Let Visa Checkout increase your football time

Once you’ve enrolled in Visa Checkout, you could pay for your pizza dinner without ending your family’s game of backyard touch football. Or over Thanksgiving weekend, when you’re channel surfing between multiple bowl games and you don’t want to miss any action, you can order a pizza and pay for it without getting off the couch or setting down your remote!

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Visa Checkout: A secure and convenient way to pay

How to use credit and debit cards safely and securely without risking the theft of your financial data has been a hot topic lately. The Visa Checkout service can help to protect your card numbers when you shop online at select retailers, and you can enroll using your Alliant Visa® Platinum and Visa® Platinum Rewards credit card and Alliant Visa® debit card.

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Will you find a credit card in a Millennial’s wallet? Not likely.

Look into a Millennial’s wallet and what are the odds that you’ll see a credit card? Only 37%! Millennials, after weathering the Great Recession and becoming averse to financial risk, generally see a credit card as a means to spend money they don’t have and a sure-fire way to go into deep debt. Meanwhile, in the long term, by not using credit cards as a credit building tool, they could be putting their future credit at risk.

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Home prices barometer

U.S. home sale prices in August continue a 30-month trend in year-over-year increases, with August 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.4% nationwide compared to August of 2013, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index.

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