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  1. Patrick Reemts

    Are Your Credit Policies Hindering Grads from Getting a Bank Card?

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    A recent Bankrate study showed that 63% of millennials, 18-29 do not currently own a credit card,1 even though many card issuers offer special cards designed just for students.2 With the growth in acceptance of marketplace lending, there’s …

  2. Patrick Reemts

    Are Smartphones Smart Gifts for Graduation? Millennials and Mobile Phones

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    Millennials are technology savvy and the most connected generation in history and owning a cell phone is a must. The Pew Research Center calls them “history’s first ‘always-connected’ generation, treating their multitasking, handheld devices’ almost like a body part”.1

  3. Patrick Reemts

    A New Car for Graduation? Millennials and Auto Purchasing

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    Purchasing a new car was once considered a rite of passage for young adults and college graduates, but does this apply to the millennial generation in the current economic climate?1

    A recent Time.com study showed that 71% of millennials …

  4. Patrick Reemts

    Millennials – Credit Invisibles?

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    Millennials. The largest consumer group since the baby boomers. As they reach adulthood, what will their purchasing behavior look like in this new, ever-evolving economy? What adjustments should be made to business practices, if any, to attract these customers and …

  5. Garient Evans

    Fraud Rates and Trends Across Industries

     |  By Garient Evans

    Many consumers believe that the most common form of fraud is related to credit card transactions and that this type of fraud doesn’t impact them much beyond being a minor inconvenience when a transaction is declined at the point of …