How do banks issue credit cards?

Answer Credit cards allow customers to access a pool of funds in order to purchase goods and services. Banks use a complex formula to determine whom to issue credit cards and how large the pool of funds s... Read More »

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How Do Banks Make Money from Credit Cards?

Like any other corporation, banks must generate revenue to keep in business. A bank does this, according to the Federal Trade Commission, by charging interchange and discount fees toward merchants ... Read More »

Does government and banks/credit cards share my private information amongst themselves?

Yes, they share info between them. Credit companies report to banks, telling them everything they wanna know- ur last know address, ur last known number- so the credit card company can now harass u... Read More »

Are gold credit cards better than regular credit cards?

On One Hand: Regular Cards Accept Lower RatingsRegular credit cards have higher credit limits than secured cards but often not as high as gold cards. Traditionally, you do not need to have as good... Read More »

The Similarities Between Islamic Credit Cards & Conventional Credit Cards?

The Koran, the holy scripture of Islam, forbids Muslims to charge interest. As with the Hebrew Scriptures, the Koran places lending in the category of charity, and so regards interest as a form of ... Read More »