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"The First Social Credit Card" by Julia Roy

Written by: Julia Roy @JuliaRoy

August 8th, 2012

 

Julia_Roy_blog.pngI have been working with Barclaycard over the past few months on a new credit card that they launched earlier this year called the Barclaycard Ring. As part of our partnership, I’ve been using the credit card and taking part in the cardholder online community. I will also be writing a series of blog posts on the Barclaycard Ring Blog, which I hope you get a chance to read. In my first post, I share the struggle I went through in my 20’s trying to achieve financial stability. Read more...

 

 

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The new Barclaycard Ring MasterCard aims to be both simple and social. But more than ease of use, what the company is really pushing about the new card is that holders will have a say — up to a point — in how it is managed, serviced and even marketed by participating in an online community. Read more.

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Kiplinger: Have It Your Way With This Credit Card

By Joan Goldwasser, Senior Reporter
-Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, June 2012

 

Social media has crossed a new frontier. Signupfor the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard and you are encouraged to join an online community on the Web site, where you may influence the card’s operations and evolution. Even if you’re not a regular on Facebook or Twitter, you might be tempted by the card’s appealing 8% interest rate.



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