GN Focus | Credit, Debit and Loyalty Cards

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    Monday Nov 25

    We need to talk about bitcoin

    The crypto-currency has attracted its fair share of praise and problems. With lower payment processing fees,is bitcoin a threat to financial institutions or just another dot-com bubble?

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    Thursday May 30

    Is this the end of the cash era?

    Factors such as technology, flexibility, immediacy, security and savvy rewards are contributing to 
the growth of cards in the UAE

  • story 3
    Thursday May 30

    Spot the fraud

    Customers can never be too careful when using plastic, say experts

  • story 4
    Thursday May 30

    The financial tsunami

    Get out of the rut of endless payments with these basic lessons in credit-card management

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    Thursday May 30

    Loyalty goes social

    Social media can serve as a simple yet effective way of rewarding brand enthusiasts

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    Thursday May 30

    Loyalty economics

    Are loyalty programmes 
a bubble set to burst?

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    Thursday May 30

    Partners in innovation

    Loyalty programmes have long been known for the affiliations they keep. As the competition for loyal customers intensifies, strategic alliances are crucial

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    Thursday May 30

    The celeb factor

    Are celebrity-sponsored credit cards worth the swipe? Features writer Sanaya Pavri explores the scope for such cards in the UAE

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    Thursday May 30

    New-age transactions

    With chip- and PIN-enabled debit cards ensuring greater security and convenience,
the usage of debit cards has increased

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    Thursday May 30

    Are card rewards really worth it?

    The benefits offered on credit cards could compensate for finance charges levied by the bank — but this can only work to your advantage if you pay your balance in full each month