Posted: March 15, 2019
U.S. credit card debt has surpassed all previous years hitting a whopping $870 billion in December of last year. This upswing, which brought the level of consumer debt to its highest point to date, occurred when credit card balances went up by $26 billion. Continue reading
Posted: June 8, 2015
Across the board U.S payment cards of all kinds continue to be hot with consumers last year, according to a new study. But when push came to shove, credit cards outperformed debt and prepaid cards. Continue reading
Posted: June 2, 2015
Businesses owned by women are helping fuel the post-recession recovery with 30% of all endeavors in the U.S owned by women, according to American Express. Continue reading
Posted: May 26, 2015
The rate of credit card delinquency remained steady in the first quarter of 2015, while the average credit card balance declined year-over-year, from $5,168 in the first quarter of 2014 to $5,142 in the opening quarter of 2015. Continue reading
Posted: May 25, 2015
Summer is the traditional season for road trips and family vacations, and this year more folks than ever are shunning the skies in favor of hitting the highways. That doesn’t mean, however, that they will necessarily stay within their travel budgets. Continue reading
Posted: May 19, 2015
The verdict is in and convenience is king with business travelers, especially when it comes to getting the flights they want when they want them, according to new study by the Global Business Travel Association in partnership with American Express. Continue reading
Posted: May 7, 2015
Spring is traditionally the busiest season for buying a home, and this year looks to be even busier than usual, according to data from a recent Chase survey.
Posted: April 28, 2015
Saying yes to a wedding invite often means digging deep into your pocket. But more people are planning on doing just that this year compared to 2014, and they will be spending more on everything from wedding gifts to airfare to get to the venue.
Posted: April 16, 2015
Middle market companies are driving job growth with more than 50 million people on their payrolls and $6.2 trillion getting pumped into the economy from them, according to a new report by American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. Continue reading
Posted: April 14, 2015
Revenue is up and optimism is trending for small business owners and merchants, according to the newly-released ShopKeep Small Business Index. The data shows they are healthier and stronger than they have been in years. Continue reading
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