PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, has announced the availability of two new resources that will help consumers through all the stages involved in obtaining and using credit cards effectively. CardBase and The Card Guide together comprise the single most comprehensive set of credit card data and resources ever made available to consumers free of charge.
CardBase leverages Wallaby's industry-leading independent database of more than 2,000 U.S. credit cards to help consumers make informed choices. Covering more than 450 banks and hundreds of distinct rewards programs, CardBase is the most comprehensive credit card database in the US. Separate web pages containing information on each of these cards will be available to consumers at www.walla.by.
The unparalleled scale and scope of the credit card programs within CardBase works in tandem with Wallaby's powerful search algorithms, allowing consumers to find precise recommendations for credit cards that match their lifestyle and purchase preferences. Alternatively, consumers can browse through popular categories of credit cards presented through an elegant and simple to use interface.
The Card Guide offers consumers a similarly unique set of resources to make better use of credit cards. The guide provides practical and fast-paced advice on topic areas like credit scores, making sensible choices when finding and using credit cards, types of card programs, loyalty and reward programs, and avoiding problems such as excessive interest charges. The Card Guide is available in a variety of formats including web pages, subscription courses, and an eBook. All the resources provided by The Card Guide are free to consumers.
"CardBase and The Card Guide provide more usable credit card data and advice than has ever been available to consumers before," said Wallaby Founder and CEO Matthew Goldman. "We were determined to blend data and education in ways that make it easier for all levels of consumer to access the best financial products. Alongside our existing mobile, web and wearable apps and extensions, CardBase and The Card Guide in our opinion represent an unprecedented array of free and independent credit card resources. Our solutions build on more analysis of more than $1B in credit card transactions managed on our system."
Wallaby's unique solutions, including its apps for iPhone, Android and wearables, as well as WalletBoost(TM), ensure that a consumer maximizes the rewards and cash back available from each purchase they make on their credit cards. This is achieved automatically using Wallaby's proprietary real-time algorithms. In addition to gaining the most travel or cash back rewards from their cards, consumers can set a variety of preferences for managing their money. Wallaby makes it easier for consumers to take advantage of marketing offers and for banks to optimize their advertising even further. Payments and e-commerce companies can integrate Wallaby's credit card intelligence via the WASAPI partner program. For more information, please visit http://www.walla.by. Stay connected with Wallaby on Facebook, on Twitter @wallabycard or on Google+.
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