BofA to Provide Simpler Credit Card Terms

Archive for November, 2009

BofA to Provide Simpler Credit Card Terms

In Advance of New Law, Bank Will Send 1-Page Letter to Cardholders Explaining Interest Rates, Fees (58 mins ago)

Understand nuances of home tax credit

Q: Can you please explain the home buyer tax credit? I understand it was recently extended and changed. (40 mins ago)

Top Ten: The week’s Top 10 videos on MarketWatch

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Nov. 23-27: (1 hour ago)

ING’s $11.2B Rights Issue Comes In at 52% Discount

ING may wish it chose a different day to raise cash as the Dutch bank’s $11.2 billion rights issue came in at a 52% discount Friday amid a plunge in global markets sparked by Dubai’s debt crisis. (31 mins ago)

PFS conference: ABI says insurers are failing to engage consumers

Speaking at the Personal Finance Society conference in London yesterday, ABI head of distribution policy Peter Jolly said life companies do not design products with consumers in mind and criticised the high levels of cost and complexity in the market. (16 mins ago)

Consumer groups spy ray of light in shock ruling over bank charges

Opponents of the banks reacted with dismay to a Supreme Court ruling today on overdraft fees but said it offered a “glimmer of hope” for customers facing the burden of charges. (31 mins ago)

Stock futures gain before economic data

Stock futures are little changed ahead of Tuesday’s opening as investors await a report that is expected to show the economic recovery in the third quarter was not as fast as estimated. (26 mins ago)

Futures Rally As Gold Climbs to New High

Stock futures were off to a strong start Monday morning as a weaker dollar helped lift the commodity markets. (2 hours ago)

Best deals might come before Black Friday

Given the growing number of distractions, it wouldn’t be a surprise if the “Black Friday” shopping spree the day after Thanksgiving fades to a shade of gray. (2 hours ago)

Unemployment aid may be extended for some Iowans

DES MOINES Additional emergency unemployment insurance benefits of up to 14 weeks may be available for some Iowans, the Iowa Workforce Development announced. (6 hours ago)