How many credit card transactions per year in the US?


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2009-05-18 16:35:19
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21.7 billion in 2006. Source:


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ACH handles over 16 billion transactions each year. ACH is a check processing company. They also offer credit card process, identity verification, and check verification services. ACH can help your company receive payment in a fast and efficient manner.

You can its called the MTV credit card avaialable at you guessed it MTV...made for 16 year olds

The first credit card, Diners, was invented by Ralph Schneider in 1950.

One of the best ways to rebuild your credit is to get a prepaid credit card. You will have a credit limit of the amount that you have chosen to place on the card. They report the payments to the credit bureau and some will even upgrade you to a regular credit card after a year of activity.

you have to be 18 years old to get a credit card that's if you sign for he or her

I filed Chapter 7 last year and when I applied for a credit card this year I was denied and the reason was "bancruptcy".

They can get a debit card, it is tied to a checking account or savings account, but they cannot get a credit card until the age of 18.

why, did you steal a credit card? haha. seriously though, you could get arrested but it depends on the type of credit card. if i were you, id put that back! :)

Credit card users should check their monthly statements for fraudulent or suspicious charges. Credit users should obtain their credit reports once a year, for free, and review the reports for unknown / unrecognized transactions or applications for credit. All persons should protect their personally identifying information.

At 17 you can have a credit card, although since they are still under 18 they are unable to legally hold the card on their own; they would need to be either cosigner or an authorized user on an adult's (i.e. 18 yrs or older) credit card.

Some of the credit card issuers will allow a person of 15 years of age to obtain a credit card with a parent or guardian written consent. Check out the card issuer for additional information.

Yes you can get a credit card. I am 12 and i have a credit card under my mom's name. You can buy stuff in stores and take money out and also save it. But you can't order stuff online or anywhere with the card.

Thousands and millions of transactions take place.

In the year 2012, there were over eighty million American Express credit cards in circulation. With so many different card types to suit multiple different people, it is no wonder that this credit card is so very popular.

buy a prepaid card or use a credit card

I believe that since they are over 18 it is considered a part of the credit history, more so if their name is on the credit card too

The first credit card was distributed in 1951.

It depends on your country - and circumstances. In the UK, credit card companies will gladly welcome new customers - even at the minimum age of 18. So long as you're capable of making the monthly payments due - many card companies won't even look at your credit history.

The best, and about the only way to legally obtain a credit card, is to ask one of your parent's to add you to their account. But then don't use the card because your parents will keep it. After about a year, or so, and if you have held a steady job for about a year, then try applying for one on your own, if the automatic credit apps haven't started coming by then.

A lot of credit card a stolen or have money taken off them each year.A lot of money is lost to people who should not have is the first place to go ---no cost--no credit card necessary If you want to check your score more than once a year go to - they allow you to pull your score whenever you want without a credit card or fee.

Your ability to obtain an unsecured credit card will depend on your credit score. As your credit score rises you will become eligible. Try checking it after a year of making on time payments on your unsecured card.

Each card has an expiration date printed on the front with a month and a year.

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