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.

Chase and Visa Top List of Trusted Brands

September 29, 2016

Chase is America’s most trusted bank, and the top-rated credit card brand is Visa, according to Reader’s Digest second annual Trusted B..

CFPB Sues Prime Marketing Holdings for Misleading Marketing and Illegal Fees

September 28, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against Prime Marketing Holdings for misleading consumers about its credit repair service..
LAS VEGAS NV/USA - FEBRUARY 14 2016: The Trump Hotel Las Vegas timeshare and hotellocated on the Las Vegas Strip. The Trump is named after businessman celebrity and politician Donald Trump.

Trump Hotels Fined $50,000 over Data Breaches

September 27, 2016

The Trump Hotel Collection has agreed to pay a $50,000 fine for failing to inform guests about a data breach. New York Attorney General Eric Schneide..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016

Prepaid Cards’ Growing Popularity Catches Regulator’s Eye Prepaid cards, which started out as simple gift cards from retail stores, have m..
Cash Back Card words on a credit card to illustrate incentives and money bonuses on a plastic charge account when you spend or borrow funds on loan

Consumers Prefer Cash Back Over Other Credit Card Rewards

September 21, 2016

When it comes to choosing a rewards credit card, most consumers prefer cash back offers over all other rewards. A new survey from Ally Bank reveals th..
Kiev Ukraine - September 24 2014: Close-up shot of brand new Apple iPhone 5S showing website with news announce of Apple Pay service.

Time Inc. Now Accepting Apple Pay

September 19, 2016

Time Inc. announced it has integrated Apple Pay into their apps, enabling subscribers to easily pay for their purchases. This means Entertainment We..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016

Credit Card Agreements: Profiles in Gibberish Go ahead and admit it: You don’t read your credit card agreements. You probably can’t even r..
New York Garage parking area in the heart of the city with beautiful luxury buildings in the background

300+ New York Parking Garages Sued for Illegal Credit Card Surcharges

September 14, 2016

Two of New York City’s largest parking garage operators are now facing a class action lawsuit for their credit card processing fees. Russell Spi..
Withdraw some money from the ATM machine

Cardless Cash Coming to Credit Union ATMs

September 13, 2016

FIS and CO-OP Financial Services have partnered to add Cardless Cash to credit union ATMs. This partnership will bring extra security to credit union ..

Wells Fargo May Face Further Legal Action for Fake Accounts

September 12, 2016

Last week, federal regulators fined Wells Fargo $185 million for opening fake accounts under existing customer names. On Friday, attorneys at Girard ..