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Javelin studied the nation's top 20 credit card issuers to determine the leaders in consumer identity safety. Those topping the 2016 list are: American Express, Bank of America, Capital One, Chase, Citibank, PNC, SunTrust, USAA and Wells Fargo. To assess … Continue reading →
Wearable Technology Will Be Used by Half of Consumers for Mobile Payments Research firm, Gartner Inc., has released a recent prediction that wearable technology will play a tremendously larger role in mobile payments over the next few years, saying that … Continue reading →
There are Officially More People Doing Their Weekly Banking via Mobile Phones Than Branches Mobile banking remains a technology in its infancy, but according to Javelin Strategy & Research, it has already eclipsed physical branches in terms of the percentage … Continue reading →
Identity theft has become a major concern for the American consumer and is now having a significant impact on their shopping habits. These are the findings of an exclusive survey conducted on over 400 random individuals by LowCards.com. Nearly 46% of … Continue reading →
Identity theft is happening all the time--literally. A new report by Javelin Strategy & Research shows that there was a new identity fraud victim nearly every two seconds in 2013. Last year, there were an estimated 13.1 million victims of identity … Continue reading →
Bank of America earned the title of Best in Class for Security in Javelin Strategy and Research's 9th Annual Credit Card Issuers' Identity Score Card. This is the seventh year in a row that the banking giant has earned this … Continue reading →
Credit Card Debt Declines for Fourth Straight Month U.S. credit card balances declined for the fourth consecutive month in September, suggesting rising caution among the nation's consumers. Revolving credit, which largely reflects money owed on credit cards, fell by a … Continue reading →
As consumers take steps in this new year to get their finances in order, they should also take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from identity theft. Over 11.6 million people were victims of identity theft in 2011, according to … Continue reading →
One-third of mobile consumers use smartphones or tablets for banking, up from 24 percent in 2011, according to a new report from Javelin Strategy & Research. To meet this demand, more than two-thirds of financial institutions now offer mobile banking through the … Continue reading →
Another celebrity is entering the prepaid market: Magic Johnson. The NBA Hall of Famer is entering a partnership with OneWest Bank, FSB and introducing a reloadable prepaid MasterCard. The "Magic Card" targets people who don't have a traditional bank deposit … Continue reading →