All posts by Lynn Oldshue

Lynn Oldshue has written personal finance stories for for twelve years. She majored in public relations at Mississippi State University.
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017

Amazon’s New Credit Card Primed To Disrupt Retail Amazon announced its latest benefit for Amazon Prime members: an Amazon Prime credit card that..
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Global Mobile Wallet Market Will Grow 36% Per Year Through 2021

January 10, 2017

Mobile wallet usage around the world will experience a 35.5% compound annual growth rate from 2017 to 2021, according to the global mobile wallet fore..
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Ford and Exxon Partner to Create Gas Payment App

January 9, 2017

Imagine a world where you do not have to swipe your card or punch germ-loaded buttons to pay for your fuel at the pump. That reality may be here soon,..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–January 6, 2017

January 6, 2017

A Credit Card Trend That Could Make Building Credit Harder A new practice in the credit card industry is making signing up for a credit card for the f..
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Sears Gets New Line of Credit from the Company’s CEO

January 4, 2017

It is no secret that Sears has been struggling to stay in business. Sales continue to drop throughout the country, and the company has lost $9.35 bill..
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Faster ACH Payments Making Fraud Protection Difficult

January 3, 2017

While faster ACH payments are speeding up transactions for customers, it is making it more difficult for banks to fight fraud. ACH (Automated Clearing..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–December 30, 2016

December 30, 2016

The Best Strategy for Paying Off Credit Card Debt Many Americans struggle to pay down their credit card debts, a challenge exacerbated by the holidays..
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CFPB Reports 32% Increase in Credit Card Complaints

December 29, 2016

According to the latest Monthly Complaints Report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, credit card complaints from September to November 201..

Android Pay Coming to iOS Devices

December 27, 2016

Google will be launching a new line of wearables called “Android Wear 2.0” in the first quarter of 2017. They will be compatible with both..
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New Chase Website Provides Free Credit Scores to All Consumers

Chase Card Services unveiled a new website to help Americans see and understand their credit score. The new service, called Credit Journey, will also..