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a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered

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They do that by inserting a thumbnail size chip that sends an encrypted code when the card or keychain is held within two to three inches of a scanner, usually attached to the credit card swiper.
In the past, if you handed a waiter a maxed-out credit card, he'd come back and tell you your card was declined, and you'd have to pay in cash, with another credit card, or by doing the dishes.
Law enforcement reports, postarrest interviews, analysis of evidence obtained from search warrants, and intelligence gathering have made it possible to describe a typical health club credit card theft scenario.
In addition, the Federal Reserve's Division of Research and Statistics monitors certain trends in the credit card industry.
She currently has a single VISA credit card, a brand new 1999 Toyota Camry, and the beautiful home that she's always wanted in the King's Glen subdivision of Decatur--all at the prime interest rate.
The alumni association did not mass mail any credit card applications or marketing materials, but kept application forms in its office and mailed the forms to the one or two alumni who requested them.
To misquote Ross Perot, that sucking sound you hear each time you whip out your credit card is the sound of natural resources being converted into products.
The issue is the proper amortization period for qualified deferred credit card origination costs of cards with fees (including credit cards with fees waived for a limited time period) and without fees.
India and Indonesia reported major increases in mortgage applications, consumer loans, and credit card purchases in 2002.
The numbers include both revolving credit - such as credit cards - and nonrevolving credit, such as car loans and student loans.
Keep one major credit card such as Mastercard or Visa and a charge card such as American Express.
Approximately 124 million of the 193 million adults in the United States owned at least one credit card in 1994.