It's true that they're still a big business -- business research firm The Tower Group says $60 billion in retailer gift cards will be bought this year -- but that's down $10 billion from 2007, and worry is spreading. You may . Published: December 11, 2008 Get credit card news Did you like this story? Then sign up for CreditCards.com's weekly e-newsletter for the latest news, advice, articles and tips. It's FREE. Once a week you will receive the top credit card industry news in your inbox.
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BBB warns public about potential credit damage from Texas-based company World Law Debt tells consumers it can reduce the amount Pary Spampanato of New Jersey signed on with World Law Debt hoping to consolidate debts she accumulated while being treated for a medical condition. “I was not able to pay off my credit cards,” she said. Promises unsecured debts can be paid off for pennies on the dollar. Your email address will not be published.
A May 2011 study conducted by Pew Charitable Trusts reviewed terms for the 12 largest banks issuing credit cards and the 12 largest credit union card issuers and found that credit unions offer more consumer-friendly terms. "A credit union isn't in business to make money, but they're not here to lose money either," says Mike Lanotti, general counsel for the New York Credit Union League. "If they feel that . Once a week you will receive the top credit card industry news in your inbox.
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