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.

Millions of Weebly and Foursquare Accounts Hacked

October 24, 2016

Web hosting service Weebly confirmed a LeakedSource report that 43.4 million accounts were stolen in a February 2016 hack. The stolen records includ..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016

AmEx Takes Aim at Visa and Mastercard in Battle for Mom-and-Pops With rivals such as Chase and its Sapphire Reserve card angling for a piece of its lu..

NASCAR Credit Cardholders Can Win an Ultimate Race Weekend

October 19, 2016

NASCAR credit cardholders will be given the chance to win the Ultimate Race Weekend from Credit One Bank. Credit One Bank, one of the fastest growing..
Indianapolis - Circa August 2016: At Home Retail Chain Location. At Home Specializes in Home Decor Furnishings and Decorative Accents I

Synchrony to Offer At Home Credit Card

October 18, 2016

Synchrony Financial and At Home have announced a multi-year deal that will bring a private label credit card to the superstore in the Spring of 2017...
VALENCIA CA/USA - AUGUST 17 2014. Wells Fargo bank exterior. Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco California.

Wells Fargo Reveals Number of Fake Credit Card Accounts

October 17, 2016

Wells Fargo released the preliminary data for its investigation on the fake accounts scandal from 2011 to 2015. The bank and auditors at Pricewaterhou..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016

Goldman Targets Credit Card Borrowers with New Lending Business Goldman Sachs has launched a new online lending business that targets borrowers saddle..
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U.S. Bank Adds Geolocation Technology to Select Credit Cards

October 12, 2016

To help reduce false credit card declines while traveling, U.S. Bank is enabling geolocation features for select credit cards. This is an opt-in servi..
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New App Helps Consumers Avoid Fees

October 11, 2016

The Credit Card Optimizer, a new app from Prosper Marketplace, helps consumers make better financial decisions and avoid fees by providing payment re..
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Discover Will Match Donations for Hurricane Matthew Relief

October 10, 2016

Today, Discover announced it will match cardholder donations to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Matthew Relief. Discover has pledged up to $500,..
weekly-credit-card-update (1) Weekly Credit Card Update–October 7, 2016

October 7, 2016

Credit Card Giants Sued over Chip Readers A judge is allowing small businesses to sue the major credit card companies for forcing them to adopt chip r..