affinity card


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affinity card

n.
A credit card sponsored by an organization, such as a university or business, that receives part of the card user's fees.

affinity card

n
1. (Commerce) Brit a credit card issued by a bank or credit-card company, which donates a small percentage of the money spent using the card to a specified charity
2. (Commerce) US a card entitling members of an affinity group (e.g. club, college) to a discount when used for purchases

affin′ity card`


n.
a credit card issued in conjunction with an organization, as a university, sports club, or corporation.
[1985–90]
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He added: "This affinity card confirms our trust in the partnership culture and our commitment to build long-term relationships with different Lebanese orders and syndicates, their role being crucial in the economic and social development of the country.
An annual report prepared for Congress by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and released last month documented that credit unions have continued to sharpen their skills when it comes to managing and growing affinity card programs with colleges and universities.
Everyone who buys a Kapital Bank Affinity card will make his contribution to saving the life of thalassemia-affected children.
Meanwhile, SCNA gives those of you who have held and used the SCNA affinity card, great thanks for all you have done for SCNA and its growth and mission during the time that we have had this credit card program.
JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) has announced that it has launched a new affinity card.
The Better Hillfields Affinity Card contains a number which people can text on their mobile phones to access up-to-date information about the area.
The money may have helped Albion to return to the Premiership, because Stoke City - the biggest surprise of all among the elite this season along with Hull City - earns nearly pounds 1ma year from16,000 fans holding its affinity card.
If you use a credit card - and who doesn't these days - the issuers would have you believe that choosing what's known as an affinity card is a great way to help your favourite cause.
Alternatives include a cashback loyalty card and an affinity card which gives money to good causes.
But in an effort to make a little money for the struggling socialists and even more for Brazil's largest private bank, the two have combined to issue a Worker Party affinity card.
The program has no cons for us; we get a lump sum of a half a percentage point of all purchases made with the card," explains Fred Brandon of The Wilderness Society about his group's affinity card program.
He said: 'Whilst it is too early to say, the deal appears to be one that will strengthen the combined bank of America/MBNA operation - especially in the credit and affinity card business.