Tagged: credit cards

After Target Heist, Credit Cards Set for an Overhaul

by Luke Jones 1/27/2014 12:00 am

The heavily publicized theft of credit card data from Target servers in November has highlighted a glaring issue that Arkansas banks and retailers must soon address: Our plastic technology is obsolete.

Here's How Arkansas' Credit Card Shopping Stacks Up Against Nation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Most Arkansans, like most Americans, fail to do much research when seeking credit cards, according to a report released earlier this year.

Bank of Little Rock Teams Up with Kasasa To Offer Interest on Checking

by Jan Cottingham 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Kasasa helps those financial institutions institute rewards programs in which customers could earn interest on their free accounts or other incentives, including cash back and iTunes downloads. The program can be found in at least 39 states.

Simmons First National Bank Considers Cash-Back Card

by Gwen Moritz 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Simmons First National Bank has been a national player in the credit card market for decades. Credit cards have remained a profitable line of business even though the Pine Bluff bank has resisted the kind of changes that other issuers have embraced.

Relaxed Standards for Credit Cards Mean New Offers for Consumers

by Gwen Moritz 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Experts say the stepped-up marketing of credit cards, especially by the big players, signals the end of the most generous offers, which were being made to the most credit-worthy borrowers as credit card issuers continue to rebuild the business that was damaged during the recession.

Ready, Set, Swipe: A 3-Step Plan to Teach Kids About Credit

by Lela Davidson 5/1/2012 12:00 am

It can be difficult to explain the abstract concept of credit to children, but investing in concrete lessons while they’re young can pay off later. Luckily, parents have tools to help not only teach those skills, but also allow kids to practice money management. Here’s a three-step plan to teach important financial lessons in a safe environment before your kids face real interest rates and late fees.

Possible Breach of Credit at Two Dixie Cafe Locations

by Karen Martin 6/10/2010 4:20 pm

A security statement has been issued by CEO Alan Roberts of Dixie Restaurants, which was contacted in regard to a potential breach of credit and debit card information at two Dixie Cafe locations in Little Rock and Hot Springs.