Credit Scores & Credit Cards

Average Credit Scores Top 700 as Prime Status Remains Elusive to Most Americans

Average credit scores for consumers in the U.S. continue to hover around 700. Over the past ten years, consumer FICO credit scores have increased from 689 to 704. Interestingly, the percentage of Americans with low or sub-prime credit scores has increased while consumers with very high or super-prime scores has also increased by approximately the…

Commerce Bank Contactless

Debit and Prepaid Cards with the Mostest in Payment Technology at the Cash Register

The latest and greatest in payment technology for debit and prepaid cards is not just reserved for the “Big Gorilla” national banks. Commerce Bank, a mid-west regional bank, has added wireless, or contactless payments technology, to its line of debit and reloadable prepaid cards. Swipe, Dip or Tap Customers will now be able use their…