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John Oldshue is the creator of He worked for over 15 years in television and won an Emmy award for his reporting. He covers credit card rate issues for

Venmo’s Privacy Settings Continue to Pose Problems

June 18, 2019

Another 7 million Venmo transactions have been published due to a problem with the company’s privacy policy. A computer science student named Da...

Europe and China Pave the Way for United Mobile Wallet Technology

June 13, 2019

Mobile wallet providers in Europe and China are teaming up to provide a seamless payment experience for travelers. Alipay, Momo pocket, Bluecode, ePas...

Amazon Launches ‘Credit Builder’, a Secured Card with Rewards

June 10, 2019

Amazon is trying to expand its footprint into the financial market by launching a secured credit card that targets people with limited or poor credit....

Many Americans Don’t Know They Have Credit Card Debt

June 5, 2019

A surprising number of Americans seem to be rather clueless about their credit card account. According to a new study from U.S. News, 21% of Americans...

Students Report Higher Credit Card Debt and Usage as They Progress through College

June 4, 2019

According to the 2019 Money Matters on Campus Report from EVERFI and AIG Retirement Services, students have an increasing amount of credit card debt a...

American Express Will Stop Offering Restaurant Credits with Priority Pass

May 29, 2019

Starting August 1, American Express will no longer offer restaurant credits for cardholders with Priority Pass. This includes American Express Platinu...

Fitbit Pay Now Accepted on Transit Systems

May 29, 2019

Fitbit users can now use Fitbit Pay at seven transit systems worldwide. The service is currently active for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Trans...

One Third of Americans Have Been Late On Paying A Bill This Year

May 23, 2019

A new survey from STASH reveals one in three Americans have paid a monthly bill late within the last year. Of those late payers, 46% have missed two o...

How Consumers Are Now Deciding on Their Bank

May 22, 2019

Consumers are changing the way they pick a financial institution. According to a new report from Kasasa, 84% of Americans choose the products they wan...

What is Cryptocurrency?

May 20, 2019

Most people have heard the term “cryptocurrency,” usually from a tech reporter or someone in the banking industry. But many of us do not f...