LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–October 31, 2014

Some U.S. Retailers Shun Apple Pay, Eye Rival Payments System Some large U.S. retailers are refusing to use Apple Pay, Apple's new electronic payments service, as they commit to developing a rival payments system that would bolster their profits by … Continue reading

GE Capital to Pay $225 Million for Discriminatory and Deceptive Credit Card Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has cracked down on yet another credit card issuer. Today, the CFPB and the Justice Department ordered GE Capital Retail Bank, General Electric's retail credit card business, to pay $225 million in relief to consumers … Continue reading

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–August 16, 2013

Judge is Open to Repayment of Swipe Fees A federal judge threatened to further crimp a once-lucrative profit center for banks and credit card companies, saying they may need to reimburse retailers billions of dollars in debit card transaction fees … Continue reading

Justice Department Challenges American Airlines-US Airways Merger

If you are a frequent flyer with American Airlines or US Airways, hang on to your air miles. In a surprise move, the Justice Department, along with the attorneys general of six states and the District of Columbia, filed a … Continue reading

Authorities Bust Worldwide Credit Card Ring that Stole $200 Million

The U.S. Justice Department announced charges against 18 people who bilked financial institutions out of at least $200 million in an international credit card fraud scheme. This would be one of the biggest credit card scams ever broken up by … Continue reading

LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update November 21

Mobile Apps Aim to Steer Consumer Credit Card Choices There are two new mobile apps which help cardholders select the best credit card to use at checkout. Wallaby Financial released a free app that helps iPhone users determine which card … Continue reading