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What Do All The Numbers On Your Credit Card Mean?

What Do All The Numbers On Your Credit Card Mean?

I always wondered how credit card companies came up with the digits on my Visa and AmEx. Random chance? Geographical location? Spending habits? Turns out all credit card companies follow the same set of rules. Here’s what the numbers mean:

Let’s Look At Credit Score Rankings By Email Domains

Let’s Look At Credit Score Rankings By Email Domains

Ranking the highest according to a sample of 20,000 credit scores and their corresponding email addresses are BellSouth and Comcast, with Gmail trailing right behind. Reasonable enough, but what’s AOL doing anywhere but at the bottom? [Mashable]

Kenyans Can Now Max Out Their Credit Cards Wirelessly

Kenyans Can Now Max Out Their Credit Cards Wirelessly

Those poor Africans. When they want to use their credit cards to go on a spending spree at Bloomingdale’s, they just can’t do it because there aren’t enough phone lines to handle all those credit card transactions. That’s where this Siemens BiasharaPhone MTT 1581 might bring African countries, specifically Kenya,…