Robert McKinley
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ROBERT MCKINLEY INTERVIEWS – NEW YORK TIMES

Robert McKinley contributed to and was interviewed for numerous stories for the New York Times and its related publications. Here are 67 documented briefs sampling some of the most significant interviews of Robert McKinley by the New York Times reporters. Most of the articles listed have free access to the full text. However, third party links to story abstracts may charge a nominal fee for the full story text.

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1. Mastercard Bars Banks From Links With American Express - New ...

"When corporations wanted to issue credit cards, Visa quickly shied away from that," said Robert McKinley, the president of RAM Research.

 2. COMPANY NEWS; G.M.'s Bold Move Into Credit Cards - New York ...

"American Express is a loser any time any big player comes in offers a card nationally with no fee," said Robert  McKinley, president of RAM ...

 3. President of AT&T Credit-Card Unit Quits

a credit-card issuer to make money by charging them interest and assessing fees, said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research Group.

4. Suits Pushing Banks To Obey State Laws On Credit Card Fees ...

But Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, a firm in Frederick, Md., that monitors the credit card industry, estimated that about half of ...

5. Justice Department Investigating Credit Card Practices of Visa - New ...

be some action that could come from" the investigation, said Robert McKinley, president of the credit card research firm RAM Research.

 6. Why You Can't Tell What Things Cost

''The rebate cards all depend on life style,'' said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, a credit card tracking company in Frederick, Md.

 7. SPENDING IT;When Credit Card Fees Follow You Across State Lines

it means for card holders over the long term," said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, a credit card tracking company in Frederick, ...

 8. BRIEFCASE - Ford Launches Credit Card In Response to GM Version

But if the rebate, rather than the make of car, is your first concern, the GM version is a better deal, says Robert McKinley of RAM Research, a credit ...

9. Q and A

In deciding which card is best, you might bear in mind some advice from Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research Group. Ideally, he ...

10. Credit Lures College Students Down Path to Onerous Debt - New ...

College students teeter under a load of missed payments, high interest rates and default accounts, said Robert McKinley of RAM Research ...

11. Americans Buying More On Credit

By ROBERT D. HERSHEY Jr ...$1700, up from about $400 10 years ago, said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research in Frederick, Md.

 12. BRIEFCASE - How a Wild Spending Spree Can Help You Afford a Car

GM has already redeemed rebates on more than 70000 automobiles, said Robert McKinley of RAM Research, a credit card data group.

 13. It Pays to Stick to Basics in Credit Cards

"Pay yourself by saving money right away rather than later," said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research in Frederick, Md., which ...

14. BRIEFCASE

you're going to have a tough time getting approved," warns Robert McKinley of RAM Research.Others who need not apply are those whose ...

 15. COMPANY NEWS; At Citibank, More No-Fee Credit Cards - New ...

of annual fees on bank credit cards," said Robert McKinley, president of the RAM Research Corporation, which tracks the bank card industry.

 16. Q and A

In deciding which card is best, you might bear in mind some advice from Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research Group. Ideally, he says, credit cards that ...

 17. SPENDING IT;American Express May Offer a Tax-Service Discount ...

"Mating the tax benefit with the credit card is a good match for them," said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, a credit-card tracking ...

 18. More Card Holders Get the Gold Treatment - Page 2

"With more of these cards being issued, lenders have had little choice but to slice some of the perks," said Robert McKinley, president of RAM ...

 19. BANKING; Lesson for Teen-Agers: Facts of Credit-Card Life - New ...

a disturbing increase in the number of college students struggling with card repayments, said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, ...

 20. Those Mind-Boggling Promotions

"You need an attache case to really use this card," said Robert McKinley, president of RAM Research, a credit-card research firm in Frederick ...

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