Down In April 2012

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Credit card lending has fallen by its largest monthly amount in more than five years, figures released by the Bank of England have shown. The figures show that consumers are trying to pay down their debts in these economically challenging times, rather than borrow more money for the short term. The central bank’s figures show […]

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Sophisticated Scam Targeting Credit Card Users

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Credit card customers are at risk from a sophisticated scam that dupes them into handing over their cards and PIN, experts have warned. The scam has made fraudsters more than £1.5 million in the last two years, but police and the Payments Council are concerned at the speed at which it is growing. The sophisticated […]

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Credit Card Complaints Soared Last Year

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The number of credit card complaints soared last year to become the second-biggest cause of financial product dissatisfaction, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has said. The number of overall complaints to the financial watchdog increased by 25% last year, with more than 250,000 cases being dealt with. Complaints over payment protection insurance were top of […]

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More Customers Denied Refunds By Credit Card Companies

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shoppers attempting to claim money back from their credit card company, after receiving faulty goods, are increasingly being denied a refund by their card provider. The Financial Ombudsman Service, the independent watchdog for the finance industry, has said it handles as many as 100 complaints per week from customers who’ve been effectively ignored by their […]

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Fraudsters Capitalise On Credit Card Details Of The Deceased

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The identities of millions of deceased Americans are being used to apply for credit cards by criminals in the US, a study has found. Analysis of more than 100 million credit card applications in the first three months of last year, by risk management firm ID Analytics, has revealed that credit card fraudsters are using […]

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Credit Card Criminals Target Hospitality Industry

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The hospitality industry is being warned of a heightened danger of attack from cyber criminals, as a new type of malware targeted at hotels goes on sale on the black market. A shift in the focus of cybercriminals has been detected recently, as they target systems that store details of a higher number of credit […]

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Tweet to WIN a FREE Kalixa Prepaid Card and Spend Money Daily in April

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

NEW Competition: Tweet to WIN a FREE Kalixa Prepaid MasterCard and Spend Money – Daily Competition All you need to do to be entered into the daily prize draw is to follow a few simple steps Follow @Prepaid365 on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Prepaid365 Retweet our Tweet of the Day – “Follow @Prepaid365 & @kalixa_uk & RT […]

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