As I first wrote about in February, Alaska Airlines has been planning on increasing the sign-up bonus on their co-branded Bank of America credit card, from 25,000 miles to 30,000 miles. This was found in their 10-K SEC filing at theShow More Summary
Ocean's 100: Thieves Steal $12.7 Million from ATMs in Just Three Hours A few days ago, 100 coordinated thieves stole no less than $12.7 million from ATMs in Japan. The entire thing took just three hours, and no suspects have been apprehended. The operation was orchestrated by an organized crime ring. [...]
It's been six months since retailers were required to upgrade their POS systems so that they'll accept EMV, aka that new credit card with the chip. While there a several benefits of EMV, mainly lessening fraud and hacking, not all retailers have embraced the technology. Show More Summary
I recently wrote about who should get TSA PreCheck given that the TSA lines at airports across the country have been insanely long recently with reports that they may get worse this summer. It seems that some actions are now being taken...Show More Summary
DeadMau5's SoundCloud account was hacked. We worry about our bank accounts, credit card accounts and mail being broken into, but our Soundcloud accounts? In an age where everything happens online, everything is a target. ___________________________________________ DJ and producer DeadMau5's SoundCloud account was hacked on May 23rd, with the hackers using...
The Discover credit services company has set up a website that will supply credit score information even for consumers without a Discover card.
Student loans and credit card debt didn't stop one Gen Xer from getting his money in shape and buying a home. Here's what he did.
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Uber’s New Rebate Program and Possible New Limits on Chase Credit Cards...
Credit cards only offer coverage for damage to the car you rent, not damage to another vehicle or property. If you don’t have your own auto policy, make sure you get liability coverage.
New credit card fee rules introduced by the Reserve Bank of Australia are set to dramatically reduce the surcharges we pay; particularly when it comes to airlines and other industries that openly take the piss via price gouging. Here are the details. More »
Tomorrow starting at 5PM EST, we are raising a glass to all our fallen heroes and you're invited to participate in the largest toast in the history of toasts. If you haven't read the story about how this happened take a minute to read this. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Standard Bank is taking action after criminals in Japan stole millions of dollars from automatic teller machines using fake credit cards from the lender, its joint CEOs said on Thursday. The criminal...Show More Summary
On May 23, 2016 I wrote that the highly anticipated Chase “5/24” rule was not yet in affect. That was based on personal experience applying for the Chase Marriott Business credit card 2 days prior (on May 21, 2016). With that card, I...Show More Summary
On May 24th (coincidentally, 5/24), Doctor of Credit announced that Chase’s dreaded 5/24 rule was now in place as of May 22nd or 23rd for most cards. Specifically, he said that the rule now applies to the following cards: Freedom and...Show More Summary
When it comes to cash rewards, your options are usually credit cards that award specific types of purchases like gas or travel, or those that award a lower flat-rate of 1% or 1.5% cash back. The Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Card, however, awards one of the highest flat-rate cash back...
An excellent credit score can unlock low interest rates on mortgages, auto loans and credit cards. In many states, a good score is also the key to lower auto insurance premiums. Although there are hundreds of credit scores out there, FICO remains the industry standard and isn't shy about telling people how to improve their scores. Show More Summary
by Ellen Cannon It's been more than six months since the rules surrounding credit card fraud changed, driving a shift from old magnetic-stripe credit cards to cards embedded with EMV chips. But only 20% of credit card terminals in the U.S. Show More Summary
by Claire Tsosie If you have a secured credit card -- a credit card that requires cash collateral -- you may be looking forward to the day your issuer returns your deposit and you "graduate" to an unsecured account. Trouble is, many secured...Show More Summary
You can lower your interest rate by wrapping high-interest credit cards into a refinance. But it doesn't work for everyone.
There's a whole world of card offers and benefits beyond personal credit cards. Small business cards are worth exploring. Continue reading The Benefits of Small Business Cards — And Where to Start for 60,000 Points...