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.

Uber, Fitbit and OKCupid User Data Exposed After Major Cloudflare Breach

February 28, 2017

A software bug at Cloudflare has resulted in user data being exposed from 3,400 websites and apps, including Uber, Fitbit and OkCupid. The company s..

CareCredit Partners with NextCare for Urgent Healthcare Financing

CareCredit and NextCare have teamed up to provide affordable financing for urgent care visits. CareCredit cardholders can now use their medical expens.. Weekly Credit Card Update–February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017

Costco’s Big Credit Card Bet Has Paid Off About eight months ago, Costco made a move that could have caused a massive disruption in its business..

17,000 American Senior Communities Employees are Victims of W-2 Phishing Scam

February 23, 2017

We are in the midst of tax season, which unfortunately means many Americans are at risk for fraud on their tax returns. About 17,000 American Senior C..

IBM and Visa Transform Connected Devices into Points of Sale

February 22, 2017

IBM and Visa announced a collaboration that could transform every Internet of Things (IoT) device into a point-of-sale system. Visa’s global pa..

Humans Responsible for Most Data Breaches

February 21, 2017

Humans play the most significant role in data breaches and cybersecurity incidents, according to Verizon’s recent Data Breach Investigations Rep..

California Bill Would Force Uber, Other Companies to Allow Credit Card Tips

February 20, 2017

New state legislation in California would force companies that accept credit card payments to also allow for credit card tips. Nail salons, hair salon.. Weekly Credit Card Update–February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017

Why 12 Million of You Hide Credit Cards From Your Spouse If you’re willing to conceal a credit card and make big purchases your spouse doesnR..

ZestFinance Helps Millennials Get Financing

February 15, 2017

ZestFinance announced the release of its Zest Automated Machine Learning (ZAML) Platform for credit underwriting. ZAML, which was created to help Mil..

Data Breaches Have Consumers Worried about Security of Healthcare Information

Since the Target data breach of 2013, cybersecurity problems have become relatively commonplace in the United States. Companies fight hard to protect ..