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–June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016

Millions of U.S. Consumers Are Escaping Subprime The percentage of Americans with subprime credit scores has fallen to the lowest level in more than a..
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Apple Pay Leading to Strong Sales Growth in Vending Machines

June 22, 2016

As Apple Pay and other mobile wallets continue to grow in popularity in America, they have found growth in an unexpected sector of the market – vend..
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American Express Launches Quick Chip Software to Speed Up Card Transactions

June 21, 2016

American Express announced the development of new software that claims to speed up chip card transactions. The “Quick Chip” program allows..
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Customer Credit Card Details Stolen in Acer Breach

June 20, 2016 suffered a data breach that could potentially affect every customer in the United States that accessed the website within the past year. The..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016

Home Depot Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Visa, MasterCard Home Depot filed an antitrust lawsuit against Visa and MasterCard reigniting claims from a..
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US Bank MasterCard Now Works with Android Pay and Samsung Pay

June 16, 2016

US Bank MasterCard users can finally add their cards to their mobile wallets. The bank confirmed that Android Pay and Samsung Pay now support US Bank ..
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Samsung Pay to Launch in Singapore Tomorrow

June 14, 2016

Samsung Pay will be making its debut in Southeast Asia when it launches in Singapore on June 16th. This will be the fifth country to feature the mobil..
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32 Million Twitter Accounts May Have Been Hacked

June 13, 2016

While Twitter was saying its systems have not been breached, more than 32 million Twitter login credentials may be available for sale on the Dark Web...
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016

Consumer Credit Growth Slows in April as Shoppers Reined in Credit Card Use Consumer credit growth slowed in April after reaching a 15-year high the p..
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Alaska Airlines Enhances Benefits for Co-Branded Visa Signature Card

June 9, 2016

Alaska Airlines launched a series of new benefits for its Visa Signature Card, including the elimination of foreign transaction fees. Many credit card..