The Mobile Wallet Battle Heats Up

Domino's Pizza is now accepting payment via Google Wallet. You can pay for your pizza with your Android app. That might not sound like big news but it signals a significant move in the battle for how you make your … Continue reading

PayStand Launches Payment Service for Bitcoins and eChecks

PayPal and Google Wallet have a new competitor. PayStand is an online payment service provider that is designed to process Bitcoins, eChecks and credit cards for websites in the United States. PayStand was originally developed to improve upon the payment … Continue reading

MasterCard and Web.com Launch New Payment Option

Web.com has developed a new add-on to its website hosting and design services, thanks to technology from MasterCard. The new option called Take-A-Payment provides a faster way for consumers and businesses to receive money from transactions on their websites. Take-A-Payment … Continue reading

MasterCard Profits from Google Wallet

The launch of Google Wallet is benefiting more than just Google. It's putting money onto MasterCard's income statement, too. The Google Wallet is a digital substitute for an actual wallet, storing all your credit, debit and gift cards. It is backed … Continue reading

How to Choose a Mobile Wallet

Mobile wallets are changing the way people make purchases. Rather than carrying around a wallet full of cards and money, all someone needs is a cell phone to pay for the things he wants. With the number of mobile wallet … Continue reading

New Google Wallet Card Lacks Convenience and Versatility

When Google first announced plans to issue a Google Wallet prepaid card, thousands of people signed up for the opportunity. This was supposed to be a tangible product for a mobile application that would make Google Wallet more widespread and … Continue reading

Google Introduces New Prepaid Debit Card

Google has announced the release of a new prepaid debit card that works with its mobile wallet, Google Wallet. The card is connected to a person's Google Wallet account, which links to bank accounts and a transfer system so that … Continue reading

The History of the Credit Card

Technology, innovation and social media are bringing changes to credit card payments. Consumers have been slow to adapt to these changes, but that should not come as a shock. History shows that methods of payment change and evolve slowly. Until … Continue reading

Autofill Credit Card Info on Facebook

Facebook launched a new mobile shopping opportunity that allows users to connect credit cards to their social accounts. As a result, Facebook will automatically fill in the credit card numbers for online purchases, per the request of the user. This is … Continue reading

Mobile Banking Streamlines Money Sharing

Ever go to split a bill at a restaurant, only to be frustrated by someone having to write a check to you? Checks are a bit antiquated, but most people don't have credit card processors hanging around in their wallets. If that scene … Continue reading

Isis Mobile Wallet Partners with Two Major Credit Card Issuers

The Isis mobile wallet has now secured two major credit card issuers--Chase and American Express--in its quest to expand throughout the nation. Isis is a mobile credit card solution that is said to be the next big competitor for Google … Continue reading

Big Boost for Visa’s Digital Wallet

Visa's digital wallet product, V.me, grew significantly yesterday with the addition of two major banking partners. Bank of America, with an estimated 30 million online customers, and the Royal Bank of Scotland have both agreed to offer V.me. Earlier this … Continue reading

Major Expansion for Visa’s Digital Wallet

Visa has significantly expanded its reach into the digital payment industry. Visa's digital wallet service, V.me, is adding more than 50 financial institutions, including PNC, U.S. Bank, BBVA/Compass and BB&T. This increases Visa's potential base of cardholders to 55 million. … Continue reading

LowCards Weekly Credit Card Update September 7

Many Card Companies Dumping Credit Protection Plans Credit card holders could soon be saying good-bye to some costly add-on products that promised peace-of-mind during a disaster, such as a job loss. And many consumer groups say good-riddance. Several consumer advocates … Continue reading

Discover Partners its Way into Mobile Payments

Discover is attempting to partner its way into mobile payments and increasing its market share. The credit card company is partnering with PayPal and will equip the more than seven million U.S. merchants that accept Discover with the option to also accept PayPal … Continue reading

LowCards Weekly Credit Card Update August 17

Card Swipes in Church Make Giving Easier It hasn't always been easy for administrators and lay leaders to get people to donate regularly and increase their contributions each year, no matter their faith. Over the last decade or so, entrepreneurs have seized … Continue reading

LowCards Weekly Credit Card Update August 10

U.S. Consumers Cut Back on Credit Card Use in June Americans cut back on credit card use in June, a sign that high unemployment and slow growth have made some more cautious about spending. Still, total consumer borrowing increased as … Continue reading