Tag: credit card

PayPal Credit

I’ve just received an email from those fine people at PayPal. Apparently PayPal Credit, a new payment option, is now available. PayPal Credit is a new service that enables you to make the most of your PayPal account. It works

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Whiteknights FC has become an iZettler

Whiteknights Football Club has been delivering youth football in Reading since 1986 and is and FA Charter Status club. We have over 150 players and the club has always been run and administered by volunteers. Collecting payments and subscriptions from busy parents

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Is it the end of the line for cash?

Cashless societies could become the norm but much will depend on consumer confidence in the available options and the level of security. Getting rid of cash has long been on the agenda of credit card providers, which trade on the

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What’s 1966 famous for?

England winning the World Cup? Well I guess so, but it was also the year that the first credit card in the UK was issued by Barclaycard. And who launched the first telephone banking system in the UK and in what year? Girobank in 1980. These

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Barclaycard meets social networking

I guess it is an age thing, but I was surprised to see a Barclaycard running on the MasterCard network. In my day Barclaycard seemed to become Visa and Access became MasterCard (I do know that it wasn’t quite like that!). Anyway,

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OFT orders banks to be clear on holiday money charges

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) told the banking industry to make charges for overseas transactions more easily understood by improving credit card summary box information and by revamping websites so that customers will be able to see, at a

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Credit card debt could decline as people try to take control of finances

The number of people facing debt problems because of overspending on a credit card may decline as consumers are turning to debit and prepaid cards instead. According to Kevin Harrington, managing director at Global Prepaid Exchange, which offers services to the industry,

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