Credit card deal

What is a ‘good credit card deal?’ You must have heard people say ‘I got a good credit card deal’. So if you happen to be looking for a credit card at that moment, do you just go with what your friend has told you as a good credit card deal? Let’s check what one … Read more

Credit card

What is a Credit Card? Put simply, a credit card is just a small piece of plastic that easily fits in your wallet. Well, it’s not ‘just a piece of plastic’; it’s a very powerful piece of plastic which can be regarded as a compressed form of cash. We can define credit cards as a … Read more

Secured credit card

What do you mean by a ‘secured credit card’? Secured credit cards are another very popular breed of credit cards. Secured credit cards, as their name suggests, are secured. Well, they are secured for the credit card supplier, really. Secured credit cards require you to open an account with the credit card supplier and maintain … Read more

Accept credit card

“We accept credit cards” “We accept credit cards” is a statement that you must have come across multiple times at various shops, grocery stores and other merchant outlets. This statement is generally accompanied by a few stickers (Visa/Master card etc). Credit cards have transformed the businesses and our lives to a great extent. A few … Read more

UK credit card

UK credit cards and balance transfers Credit cards are pretty popular and in widespread use in UK. Credit cards are accepted at most shops and other merchant stores/outlets. As in the US, UK credit cards too are on offer from various banks and financial institutions. Again, UK credit cards too offer a number of benefits … Read more

The Credit Card – Quick History

Common enough today, a model of the credit card in it’s current form was first invented by a fiction writer in early 1887. Edward Bellamy, author of “Looking Backward”, mentions the credit card in the context of a utopian and socialist American society of the distant future. His hero falls into a hypnotic time traveling … Read more