A recent report from Javelin Strategy & Research found that credit card fraud has increased an alarming 87% since 2010 and accounted for a total loss of approximately $6 billion. Despite mounting evidence of this growing epidemic, loss as a result of credit card fraud has remained the proverbial elephant in the room for many businesses. … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Businesses Can Avoid Credit Card Fraud
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Provisions in the CARD Act protecting college students from credit card marketingThe first provision this article focuses on is the elimination of on campus promotions and giveaways.[xxxii] The CARD Act amended TILA to prevent credit card issuers from signing up college students in exchange for gifts or giveaways.[xxxiii] This exchange is defined in the federal regulation as an “Inducement.”[xxxiv] Inducement is “any tangible item to induce such student to apply for or open an open-end consumer credit plan offered by such card issuer or creditor, if such offer is made”[xxxv] There is concern that “tangible” is too narrow a definition, as credit card issuers can give reward points or discounts, and there is a call for broadening the definition.[xxxvi] As mentioned earlier, before the CARD Act, credit card issuers could give free t-shirts, pizza and other gifts at college campuses.[xxxvii] In order to clear up the ambiguity of … [Read more...] about Credit Card Marketing Geared Towards Students and the Policies to Address the Dilemma: Can More Be Done?
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Among the most pressing concerns of a hard Brexit is the impact on supplies of day-to-day goods. EU membership has allowed people and goods to flow freely across Britain’s frontiers for decades, but this convenience would end. Borders could be choked as comprehensive customs and immigration checks become necessary. Britain would be forced to fall back on World Trade Organization (WTO) rules—the basis on which countries trade if they have no free trade agreement between them. Under WTO terms, each nation has a list of goods for which they apply tariffs and quotas when dealing with trading partners, meaning in this case the U.K. would face more restrictions and added costs. … [Read more...] about When Is Brexit? UK Is Lurching Toward a No-Deal Nightmare
"Here at the mall, it has been remarkably slow to be honest," Kerri Sapp, senior manager of Deloitte, told CNBC Friday morning. Sapp was inside Lenox Square in Atlanta. She said shoppers were starting to file in "as they woke up," but there were no long lines, like many at big-box stores on Thanksgiving night. The longest line in the mall Black Friday morning was at a Starbucks coffee shop, she said. … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Day Deals Could Be Stealing Black Friday’s Thunder