All posts by John H. Oldshue

John Oldshue is the creator of LowCards.com. He worked for over 15 years in television and won an Emmy award for his reporting. He covers credit card rate issues for LowCards.com.
JCPenney No Longer Accepts Contactless Payments

JCPenney No Longer Accepts Contactless Payments

April 23, 2019

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JCPenney no longer accepts contactless payments at its stores. Users can still swipe their physical cards, but they cannot use mobile wallets or conta..
Uber Eats Now Accepts Apple Pay

Uber Eats Now Accepts Apple Pay

April 17, 2019

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The food delivery app Uber Eats now accepts Apple Pay. Starting today, Apple users can complete food orders on the app using FaceID or TouchID. Uber s..
Skimming Has Americans Concerned about Mobile Payments at Gas Stations

Skimming Has Americans Concerned about Mobile Payments at Gas Stations

April 15, 2019

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According to a new study from ACI Worldwide, only 7% of Americans prefer using a mobile app to pay at gas stations. However, of those who had used mob..
Most Credit Cardholders Lower Their Interest Rate Just by Asking

Most Credit Cardholders Lower Their Interest Rate Just by Asking

April 10, 2019

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Tired of paying a high credit card APR? The solution may be as simple as just asking for a lower interest rate. According to a new survey, 81% of cred..
Most Americans Have Unrealistic Retirement Plans and Insufficient Budgets

Most Americans Have Unrealistic Retirement Plans and Insufficient Budgets

April 4, 2019

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Two different studies came out today that indicate Americans aren’t properly preparing for their future. The first is a report from Natixis Inve..
Wells Fargo Enhances Benefits for Campus Card

Wells Fargo Enhances Benefits for Campus Card

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Wells Fargo has updated the benefits for their Campus Card, a popular debit card for college students. The Campus Card acts as an ATM debit card and a..
Millennials Feel Uncomfortable Performing Online Financial Tasks On Their Own

Millennials Feel Uncomfortable Performing Online Financial Tasks On Their Own

March 27, 2019

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A new study from Primerica reveals Millennials are less likely than other generations to feel confident completing personal financial tasks online. Ge..
Chase Enhances Credit Card Rewards for New Customers

Chase Enhances Credit Card Rewards for New Customers

March 21, 2019

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This week, Chase announced some hefty enhancements for two of their most popular rewards credit cards. New cardholders can look forward to big changes..
PayPal Launches ‘Checkout on Instagram’ and New Services for Tax Season

PayPal Launches ‘Checkout on Instagram’ and New Services for Tax Season

March 20, 2019

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This week, PayPal announced two new expansions for its payment platform. The first is the development of Checkout on Instagram, a service allowing Ins..
Half of Millennials Are Spending Above Their Recommended Credit Limit

Half of Millennials Are Spending Above Their Recommended Credit Limit

March 12, 2019

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Millennials have lower average credit scores than older generations, and a new study reveals certain spending habits that could be major factors. Rese..