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Beware of the New Credit Card E-Mail Scam

Criminals are finding a way to scam consumers with the recent conversion to the more secure chip-embedded credit cards. Since only about 40% of Americans have received their new EMV cards, many are wondering when their current card will be replaced. Scammers are taking advantage of this, sending an e-mail that seems to come from


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Beware of the New Credit Card E-Mail Scam

October 6, 2015

Criminals are finding a way to scam consumers with the recent conversion to the more secure chip-embedded credit cards. Since only about 40% of Americ..
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Federal Court Okays New York Ban on Credit Card Surcharges

October 5, 2015

Last week, a Federal appeals court ruled it was constitutional for the state of New York to prohibit merchants from passing along credit card fees to ..
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Websites of Most Presidential Candidates Fail Privacy Test

Secure websites are critical for any company or organization, but apparently not to the Presidential candidates. A recent study completed by the Onli..
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Experian Data Breach Puts 15 Million T-Mobile Customers At Risk

On October 1, Experian, one of the country’s leading credit rating bureaus, announced one of their servers had been breached. This server held ..
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Credit Cards with Sign On Bonuses

It’s pretty amazing that you can earn a sign-up bonus from a credit card issuer, just for giving their products a chance. The credit card indust..
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Data Breach at Scottrade Affects up to 4.6 Million Customers

October 2, 2015

Scottrade, an online discount brokerage firm, confirmed it was the victim of a data breach that took place during late 2013 and early 2014. The breach..
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LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–October 2, 2015

Ready or Not, it’s Credit Card Chip and Dip Time Thursday marks a milestone in the effort to shift the U.S. to the use of microchip-embedded cre..
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Data Breaches at Hilton and Trump Hotels

October 1, 2015

In August, Visa alerted many financial institutions of a security breach that took place between April 21 and July 27 of this year. The notifications..
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Face-to-Face Interactions Keep Bank Branches Open

Most Americans still want to visit a physical branch to do their banking business, according to a new survey from Glory Globe Solutions. In fact, 61% ..
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Sam's Club Begins Accepting American Express Cards

Today, Sam’s Club began accepting American Express cards in its chain of warehouse retail stores. American Express is also making a limited time..

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