With all of the private jet transportation companies operating today and the array of services they offer—taxi and air charter, leasing, fractional ownership, jet cards—you might think new market opportunities are scarce. That may be true in the U.S. but not so much for the rest of the world. “There are [...]
The Postal Service Wants You to Bank at Your Post Office Elizabeth Warren would like to change the way you bank. Her backing of the U.S. Postal Service's plan to begin offering budget-priced banking services to U.S. savers could remake the American landscape regardless. In May, USPS admitted to losing $1.5 [...]
Plex, the popular media streaming service that makes it easy to access your entire video, music, and photo catalogs from pretty much anywhere, has been hacked. A server breach this week allowed hackers to gain access to user data — including … Read more ›
In a move to preemptively thwart a cash exodus as its economy implodes, Greece earlier this week enacted capital control restrictions to titrate the outflow of money, limiting international credit card payments to Web services like Apple's App Store and iTunes.
As a rule of thumb, if you’re a company and you charge a customer for a service or product, you’re supposed to actually provide that service or product. That apparently wasn’t a practice adhered to by two credit card add-on companies that must now pay millions of dollars in fines and refunds. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action today… [More]
Facebook Messenger Payment / Credit: Facebook Today Facebook announced that a new payment feature is now available for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. Now you can make person-to-person payments by adding your debit card through Facebook Messenger in just a few taps. The money goes straight from your checking account [...]
Apple's highly anticipated Music streaming service launched Tuesday, and we all get a free three-month trial. After that, it's $9.99 per month, which is billed to the same credit card you store in iTunes for buying apps, music, and other content from Apple. Show More Summary
Running for the White House, Jeb Bush portrays himself as a man who has "worked his tail off" to get ahead in life. But in his business dealings—which involved such diverse fields as real estate, credit card services, and water pumps—the candidate seemed to benefit from his father's...
A look at Facebook's new free peer to peer payment solution and tests to see whether it works with prepaid debit cards and if it is viable for manufactured spending. The post Testing Facebook’s New Free Payment Service – Is It Good for Manufactured Spend? appeared first on Miles to Memories.
With most subscription services, you would require a valid credit/debit card in which every week/month, the service would debit your account to pay for the service until you say otherwise. However over in the UK, Netflix has introduced a new form of payment in the form of a Netflix Card which is essentially a pay-as-you-go option. Show More Summary
Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. For Dan Callahan, 22, a digital marketing manager...Show More Summary
Renaud LaPlanche went from trying to help people get a better rate on credit card debt to taking on the entire banking industry. LaPlanche is the CEO of Lending Club. Lending Club got its footing in the financial services industry by...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, I posted about Google Payments, a service that could replace Google Wallet. If you open Google Wallet's site, you'll notice that the name of the service is now Payments. There are still references to the Wallet Card and Wallet Balance. Show More Summary
If you're in the market for this size TV anyway, why not score a big helping of Dell gravy while you're at it? Plus: an iPhone with a free year of service!
There is a new American Express offer and this time it is only on business cards. Spend $250 in store at BevMo, Gordon Food Service, The Home Depot, Restaurant Depot, Staples, or Total Wine and More by August 14 and receive a $75 statement credit. Show More Summary
While the Police Services Board didn't end carding, yesterday it took its first meaningful steps towards reform this term. At its first meeting since the mayor vowed to end carding, the Toronto Police Services Board voted unanimously...Show More Summary
Readers: This is article 1 of 25 for my new no-nonsense “Credit Card Basics” quick-reference series. Credit cards allow people to borrow money from their bank or a financial institution for the purchase of consumer goods and services. Because almost all businesses accept credit cards, there is virtually no limit to what can be bought […]
The about.me service allows anyone to create a quick website that shows information about their work experience. Now the company has launched an new app for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 called Intro that lets anyone with an about me page to send the information it contains as a digital business card.
Some people really hate credit cards. Whether it’s due to poor experiences with customer service, unexpected fees and extra charges because of complicated fine print, or trying to earn rewards points and miles only to find out they expire or otherwise wasted because of redemption issues, you...
This is important! The EFF’s annual report card is out on how tech companies respond to government requests for your private data. Some companies take a firm position against government spying while others are basically government patsies. Where do the services you use stand? Read more...