Credit card companies are flooding mailboxes this year, but it's a lot less than it used to be. According to a note from Moshe Orenbuch at Credit Suisse, the major card companies sent out 372 million mailers during the month of October. Combined for the first 10 months of 2015, there have been 3.2 billion pieces of credit card related mail go out. Show More Summary
Just as millions of Americans are steeling themselves for one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year, cybersecurity researchers are warning about a stealthy malware aimed at stealing credit card and debit card numbers from retailers. Cybersecurity firm iSight on Tuesday publicly disclosed research about the malware, dubbed ModPOS, which the company says is largely […]
Last August an offer came out promising up to 90,000 miles for the Virgin Atlantic co-brand credit card. It returned at the beginning of October. Links come and go for the offer. The good news is after the most recent link I had died a couple of months ago the offer is back. Continue reading 90,000 Mile Signup Bonus for Virgin Atlantic MasterCard is Back...
A pattern in AmEx card numbers allows Samy Kamkar's DIY gadget to predict and use new numbers for fraud as fast as the company can generate them. The post A $10 Tool Can Guess (And Steal) Your Next Credit Card Number appeared first on WIRED.
After getting myself into close to $10,000 of credit card debt in 2013/2014 when I renovated my first home, I at first stuck my head in the sand and vowed to the readers of my blog I was going to pay it off in 2015. I had put off repayment...Show More Summary
Store-branded credit cards can be easy to get: You can often qualify for them instantly in the checkout lane, whether your credit is excellent or bad. But you have to walk a tightrope with these cards to avoid losing money. At best, these cards can get you exclusive discounts, 0% financing and other loyalty benefits. Show More Summary
A mix of vacations, credit card bills and more.
Despite the temptation to spend more, credit cards can be best way to shop for the holidays—if you can promptly pay off the purchases.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swatch Group Chief Executive Nick Hayek has signed a contract with credit card company Visa Inc. in connection with the Swiss firm's new watch that enables wearers to make payments, a newspaper reported on Tuesday....Show More Summary
A ton of great PS4 games have come out recently, and you can get a free $20 PSN gift card when you buy one from Walmart today. Options include Fallout 4, Battlefront, Black Ops III, and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, but head over to Walmart for the full list. [Choice of PS4 Game with Bonus $20 PSN Card, $60] Read more...
Good morning everyone. If you recently status matched to Hyatt Diamond, you may be interested in status matching to Mlife Platinum. However, if you are Hyatt Platinum (Chase Hyatt credit card holder), you will only be matched to Mlife Gold. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Robert McGarveyThree letters may spell trouble for you in the frantic shopping season that is about to explode: CNP, which stands for Card Not Present. That -- obviously -- is how online merchants process payments (unlike, say, a local pizzeria, they never see or touch the plastic). Show More Summary
Getty Images When used properly, credit cards are extremely valuable personal finance tools. Credit cards can offer four big benefits: 1. Responsible usage of a credit card is the easiest way to build a good credit score. Despite widespread myths, you don't need to go into debt to have a good credit score. Show More Summary
Are you all about going out and having a good time? Whether your idea of fun is a day at an amusement park with friends or family, or a night out at a dance club, there are credit cards that offer increased rewards, discounts, and special access for entertainment purchases. Here are the best credit...
So far Apple Pay has been supported by pretty much all the major credit card issuing companies like Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Now if you are as MasterCard holder and you’re living in the UK, you are in luck as MasterCard...Show More Summary
A couple of years ago when some 40 million credit cards were breached at Target's brick-and-mortar stores, I frantically tried to recall if I had done any holiday shopping at my neighborhood store. Thankfully I hadn't, but my relief was short-lived. Show More Summary
To make its product compatible with chip-based cards and digital wallets, Square has redesigned its credit card reader. Just a week after its initial public offering, mobile payments company Square is unveiling its new card reader, which...Show More Summary
As I write about all the time, buying miles can be a fantastic way to book premium cabin tickets for pennies on the dollar when compared to the retail cost. While airlines seem to be continually devaluing their rewards for frequent flyers, the programs are as robust as ever before when it comes to the ways in which you can buy miles. Show More Summary
Taking advantage of the deep discounts on Black Friday can be a great way to save some cash this Christmas, but if you're not a fan of standing in line or dealing with swarms of hysterical shoppers, then you might be more inclined to...Show More Summary
The credit card and payment space is in flux. Consumers want the newest technology and the most efficient shopping experience, merchants seek more seamless checkouts and both parties demand increased data security. It's in this frenzied...Show More Summary