Square Boosts Chip Card Reader Speed by 14%

Square released new firmware for its chip card readers that improves transaction speeds by 14%. The average chip card transaction on a Square reader now takes 3.6 seconds, down from 4.2 seconds. This makes Square one of the fastest chip readers on the market. Slow transaction speeds are some of the biggest complaints from people


Apple Watch May Soon Limit Notifications While Driving

March 28, 2017

Apple was recently awarded a patent for new technology on their smartwatch. The Apple Watch may soon be upgraded to automatically detect when a user i..

Do Debit Cards Encourage People to Save Money?

March 27, 2017

Bank account holders who use debit cards are more likely to save money than those who do not use debit cards, according to a new study from the Natio..

CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceptive Marketing Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian $3 million for creating misleading ads about the way their credit scores were used. Experian t..

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of $7.25 Billion Credit Card Swipe Fee Settlement

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to reinstate a $7.25 billion class action settlement that had previously been reached between retailers and Vis..

Best Credit Cards To Use At Restaurants

Are you the kind of person who eats out a lot at restaurants? Frequent diners can include city dwellers, those who travel regularly, and some people ..

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017

Wells Fargo Credit Card Applications Plunge 55% Wells Fargo is having a hard time getting Americans to sign up for credit cards these days. Credit car..

Wells Fargo Creates New Advertising Campaign to Regain Consumer Trust

March 23, 2017

Wells Fargo has been working on a new advertising campaign to restore consumer trust. The company has experienced a consistent decline in account open..

Hundreds of Thousands of Job Seekers Affected in Data Breach

America’s JobLink has discovered a data breach that resulted in the theft of thousands of job seekers’ personal information. User names, b..

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report is based on our Complete Credit Card Index which tracks the advertised rates of 1,060 credit car..

Self-Service and Customization are the Future of Retail

Retail shopping as we know it will change dramatically in the coming years. Recent research from Synchrony Financial indicates self-service and custom..

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