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.

TransFirst and Click & Pledge Make Giving Easy

August 24, 2016

TransFirst and Click & Pledge are streamlining the online fundraising process for non-profit organizations located in the United States. Click &a..
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Apple Pay and Android Pay Now Available at Chick-fil-A

August 23, 2016

Looking for a new way to pay for your chicken sandwiches at Chick-fil-A? As of August 19, customers can now use Apple Pay and Android Pay to complete ..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016

Major Hotel Chains Hacked, Credit Card Details Stolen If you stayed at a major hotel chain in recent months, you might want to check your credit card ..
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Financial Tips for College-Bound Students

August 17, 2016

It is time for high school graduates to leave for college and take that first big step toward independence. Soon parents will discover how well they p..

American Express Offers Cash Rewards to Boxed Customers

American Express announced that Boxed customers will receive free shipping and 3% Boxed Cash Rewards on up to $15,000 in purchases when they use their..

Increased Credit Card Debt Boosts Overall Household Debt in America

August 16, 2016

Household debt in the United States increased to $12.29 trillion in the second quarter of 2016, up 0.3% from the previous quarter, according to a repo..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–August 12, 2016

August 12, 2016

Does Self-Checkout Make Customer Want To Steal? As it turns out, the self-checkout line has a big drawback. It seems to be passively encouraging shopp..
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Parents with Student Loans Are “Significantly More Likely” to Have Credit Card Debt

August 10, 2016

Parents who have student loans are “significantly more likely to have credit card debt” than those without student loans, according to the..
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Newkirk Products Data Breach Affects 3.3 Million Consumers

August 9, 2016

Newkirk Products, which provides ID cards for health insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, announced it had been the victim of a data br..
Kiel, Germany - June 4, 2016:  Olympic rings at Kiel Schilksee Olympic Centre. In 1972 Olympic games held in Munich and Kiel hosted the Olympic sailing competitions

Visa Offering Personal Finance Education to Olympic Athletes

August 8, 2016

Visa announced the creation of a financial education program for Olympic  athletes. The Practical Money Skills for Athletes program, which was des..