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New Survey Reveals Staggering Number Of People Are Buying BitCoin On Their Credit Cards

A few weeks ago we presented anecdotal evidence from Joseph Borg, director of the Alabama Securities Commission, suggesting that people are taking out home e.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

People are Buying Bitcoin with Debit and Credit Cards

People are Buying Bitcoin with Debit and Credit Cards $BTCUSD Some people afraid of missing out on the Bitcoin Bull Run has underfunded investors placing bets on credit. The data sugg.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 11th, 2018

Way Too Many People Are Using Credit Cards to Buy Bitcoin

The bull market has blinded some buyers to high fees and leverage risk. A recent poll shows that nearly one.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 13th, 2018

Credit card companies thrive on people not redeeming their rewards — and a surprising number of people never do

Michael Steele/Getty ImagesUsing cash or debit cards to pay when you could be earning rewards points with a credit card means.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2017

This Is How Many People Say They"re Buying a Gun Because of the Election

A new survey reveals that Americans say they're putting most major purchases on hold. Except one......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 1st, 2016

This Week In Credit Card News: Scammers Target Online Shopping; Could Mobile Carriers Become Banks?

Credit Card Scammers Flock to Online Shopping Just like legitimate shoppers, criminals are buying more goods and services online with credit cards. The rate of online card fraud is rising sharply as a growing number of purchases take place on the internet.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

The Bitcoin Bubble Could Be a Billion-Dollar Problem for Banks

Bitcoin bets paid for with credit cards could be a problem for the largest credit card issuers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 18th, 2018

31 million people could still owe credit card debt when they die

Survey: 35% of U.S. adults with credit card debt said they do not think they will ever get out of debt......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2018

31 million people believe they'll still owe credit card debt when they die

Survey: 35% of U.S. adults with credit card de.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 13th, 2018

People thought millennials hated credit cards — then JPMorgan cracked the code with the Chase Sapphire Reserve (JPM)

Matt Cowan/Getty JPMorgan Ch.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 3rd, 2018

Americans have more credit cards - and more debt, says CFPB

Consumer confidence has a dark side - higher credit card debt across a large number of cards......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcDec 28th, 2017

Risks of investing in virtual currency such as bitcoin are very real

If you have a regular job, a mortgage, kids to put through college, credit card debt, a pitiful emergency fund and a lackluster retirement account, don’t even think about buying bitcoin......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 15th, 2017

Coinbase exchange at the heart of the bitcoin frenzy

The number of people with Coinbase accounts has gone from 5.5 million in January to 13.3 million at the end of November.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain - TechCrunch

TechCrunchPeople have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchainTechCrunchLaunched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethere.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2017

Survey Shows Millennials Are More Afraid Of Debt Than Death

Credit card debt is something that haunts the daily lives of many people. Whether it’s through choice or circumstance, millennials have managed to rack up over $800 billion in credit card debt, and tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 8th, 2017

Demonetisation effect: 48% switched from CoD to prepaid orders, says survey

Debit/credit cards emerged as the most preferred mode with 54 per cent respondents saying they paid using cards.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 8th, 2017

People Are Now Searching How to Buy Bitcoin More Than How to Buy Gold

The frenzy continues. More people are now searching online for how to buy bitcoin than they are expressing interest in buying gold, according to a new report. Per Bloomberg, the surge in the cryptocurrency’s attraction is co.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2017

Why this New York City preschool accepts bitcoin but doesn"t accept credit cards

Marco Ciocca is the co-founder and chairman of The Montessori Schools in Flatiron and Soho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 3rd, 2017

In Japan, the move from cash to plastic goes slowly

BIC CAMERA, a Japanese electronics retailer, accepts payments in so many ways that the list nearly obscures the till: credit, debit and pre-paid cards; mobile wallets; ApplePay and Alipay; and, in some stores since April, bitcoin too......»»

Category: topSource: economistNov 2nd, 2017

One year of demonetisation: Credit card usage up, outstanding surges 39%

Number of credit cards rose sharply from 26.39 million in August 2016 to 32.65 million in August 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

What Scares You the Most About Halloween — and Credit Cards?

While Halloween is not a holiday that drives a lot of consumer spending, its focus on things that are scary may be a natural segue into what people's biggest financial fears are......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 28th, 2017