Money: BECAUSE ANOTHER CREDIT-CARD OFFER IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED

The flood of credit-card offers into your mailbox is set to increase following a court decision last week that opened the door for American Express and Discover to pursue your business more aggressively. By opting not to hear the last-possible appeal of an antitrust ruling against MasterCard and Visa, the Supreme Court ended a six-year legal battle over how the two market leaders blocked rivals from partnering with card-issuing banks. American Express announced that it would roll out credit cards with MBNA, and Discover is pursuing new partners too. The change comes at a time when consumers are already overwhelmed with...

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