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The Morning Hustle

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Despite getting ahead during the pandemic, approximately 46% of Americans now carry credit card debt, owing an average of $6,093. As the cost of basic goods and services continues to rise, more people are being forced to use credit cards just to get by. And a looming recession promises to make it worse. Today’s interest […]

Image source: Getty Images It might, and for one big reason. Key points The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates to combat inflation. Since credit card interest rates are variable, you could end up spending more on your debt next year as a result of those Fed rate hikes. At this point, it’s really not […]

In Ceduna and South Australia’s far west more than 1,000 people who have been living on the cashless debit card since 2016 now have the option to throw it away.  Key points: The District Council of Ceduna has concerns over how the abolition will be handled An advocate says the key to reducing social problems […]

A reader — let’s identify him by his initials, A.R. — reached out to me seeking some debt payoff advice. He has already paid off about $10,000 in credit card debt by cutting his spending, and is paying considerably more than the monthly minimums. That’s great progress. But, unfortunately, he still owes a little more […]

(Photo : Unsplash/ naipo.de) Apple Pay Apple App Store users and other subscribers of Apple services like Apple Music in India had issues using their credit or debit cards. The users and subscribers now have to use India’s Unified Payments Interface or UPI, according to reports. Apple India Pushes for UPI Payments The new law […]

Upon paying off between $12,000 and $15,000 in credit card debt in 2019, Yamiesha Bell, a special education teacher in New York, didn’t break up with her credit cards. With goals to buy a car and a house, Bell hoped to preserve her credit history by keeping her cards open and active. “I needed to […]

Representational Image&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images Key Highlights The cyberfraud gang made Rs 21 crore transaction between October 2021 and January 2022 In order to dupe foreign nationals, gang members posed as call centre executives With the help of dark net, scamsters collected phone numbers and emails Hyderabad: In yet another inter-state fraud […]

SBI bank card to cost Rs 99+ for EMI purchases beginning Dec 1&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit score:&nbspGetty New Delhi: SBI bank card in its e-mail to its prospects has knowledgeable that processing charges of Rs 99 plus taxes will probably be levied on all EMI buy transactions with impact from Dec 1, 2021. The corporate will […]

When purchasing native, you could be warned by retailers that paying together with your card will lead to a further cost, which is supposed to make up for the processing payment that the shops are charged with every digital transaction. New Jersey is considered one of many states that allow institutions to go these charges […]

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