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Walmart's Latest Move

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores and American Express are teaming up on a reloadable prepaid card for shoppers. The two companies said Monday ...

Frontal Assault on the Big Banks?

Mike Lux | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

While I would have preferred the first legal action taken by the securities fraud task force to have involved a perp walk, the strategy N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pursuing is an interesting one that has some promise.

AmEx To Issue $85 Million In Refunds

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 12.01.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- American Express Co. is paying $112.5 million in refunds and fines to settle regulators' accusations that it charged unlawful late fees ...

The Exclusive World Of High-End Credit Cards

The New York Times | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

High-end services and lavish benefits are the weapons of choice of marketers hoping to attract ultra-high-net-worth individuals to their products. ...

Catherine New

And The Number One Credit Card Is...

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 08.23.2012 | Money

People are not leaving home without it. American Express continues to be the best credit card for consumer satisfaction for the sixth straight year, a...

No Marketing Budget? No Problem

Jim Bush | Posted 08.23.2012 | Small Business
Jim Bush

These are just a few of the ways you can tap into the unprecedented power of today's customer and help them become your strongest supporters without spending an extra dime on traditional marketing.

Predicting the Future: Google, the Census and Leslie Bradshaw on Why Women Are Taking Over

Ellie Cachette | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Ellie Cachette

I have been sitting down with several executive and entrepreneurial women to ask what they see as the driving force behind the movement behind the rise of women entrepreneurs

New Yorkers Still Benefit From Hosting Democratic Convention 20 Years Ago

Henry Miller | Posted 10.21.2012 | New York
Henry Miller

New York's hosting of the 1992 Democratic National Convention -- and the promotional events that it created -- has generated billions of dollars for the city's economy over the past 20 years, and continues to do so.

What Mobile Payments Can Learn From 'The Newsroom'

Alistair Goodman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Money
Alistair Goodman

Over the past few months, a dizzying array of announcements about mobile wallets have been made leaving many industry insiders scratching their heads as to how, and more importantly when, the benefits will extend to the consumer.

5 Credit Cards to Turn Your Wallet Into a Workhorse

Curtis Arnold | Posted 10.07.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Our survey of the market's best cash-back credit cards reminds us that you can earn some significant rebates, just by focusing your spending through the right account.

Catherine New

New Scrutiny For Credit Card Companies Selling Useless Add-Ons

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 08.06.2012 | Money

The nation's biggest credit card companies are under increasing pressure to stop selling add-on credit card products to customers who don't really nee...

6 Luxury Credit Card Perks

Curtis Arnold | Posted 09.22.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Sign-up bonuses and rewards points aren't the only ways today's best credit cards pay for themselves. Customers who qualify for "elite" or "signature" credit cards often earn extra perks that can save time while eliminating common expenses.

(Video) American Express "Unstaged" Online Video Live Concerts Drive Card Growth, Digitas' Beeching

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- Branded entertainment is driving customer acquisition for American Express via its Unstaged concert series, says Mark Beeching, Worldwide...

Suspect In Robyn Gardner's Disappearance Sues For $3.5 Million Insurance Claim

Posted 06.20.2012 | Crime

The lone suspect in a Maryland woman's disappearance in Aruba is trying to get $3.5 million for the insurance policy he took out on her shortly before...

Catherine New

CFPB Looks To Make Rules For Prepaid Cards

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

The government's top consumer sheriff wants to rein in the Wild West of prepaid cards, even as some of the biggest players in the financial industry m...

Farmville Gets An Amex Card

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

American Express is willing to farm for money. On Tuesday, the financial services company announced the launch of a new FarmVille-branded prepaid ...

How Facebook, Twitter Make You Spend More: Study

Loren Berlin | Posted 05.03.2012 | Money

Are you a social media fiend? More inclined to tweet or post to Facebook than pick up the phone or shoot off an email? If so, you may also be a bit of...

The Prepaid Debit Card Comes of Age

Curtis Arnold | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Debit cards have also sprouted in the wallets of young Americans. Unable to get credit cards until age 21, more Generation Y consumers rely on debit cards for routine money management.

Edward Burns' Inspiration For 'Brothers McMullen 2'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Audiences are used to seeing sequels to big-budget Hollywood blockbusters like "The Dark Knight," but are continuations of indie films the next trend?...

The 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Companies In America

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.26.2012 | Small Business

It's not a man's world anymore. Women-owned businesses account for nearly 30 percent of all companies in the U.S. and aren't slowing down, according t...

Behind The Scenes At An American Express Call Center

Fortune | Geoff Colvin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Money

FORTUNE -- Call-center customer service has become a finely honed discipline, but usually it seems honed to cut time: The agent is superficially frien...

Alice Hines

We Will Not Be Shamed Into Paying Taxes!

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Terrence Revere recently discovered that he is part of a notorious group that includes hip-hop star Damon Dash and financial institutions American Exp...

12 Companies Getting Local Right For Small Businesses

venturebeat.com | Posted 06.16.2012 | Small Business

I've spent much of the last year talking about how the sites small businesses rely on to advertise and promote themselves -- think Yelp and Groupon ...

Buffett 2, Goldman 0

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett always seems to be one step ahead. Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has recently come out looking like a major wi...

How Not To Break Up With A Credit Card

Catherine New | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money
Catherine New

Like Suze Orman says, for some people having a credit card handy is like having an open bottle of booze for an alcoholic. You just can't leave it alone. I like to think I have more self-restraint than Lindsay Lohan at an open bar, but could I trust myself with an extra credit card?