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–April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

Mastercard Debuts A Credit Card With A Fingerprint Sensor To Fight Fraud Swipe-to-pay, then chip-and-PIN. What next, credit cards with fingerprint sen..

Mastercard and PayRange Make Cashless Vending Machines Available in 300 U.S. Cities

April 19, 2017

Mastercard has partnered with mobile payment processor PayRange to provide cashless vending machines in 300 cities across the United States. Customers..

Mobile Payment Processing Is the Most Demanded Retail Technology

April 18, 2017

The push for mobile payment processing continues to grow. According to a new study from Zynstra, 65% of retail IT managers believe mobile payment capa..

U.S. Hospitals Experiment with Pre-Payment Strategies for Medical Bills

April 17, 2017

Go to the hospital, come home, get a massive bill in the mail weeks later. That’s how the medical billing system usually works. According to a n.. Weekly Credit Card Update–April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017

America’s Credit Card Tab Hits $1 Trillion Credit card debt breached the $1 trillion threshold in the U.S., joining auto loans and student debt ..

31% of Credit Cardholders have not Redeemed Rewards

April 12, 2017

Almost one in three cardholders (31%) have never redeemed their credit card rewards, according to a new Bankrate report. Most consumers seem to take a..

Visa Checkout Now Has 20 Million Enrolled Customers

April 11, 2017

Visa Checkout just reached 20 million enrolled accounts, and Visa is expanding its online shopping services to accommodate the increased demand. The d.. Weekly Credit Card Update–April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

Amazon Cash to Allow Customers to Trade Cash for Online Credit Amazon on Monday announced Amazon Cash, a service that will allow customers to forego..

ATM Drilling: A Low-Tech Threat to the Banking Industry

April 6, 2017

Researchers at Kaspersky have been investigating a low-tech, high-return method of ATM theft using a drill—that’s right, a drill. They fou..

Best Student Credit Cards of 2017

April 4, 2017

Student credit cards are great tools to help young adults build their credit scores. These cards can provide a good source of emergency funds as well,..