Gas rebate credit cards (or even plain gasoline credit cards) are usually associated with a specific oil company or brand name. These include Marathon, Exxon-Mobil, Shell, and many others. Gas credit cards were helpful if you frequented only one gas sta
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Many people are out there today that want to get a credit card. This can be for several different reasons. Some people need a credit card to catch up on bills. Other people need a credit card so they don't have to carry a lot of cash on them. Some p Please click here to continue reading...
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* Related Definitions, Terms and Acronyms:
Smart card - any pocket-sized credit card or similar card with embedded integrated circuits.
Unsecured loan - a loan not guaranteed or protected as to payment, performance, or satisfaction by a security interest or by property given or pledged as security.
ARCO (Atlantic Richfield Company) - an American oil company. ARCO's pre-paid gift card, ARCO PayPass, is being phased out. Its replacement will be the BP Cash Card used at BP and Amoco stations.
How to restrict companies from accessing your credit history - a consumer may elect to have the consumerís name and address excluded from any list provided by a consumer reporting agency in connection with a credit or insurance transaction that is not initiated by the consumer (such as pre-approved credit card solicitations), by notifying the agency that the consumer does not consent to any use of a consumer report relating to the consumer in connection with any credit or insurance transaction that is not initiated by the consumer.
Simple interest - interest that accrues linearly, growing by a certain fraction of the principal over equally-spaced time periods for the life of the loan.