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LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–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 luxurious patch, American Express has found itself on the defensive. Now, the granddaddy of charge cards is fighting back. The first order of business has been persuading more

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Number of Unbanked Households Still Falling

October 20, 2016

The number of unbanked households fell to 7% in 2015, down from 7.7% in 2013 and 8.2% in 2011. According to a survey from the Federal Deposit Insuranc..
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Nearly One-Fourth of Shoppers Will Not Enter a Retail Store This Holiday Season

In-store holiday shopping is slowly becoming a thing of the past as more people take to online and mobile shopping. According to a new survey from th..

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..
Education costs

Financial Aid Applications More Stressful Than Applying for College

Nearly three out of four (71%) parents and students find the student loan process more stressful than applying for college, according to a recent stud..
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Android Pay May Finally Launch in Canada

Android Pay has not yet made its way to Canada, but that launch may happen very soon. The latest update of the mobile wallet, version 1.7, provides su..

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016

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..
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Cash Use Continues to Decline

In North America, 60% of consumers use cash to pay for a transaction at least once a week, a substantial decrease from 67% in 2015. While cash use is ..
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ATM Operators Will Be Liable for Chip-Enabled Mastercard Fraud Starting October 21st

One year after America transitioned to EMV chip cards, many card providers and merchants still haven’t made the switch to smartchip technology. ..
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

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...

Samsung Pay Now Supports USAA Visa Credit and Debit Cards

USAA Bank recently announced that Samsung Pay now supports its Visa debit and credit cards. The bank’s cards are already supported by Android Pa..

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