Get your credit cards ready. Amazon says that it’s celebrating its 20th birthday with what it’s calling Prime Day, a massively discounted 24 hours of shopping which will feature “more deals than Black Friday.” Read more...
Imagine trying to buy a song on iTunes, but finding your credit card payment blocked. You can’t pay your cloud storage subscription, either, even though you have the money. Apple just won’t accept your card, and you’re about to lose most of your files. Read more...
Hello Kitty seems to pop up everywhere. We have found her cute little face staring at us from billboards to ladies purses, from lunchboxes to sweatshirts, and from credit cards to even her very own airline. Take a peek at the #HelloKittyEVAAir...Show More Summary
Some people sign up for credit cards in the name of family members (who are willing participants) -- they want the bonus miles, but spouse or sibling doesn't want to deal with meeting minimum spend and doesn't themselves value the miles. Things...Show More Summary
State police say a 28-year-old Long Island woman stole her twin sister’s identity to steal $12K via credit cards.
Have you heard of travel hacking? It’s a way to get free (or almost free) travel by opening a credit card — or a series of them — and spending the minimum amount of dollars required to earn the big bonus points or miles to travel for free. Here’s an example. The Upside A few [...]Show More Summary
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced at a press conference today that the personal information of 18,000 customers has been leaked online by an unknown hacker. The data leaked includes customers' names, addresses, credit card information,...Show More Summary
This week in art news: he Acropolis starts accepting credit cards amid Greek cash crisis, 8 million animal mummies found in Egyptian catacombs, and Marilyn Monroe's grave marker sells at auction for 100 times its pre-sale estimate.
In case you missed it, Donald Trump has thrown his hat into the ring for the upcoming presidential race. Apparently, that means he’s far too busy to make sure his hotel chain has […]
Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the US ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple's US adventure started after their June 6 wedding...
Auto policies and some credit cards will often cover rentals, but such coverage can come with restrictions.
Do you like to be treated like a VIP when you check into a hotel? These are the guests who have a special priority line for check-in, and are offered perks like room upgrades, late checkouts, and even free breakfast and Internet. Normally these perks are reserved for hotel's most frequent guests,...
In the recent years, companies have started to come up with new and innovative pays of protecting its users online. Some have turned to using one-time use codes that will prevent hackers from using your credit card if they were to intercept your number. Show More Summary
MasterCard announced on Thursday that it's looking to add a layer of biometric security to its credit cards and all user will need to do is simply take a selfie. The system will create a digitized map of your face, convert that map into a hash and compare it to the hash stored on Mastercard's servers. Show More Summary
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 [...]
MasterCard is testing a new technology that verifies a cardholder's ID during online purchases by taking a smartphone photo
I've written extensively about Citi upping their game lately when it comes to personal credit cards, as they've greatly improved the value proposition of the Citi Prestige Card and Citi ThankYou® Premier Card. These are both cards I've...Show More Summary
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 ›
Donald Trump may be second to Jeb Bush in new polls, but his financial interests keep getting whacked. The latest: Reports of hacked credit card data at Trump Hotels in several cities, dating back to February. In addition to Macy’s,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Barclaycard stopped accepting applications for the Arrival Plus Card this week, which has long been one of the most compelling travel credit cards out there. The card offers two "miles" per dollar spent, and then a 10% refund when you redeem miles. Show More Summary