Companies need to verify credit card information to make sure the credit card number matches the identity of the person using it, states Experian. This helps to reduce fraud and ensure that businesses are paid for produc... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Credit card companies investigate fraud by verifying all information associated with the account, speaking to the business entity where the money was spent and working with law enforcement to find the credit card thief. ... More »

To start a prepaid credit card company, set up a business name, choose a credit card company, design the card, set up a computer system and market the card, according to the Houston Chronicle. Specialize the card to targ... More »

According to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, all consumers are entitled to free credit profile numbers, also known as credit reports, from the three main credit reporting companies of Experian, Equifax and TransUn... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

To get a zero-interest credit card, check your credit score, and apply to a companies that issues zero-interest cards to people with similar credit scores. Limit your applications to one card at a time, as multiple appli... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Typically, a person can use a credit card immediately after activating it; however, many cards actually allow a consumer to use a card prior to activation as of 2015, according to This ease of use presen... More »

Major gasoline companies that offer branded credit cards include BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, Lukoil, HESS and Gulf; these companies partner with major credit card issuers such as MasterCard and Visa to offer cards to... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending