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. Weekly Credit Card Update–November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017

CFPB’s Cordray Resigns; Agency Future Uncertain Richard Cordray, first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will leave the agen..

Wells Fargo Uncovers 450 More Illegal Vehicle Repossessions

November 15, 2017

The number of Wells Fargo illegal vehicle repossessions has more than doubled, according to settlement information from the Department of Justice. The..

Are Free Credit Score Sites Accurate?

Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put in a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register seeking information about websites ..

Have Black Friday Specials Gone Too Far?

November 8, 2017

Black Friday used to be just that: one Friday. Shoppers could look forward to a single day that featured the biggest deals of the year. But during the..

Securing a Line of Credit for Your Small Business

November 6, 2017

According to the Small Business Index that Wells Fargo released today, 39% of small business owners said it was “very or somewhat easy” to.. Weekly Credit Card Update–November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017

Here’s How Many Americans Say They Don’t Carry Cash Paper money might be losing its appeal. In a survey of more than 2,000 Americans, U.S... Weekly Credit Card Update–October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017

Senate Kills Rule That Made It Easier To Sue Banks Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote Tuesday night to repeal a rule that made it ..

What Does A No Limit Credit Card Mean?

October 25, 2017

Most credit cards have a pre-determined credit limit, which means that the card issuer will only extend you credit up to a certain amount. If your cre..

30 Million South African Citizens Affected by Data Breach

October 23, 2017

South African authorities are investigating a data breach that may have affected at least 30 million South Africans, which is more than half of South .. Weekly Credit Card Update–October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017

American Express Fee Accusations Get U.S. High Court Hearing The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case that could roil the credit-card business, agreeing..