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Federal Reserve Provides New Insight on Mobile Money Services

The use of mobile phones to access a bank account, credit card, or other financial account continued to increase in prevalence among adults in the United States last year, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on the use of mobile financial services. Details provided to MMW show that as of December 2013, 33 […]

The 5 Dumbest Credit Mistakes

Several years ago, I watched in amazement when the CEO of a major identity theft protection firm, appeared in a series of commercials waving his Social Security card in the air, parading his Social Security number on a billboard through...Show More Summary

LaCie is the latest victim of massive credit card breach

French company LaCie, maker of various storage solutions, on Tuesday announced that it has been the victim of a massive attack that exposed the personal data of buyers, including credit cards, to a third party. The company said it was...Show More Summary

As Healbe’s $1.1m Indiegogo scampaign closes, what now for fraudulent crowdfunding?

5 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

A few minutes ago — midnight Pacific time — the Indiegogo campaign for miracle calorie-counting wristband, “GoBe,” officially ended. Absent any last minute fraud prevention action by PayPal or the major credit card issuers,  Moscow-based Healbe is about to receive somewhere in the ballpark of $1,100,000 from users of the crowd-funding platform. Show More Summary

Audit: CA City to Return $22.7 Million for Misuse of Funds

The Los Angeles Times reported that an audit of Cudahy, one of the poorest cities in Los Angeles county, revealed that city leaders mismanaged state funds and blatantly exploited the use of city-issued credit cards, running up excessive bills for travel, meals, and entertainment. Show More Summary

LaCie Admits Customer Data Was Breached For A Year

You may be familiar with LaCie, a French company that makes computer hard drives. They’re now owned by Seagate, and maintain their own online storefront, which was one of many hit by hackers in a recent credit card data breach. This time, the baddies exploited vulnerabilities in the Web application platform ColdFusion. This breach has been ongoing for almost an … [More]

More Credit Card Issues

It has been a rough couple of years with credit card issues. I have had to replace personal credit cards twice, first in 2013 when a local grocery store chain had credit card information stolen and later in 2014 when … Continue reading ?

State cites 'rampant' Cudahy spending, orders $22.7 million repaid

City leaders in one of Los Angeles County’s poorest cities used city-issued credit cards for excessive travel, meals and entertainment, mismanaged state funds and had virtually no internal controls to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars, the state controller concluded in a scathing audit released Tuesday.

5 Hotel Deals to Cheer You Up After Filing Your Taxes Today

20 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The dreaded APRIL 15 is here. Yes, it's time to break out your checkbooks and pay the tax man. But according to these hotels, it's also time to break out your credit card and book a discounted hotel stay in honor of Tax Day. See? We're...Show More Summary

Treasury Donations Make Up Less Than One Forty-Thousandth of Voluntary Giving

Did you know that you can donate to the treasury voluntarily? The website pay.gov takes checking accounts, credit cards, and debit cards. You can also donate on your tax forms, which are due today. Obviously, not many people choose to do this. Show More Summary

LithiumCard portable charger is the size of a credit card

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

There are plenty of portable phone chargers around, but often they are too bulky or too slow. US-based LinearFlux has tried to address both of those issues with its new LithiumCard charger. It's a credit-card sized device that can deliver...Show More Summary

Austin: Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Austin, the Lone Star State's Capital of Cool

22 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements. You're excited because you're getting a fat refund. Probably. The economy may be on its way back up, but you...Show More Summary

Manaus: Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: 'Off the Grid' at Brazil's Juma Amazon Lodge

yesterdayLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements. You're excited because you're getting a fat refund. Probably. The economy may be on its way back up, but you...Show More Summary

Meet Heartbleed: The Huge New Security Flaw for Secure Websites

Have you heard of Heartbleed? This is a big deal if you care about your online security, as attackers can steal your website login information as well as other sensitive information like any credit card information exchanged with an online retailer website like Amazon and others. What can you do? Keep reading. read more

John Legend Plans Concert For Citi ThankYou Card Members

John Legend has a special concert planned for certain credit card enthusiasts. If you’re one of the people who signed up for the Citi ThankYou program, then you can attend a special one-off performance strictly for members. In other words, if you’re not enrolled then you won’t have access to the gig. Chances are a

How to Be the Peggy Olson of Your Workplace

How to be the Peggy Olson of your workplace - HuffPost Women Extreme ways to save money that could work for you - Wise Bread 19 easy recycled crafts - All You Is it a good idea to open multiple credit cards for the rewards? - Lifehacker How to leave work at 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Is It a Good Idea to Open Multiple Credit Cards for the Rewards?

Do you ever sign up for a credit card just to receive the reward? Among credit card reward enthusiasts, the strategy of applying for numerous cards in order to earn multiple sign-up bonuses is called credit card churning. But is this a good practice, and can it affect your credit score? Read more...

Snatch Up Taylor Swift’s Under-$100 Skater Dress Before It Sells Out

If you're a huge fan of Taylor Swift's girly girl style, get your credit card ready. We just tracked down that cute printed skater dress she wore last week and guess what? It's less than $100! Taylor was rocking the Oasis Embroidered Mombasa Skater Dress ($97) and yes, it will look as good on you as it does on her. Show More Summary

On Springsteen Tour, Nobody Gets Comped (Though Credit Cards Are Accepted)

A peek inside the 2014 tour handbook for Bruce Springsteen and the legendary E Street Band. read more

What Happens If I’m Denied Credit?

“John, I applied for a credit card about 3 weeks ago. Today I received a letter from the credit card company telling me that my request for credit has been denied.  The letter also included by credit score, which was a 598. Why did I receive this letter?” What you received was a letter formally [...]

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