Credit Cards

Here are the only 3 times you should use a debit card

At the register, 66 percent Americans believe choosing debit over credit is the safer bet, a recent survey from Compare Cards and Lending Tree …

Money

Venmo is now charging this brand-new fee, but also will let users shop anywhere PayPal is accepted

The PayPal-owned app will let users shop at 2 million retailers like Target and Walmart<p>Here’s another way to pay without cash or credit cards.<p>Venmo, …

Banking

WINE COUNTRY FIRE: Woman arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards, checkbooks from fire victims

A Californian woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards, checkbooks and other property from the Santa Rosa fire victims.<p>Katie Lehnhard, 31, was detained by Petaluma police. A fire victim noticed fraudulent charges against her bank account and reported it to authorities, Petaluma …

News (U.S.)

Ex-BC football player says he has video proof of X-rated recruiting parties

The Louisville basketball program was placed on probation last year and head coach Rick Pitino was suspended five games stemming from allegations …

College Football

College Student Credit Cards - Compare 57 College Offers

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Debt Management

Be careful! Your bank details may be up for online sale in just Rs 500: here's why

Do you use online banking? Then you might want to read this further. The cyber squad of Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested two persons of an …

India

Travel 101: Best Credit Cards for Travelers

Rewards. Low fees. Hassle-free redemption. The right plastic in your wallet can unlock a new world of travel opportunities. Our finance whiz weighs …

Travel Deals

'Serious vulnerability' found in Wi-Fi security protocol

The vulnerability in WPA2 means hackers can access "credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos" or anything else transmitted over …

Wi-Fi

How Secure are Your WhatsApp Messages?

New study on popular messaging apps shows encrypting is easy but authenticating is hard.

Encryption

The Best Credit Cards for Holiday Travel

If you are planning travel for the holidays, you should start by making sure you have the best credit card in your wallet. Holiday travel is one of …

Airlines

Man who spent $14,000 on stolen credit cards jailed 55 months

He stole credit card details from five friends to pay for his own personal expenses, which included religious ritual services at a Buddhist temple, …

Crime

How Americans Choose Between Debit or Credit Cards, and Why It Matters for the Banking Industry

When it comes time to settle up a bill, Americans’ preference for debit or credit largely depends on the size of the purchase. That's good news for …

Investing

25 indicted for stealing from Denver area home stores

Twenty five people are accused of stealing over $35,000 in goods from Denver area home improvement stores and returning the items to get merchandise …

Business

Starwood Sign-Up Bonus Ending in Three Days! - Don't Call the Airline!

American Express has been offering a promotional sign-up bonus of <b>25,000</b> Starwood Preferred Guest points after spending $1,500 in three months. This …

Hospitality

Is the Costco TrueEarnings Amex the most generous UK travel credit card?

You’ll have noticed that I have started re-running updated versions of all of our miles and points credit cards. These articles will run virtually …

American Express

My 250k Delta MQD Waiver Spend Planning - A basic overview on how I will get this done in 2018! - Renés Points

I have had so many blog comments, tweets and e-mails that I thought this weekend I would pop up a post with a general overview of how I will in a …

Personal Finance

Is It a Good Idea to Sign Up for Zero Percent Card Promotions Offered by Retail Stores

Zero percent introductory period means that you don’t have to pay additional interest when you use the store credit card to charge on purchases at …

Credit Scores

Alberta man nabbed in Winnipeg hotel with stash of identity theft materials

'There was notes that contained a number of names and a number of credit card numbers,' Winnipeg police say<p>A 30-year-old man from Red Deer, Alta., …

Identity Theft

This Week In Credit Card News: Defaults Steadily Rising; Google Teams With Retailers To Fight Amazon

<i>JPMorgan, Citigroup Expect More Credit Card Users to Default</i><p>Banks have enjoyed years of declining losses from fewer consumers defaulting on debts. They appear to be preparing for a turn. Shares of JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup fell after the banks boosted their reserves for consumer-loan losses by …

Entrepreneurship

Malware again checks into Hyatt's hotels, again checks out months later with victims' credit cards

Hyatt grievance, see?Hyatt has provided the perfect excuse for folks trying to explain to bosses or spouses why a film they watched in their hotel …

Identity Theft

Netflix Phishing Campaign Steals Customers’ Credit Card Details

Hackers are posing as Netflix employees to trick customers into giving out their details.

Security

Equifax denies its website was hacked again, blames vendor

Equifax shot down reports on Thursday that its website was hacked, and instead put the blame on a third-party vendor that was compromised.<p>“Despite …

Security

I Was Shocked By My Fiancé's Terrible Credit Score. Here's How We Fixed It

Seeing the score shocked him, too. 'How is this possible?' he sputtered.<p>Coming clean about your money history with a partner is a critical step in …

Family

3 things millennials need to know about credit cards

From one millennial to another, I have an important message: Credit cards can be your friend or foe, but it all depends on how you treat them.<p>Credit cards offer the ability to build a credit score, which yields a lifetime of benefits. Those who take a more active approach can reel in bonuses valued …

Credit Report

Amazon is making it easier for teens to use their parents’ credit cards

Amazon.com, already the most popular online retailer among adults, is setting its sights on a new demographic: teenagers.<p>The company’s newest efforts are aimed at getting shoppers ages 13 to 17 to purchase items on its site — with approval from their parents. Teens can now log into Amazon.com using …

Amazon

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Gucci is the latest brand going fur-free. The fashion house announced on Wednesday that it will eliminate fur from all future collections, beginning …

Personal Finance

NAB slashes rewards points in major credit card shake-up

NAB has taken the knife once again to the value of its reward points on its credit cards. The bank will soon no longer offer American Express …

Business (Australia)

Cyber expert’s grim warning for Irish shoppers after Supervalu, Centra and Daybreak targeted by cyber criminals

A CYBER CRIME specialist has warned that the ripple effect of Ireland’s latest large scale cyber attack could last years.The Musgrave Group, which …

Security

Most Small Companies Missed the Deadline to Accept Chip-Based Credit Cards. Here's How They Can Catch Up

A new survey finds entrepreneurs are still in the dark when it comes to EMV payment technology.<p>You can put credit card processing fees on the list with death and taxes: Unavoidable and, at least with taxes and credit card fees, an inevitable cost of doing business in the 21st century. As consumers …

Banking

How to temporarily lock your credit card

Consider these five terrifying words: "I can't find my credit card!"<p>Panic sets in. Now you have to immediately contact your credit card issuer, …