John Caroll: CreditLand's Contributor

Advertising Disclosure is an independent, advertising-supported web site. receives compensation from many credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

John Caroll

John Caroll has been writing for since July 2011
Total Number of Posts: 12
Latest John Caroll's News
Credit Card Spending Declines as Non-Revolving Borrowing Rises

Posted: September 13, 2011

After two months of increased credit card spending, consumers are pulling in the reins once again. According to data from the Federal Reserve, credit card spending decreased by $3.44 billion during the month of July. It is now 17.2 percent lower than it was... Continue reading

Congress Investigates Identity Theft

Posted: September 07, 2011

The House of Representatives heard testimony from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Friday that a critical component of their consumer protection mission is to protect consumers -- especially children -- from identity theft. The FTC informed the House... Continue reading

Michigan Students/Alumni Give Back With Credit Cards

Posted: September 04, 2011

Thanks to branded credit cards, Michigan universities and alumni associations made $2.7 million in commissions and royalties. These special cards have not been banned under the tightly regulated rules on marketing to students. These cards generally offer... Continue reading

Security Flaw Found in Chase/BOA Credit Cards

Posted: August 26, 2011

A disturbing security loophole has been found in the 24-hour automated telephone account information systems used for both the Chase and Bank of America credit cards. According to Boston consumer advocate Edgar Dworsky, these systems are easily vulnerable to... Continue reading

Capital One Offers Cash Back to Business Owners

Posted: August 22, 2011

A new offering by Capital One, called the Capital One Business No Hassle Cash Premier credit card, will allow business owners to receive 2% cash back on purchases. Cap One has also taken a lot of the complexities out of the rules of the card, making it easier... Continue reading

Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
Other Writers:
Elizabeth Nelson
Elizabeth Nelson is a contributing writer at She has been writing for since July 2012.
More Info about Elizabeth Nelson