All posts by Lynn Oldshue

Lynn Oldshue has written personal finance stories for for twelve years. She majored in public relations at Mississippi State University.

Disney and Chase Renew Long-Term Co-Branded Credit Card Deal

September 19, 2017

Today, Disney and Chase announced a multi-year extension for their co-branded credit card agreement. The two companies have had a relationship for nea..

Credit Card Delinquencies on the Rise

September 18, 2017

U.S. banks and card companies reported a rise in the credit card delinquency rates in August, the second consecutive monthly increase after four month.. Weekly Credit Card Update–September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017

Scammers Are Constructing Fake People to Get Real Credit Cards Known as synthetic identity theft, the scam relies on creating identities rather than s..

Wells Fargo CEO Says Bank Is Working on Cost Control

September 13, 2017

Yesterday, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan said the troubled bank is working on cost control as it attempts to recover from the fake account scandal of 2016..

Venmo Is Beta Testing a Physical Debit Card

September 12, 2017

Venmo is sending out physical debit cards to select users as part of a new beta test. The cards will be attached to the users’ Venmo accounts, a.. Weekly Credit Card Update–September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017

Equifax Reveals Hack That Likely Exposed Data of 143 Million Customers Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that person..

Chase and United Airlines Launch No Annual Fee Travel Rewards Card

September 6, 2017

Today, Chase and United Airlines launched the United TravelBank Card, a new travel rewards card with no annual fee. Users can earn 2% cash back on Uni..

Consumers Trust Credit Card Companies over Retailers for Data Security

When it comes to protecting sensitive information, consumers trust their credit card companies significantly more than retailers. According to a new s.. Weekly Credit Card Update–September 1, 2017

September 1, 2017

Amex Unveils New Payment Feature for Credit Cards Retail stores use layaway to help customers pay for purchases. Now it looks like credit card compani..

Regions Bank and JPMorgan Chase Offer Assistance to Hurricane Victims

August 29, 2017

Both Regions Bank and JPMorgan Chase announced they are offering services to help people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Regions is offering the followi..