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Credit Card Rep Sent This Customer The Sweetest Surprise Post-Breakup

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.16.2016 | Divorce

Fairy godmothers do exist in real life: Just ask 36-year-old Pittsburgh resident Christina Grady. When her fiancé called off their engagement six wee...

Mindful Consumerism

Ira Israel | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics
Ira Israel

"Go shopping." ~ President George W. Bush shortly after 9/11 "Finance has increasingly made us creatures of time." ~ William N. Goetzmann, "Money Cha...

Are Banks Open on Memorial Day 2016?

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business

By Andrew Lisa, Contributor Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day -- which traces back to the Civil War -- is a day of remembrance of those ...

10 Best Checking Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist If all your checking account has done for you lately is charge you fees to store your money, then it's time to move ...

March Madness Marketing: Another Slam Dunk for the NCAA in 2016

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Although it is a non-profit organization, the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) continues to do a brilliant job of marketing its March Madness men's college basketball tournament, which is celebrating its 78th year in 2016.

From the Tank to the Bank: 5 Small Business Trends You Need to Know Right Now

Janice Celeste | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Janice Celeste

I recently had the opportunity to interview Daymond John, from the hit television show, Shark Tank and Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking at Capital One about business trends for 2016. There are several opportunities that stand out this year for entrepreneurs to capitalize and grow their businesses.

What's This Surprise Charge on My Capital One Card?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Christopher Elliott

If you didn't use your credit card in that store, it's probably fraudulent.


Deborah De Santis | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

There are solutions to many of the challenges facing our society today. This isn't just New Year's optimism; it comes from what I see every day. My faith in supportive housing stems from proof that it solves some of the toughest issues and the promising results springing from its many applications.

The 31 Best Banks of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business

By Valencia Higuera, Contributor Choosing your next bank is one of the most important financial decisions you'll ever make, but the search can be tim...

Banks Open on New Year's Eve 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business

By Valencia Higuera, Contributor For many people, New Year's Eve is all about partying and celebrating the beginning of a new year. However, you can...

Millennials Want to Pay By Tech

Robin Raskin | Posted 10.23.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

My son and I live on different planets where money is concerned. He's happy to snap a picture of his paycheck and deposit it using his iPhone; I still have my checkbook, and even use it once in a while.

The Best Free Checking Accounts

MoneyTips | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business

We hear ads for free or no-fee checking all the time, but are these accounts really free? There are four different account components to consider.

5 Best Credit Cards for New Grads

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 07.21.2016 | College
Shannah L. Compton

When you toss your cap in the air on graduation day, the world feels like it is at your feet. You're ready to enter adulthood armed with a degree from college, you've got a few job prospects and life feels pretty sweet. That's until you go to buy your first car and realize that the one thing you didn't do in college was build yourself a solid credit record.

Digital Skills Urgently Needed to Bridge Digital Literacy Gap

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Lisa Chau

Digital technology has changed our world for the better, but the innovation that helps some rise also threatens to leave millions behind. As technology transforms our economy at a blinding pace, more and more people are being locked out of a job market increasingly dominated by the demand for computer skills.

2015 Travel Rewards Credit Card Analysis Results | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel

Earning points and miles with a travel rewards credit card can be confusing. How can you know how much these rewards are actually worth? We've decided to take the guessing out of travel rewards by investigating the value of major travel rewards cards.

Women in Business Q&A: Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking, Capital One

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the Head of Capital One's Spark Business banking line of business, Keri Gohman leads an organization that serves the more than 50 percent of Americ...

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When You Purchase an eVisa

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 03.11.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

Comments under the recent article about my trip to Bahrain and Abu Dhabi alerted me that I had severely overpaid for my Bahrain eVisa. The $170 fee se...

4 Reasons Why Your Banking Relationship Is About to Significantly Change

Gene Marks | Posted 08.25.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The banking industry is undergoing an enormous change. And, whether you like it or not, your business is stuck in the middle of it. Your paper checks are slowly disappearing in lieu of electronic payments.

Finding Our Way Out of the Woods

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.06.2014 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

With all the new opportunities brought on by better education, technology, availability of data and women's growing power in all sectors, why are millions of women still stuck not making enough money?

Pull Up and Lean In, Ladies!

Nell Merlino | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

It appears that our ability to do pull-ups and to "lean in" to our careers are part of the next phase of the working women's movement.

The Business Case for Pro Bono: Psychoanalyzing Capital One's Core Engagement Strategy

Aaron Hurst | Posted 04.10.2013 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Would-be psychotherapist Carolyn Berkowitz helps drive the CSR field from the helm of Capital One Foundation. I met with her recently and had the chance to discuss her own career path and how the business value of pro bono service has made it a core strategy.

Gerry Smith

How Banks Are Outsourcing Their Defense Against Cyber Attacks | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Technology

For weeks, hackers have attacked many of the country's largest banks, disrupting their websites and frustrating customers who have been unable to acce...

2013 -- The Year of the Consumer

Bill Bartmann | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Bill Bartmann

There is a new sheriff in town and he carries a big stick. The sheriff's name is Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and he is going to shake things up.

Deck the Malls: The 4 Best Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.21.2013 | Money
Curtis Arnold

These four rewards credit cards offer special deals and promotions that can help you stretch your budget, eliminate interest payments and even score you exclusive access to unique holiday experiences.

Catherine New

Post-Sandy Borrowers Face Uncertain Credit Help Due To Bank's Murky Policies | Catherine New | Posted 11.14.2012 | Money

Karen Sposato is one of the lucky homeowners in Breezy Point, N.Y., a community ravaged by Hurricane Sandy and the devastating fires that followed -- ...