American Express Opens New Luxury Lounge for Travelers

American Express announced the opening of its Centurion Lounge in Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport, which accommodates over 38 million flyers every year. This newest lounge, which is the second in Texas and the seventh in the United States, is located in Terminal D and provides 8,500 square feet for cardholders. Amenities in the lounge include: A


American Express Opens New Luxury Lounge for Travelers

June 27, 2016

American Express announced the opening of its Centurion Lounge in Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport, which accommodates over 38 million f..

Costco’s New Credit Card Has Lucrative Rewards, But Experiencing a Rough Rollout

June 24, 2016

The Costco credit card switch from American Express to Citi has finally taken place. The new Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi has some very lucrativ..

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–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..

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for June 23, 2016

June 23, 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 ca..

American Express Limiting EMV Chargebacks for Merchants

June 22, 2016

To encourage EMV card adoption in the United States, American Express announced it is changing its EMV chargeback policy to help merchants lower the..

Visa and MasterCard Improve Chip Certification Process for Merchants

Merchants who have not started accepting chip debit and credit cards in their stores and restaurants may now have new motivation to make the switch. V..

Many Americans Shocked and Disgusted by Bank Fees

Six in ten Americans (61.9%) describe themselves as “shocked” or “disgusted” when they discovered the average U.S. household s..

Apple Pay Leading to Strong Sales Growth in Vending Machines

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..

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..

Average Cost of Data Breach Hits $4 Million

The average cost of a data breach has now reached $4 million, up 30% from 2013, according to a recent IBM Security and Ponemon Institute study. The a..

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