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# credit-cards - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…

# credit-cards - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt

Central Banker Joe McNeill says that overall credit card debt is down since 2008, though the per-card average really hasn’t changed.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Visa card spending in Ireland up by 48pc last year

Irish people spent €13 billion on Visa cards last year, while the number of transactions on Visa cards grew by 76 per cent.

# credit-cards - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity

Comedian Bennett Arron had his identity stolen by a thief, who used it to run up 18 months’ worth of debt. Here he describes the experience…

# credit-cards - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

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Nine things to know this morning…

# credit-cards - Monday 15 August, 2011

Hundreds of Irish jobs at risk, as US bank plans to cut card business

Bank of America – which owns the MBNA credit card company – is dropping its credit card business, which employs 1,000 here.

# credit-cards - Friday 17 June, 2011

ATM fraud: five times more common now than in 2010

Gardaí confirm a continuing probe investigation into the illegal skimming – but can’t say which ATMs are affected.

# credit-cards - Friday 27 May, 2011

Google's new mobile payment system launches. Google is immediately sued by PayPal

Google Wallet will allow users to store credit card details on their phones and make payments with the touch of a button. However PayPal says the company stole ideas, and people, in order to develop the service.

# credit-cards - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Ireland drops its brand obsession as December retail sales tail off

Customers are no longer obsessed with labels as they leave the credit cards at home when shopping, says retailers’ association.