Among other things, Apple's Second Coming of the Mobile Payment Solution was meant to fix our broke-ass credit card security system. Only, according to (unconfirmed) reports, it's doing exactly the opposite. Read more...
The deadline for mailing 1099-MISC forms to recipients this year is February 2, 2015. Here’s a frequent question we get here at Small Business Trends. It concerns payments you made to vendors, independent workers and service providers last year via PayPal or credit card: If my small business paid independent contractors or other businesses using...
I've been lazy lately and haven't really applied for many credit cards. I don't have a good excuse, other than having been around the world more times than I can count in the past couple of months. I'm not one that necessarily applies...Show More Summary
Cash-back rewards are great, but not all cash-back credit cards are created equal. For example, NextAdvisor.com, a consumer information site that reviews credit cards to help consumers save money, thinks the new Citi Double Cash Card is a major player. Show More Summary
I was very excited about 15 months ago when Coin launched for pre-order. It looked so cool, one card that you load your other credit cards onto via an app. You could carry the one and swipe it, you flip between cards that it represents with a button. This would be convenient for cleaning up […] The post Finally, One Card to Replace Them All? appeared first on View from the Wing.
Despite what you may have heard, you don’t have to pay for a single hotel stay in order to begin racking up hotel loyalty points. Case in point: With the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express, you simply need to...Show More Summary
@drdavidge tweets: He writes, “I am part of an small invitation only discussion group between Citi and AA where they ask questions and send out surveys..” And shares this two question survey: Have any of your miles credit cards sentShow More Summary
MasterCard announced Friday it will begin handling U.S. credit card transactions in Cuba on March 1, making the credit card company the first to adjust to the U.S. Department of Treasury's plan to lift a ban on doing business in Cuba. Allowing...Show More Summary
More Than 90% of Data Breaches Could Have Been Avoided Nine out of 10 data breaches that occurred in the first half of last year could have been avoided. A new report analyzed more than 1,000 breaches that involved personally identifiable information. It found that 40% of breaches stemmed from external intrusions; 29% were caused […]
Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (beShow More Summary
If, like a lot of people, you’re slowly chiseling away at the debt on a credit card with an interest rate of 15% or more, it’s so tempting to take advantage of a competing card’s offer for promotions like 0% APR balance transfers. And while that may be the way to go, there are common mistakes people make that end … [More]
Skift reported yesterday on the renewal of the Delta-American Express co-brand arrangement that’s worth $2 billion a year to Delta. The renewal is for 6 years. The last renewal was in 2008. American Express has also renewed their Starwood relationship. Show More Summary
There are some credit card users who look for the product with every conceivable bell and whistle. They are the ones who are dazzled by glittering offers of points, miles, perks, and benefits. But sadly, many of these people end up seeing their savings getting eaten alive by fees and interest...
Soon it may be possible to pay in Bitcoin from any merchant that uses Braintree. The service already allows participating merchants to support payments from credit and debit cards, PayPal, Venmo, and Apple Pay. Now, thanks to Braintree’s partnership with Bitcoin storage provider Coinbase, U.S. Show More Summary
A week can’t pass without a company revealing that information about millions of consumers’ credit cards, email addresses, and other personal data has been stolen. Some data breaches are more high-profile than others — Target’s and Home Depot’s hackings come to mind — but new thefts are being disclosed on a near-constant basis. Show More Summary
Smart ways to speed up your computer instead of buying a new one - Real Simple How to negotiate salary when you don't have any work experience - Lifehacker When you should say yes to new credit card offers - Wise Bread Find out why women...Show More Summary
I live in the heart of Silicon Valley and am still dependent on a piece of plastic I have to carry around with me everywhere. From gas to groceries, I pay with my credit card. With the introduction of Apple Play only six months ago, Americans are only now starting to experience the smartphone-enabled proliferation of US mobile money services. Show More Summary
CreditCards.com surveyed 843 adults who are in relationships about how they manage money with their partners. The results were quite interesting: six percent of the participants have a secret bank account or credit card their partner does not know about.