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–August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017

One Major Way U.S. Credit Card Debt Is Getting Worse Americans are increasingly delinquent on their credit card debt. Credit card delinquencies have i..

Americans Say High Credit Card Debt Is a Relationship Deal Breaker

August 16, 2017

According to the Chase Slate 2017 Credit Outlook, credit card debt has a big impact on how Americans view their relationships. 37% of survey participa.. Weekly Credit Card Update–August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017

America’s Credit Card Holders are $1 Trillion in Debt The amount Americans owe on their credit cards has hit a new high at just over $1 trillion..

Nationwide Insurance Reaches $5.5 Million Settlement

August 10, 2017

Nationwide Mutual Insurance has reached a $5.5 million settlement over a 2012 data breach that allegedly exposed the personal information of 1.27 mill..

Chase Bank Will No Longer Replace Lost Debit Cards at Local Branches

August 9, 2017

Chase Bank customers will need to keep better track of their debit cards. The bank will no longer make instant debit card replacements at local branch..

Government and Financial Institutions Most Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

August 7, 2017

The government and financial services are the entities most vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to recent research from Netsparker. In fact, 61% of .. Weekly Credit Card Update–August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017

Why Amazon’s a Threat to Mastercard and Visa Visa and Mastercard hate cash, which is why they love that more people are shopping online. The ris..

Skype Users Can Now Send Money Via PayPal

August 2, 2017

A new partnership between Skype and PayPal will give consumers a new way to send money internationally. Beginning today, friends and family members ca.. Weekly Credit Card Update–July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Giving Borrowers Some Breathing Room The Federal Reserve has left interest rates alone, giving borrowers a moment to breathe. ..

Bitcoin Buyers Can Now Pay with American Express on Abra

July 27, 2017

Consumers who use the app Abra can now pay for Bitcoin using an American Express card. Users have the option to buy up to $200 in Bitcoin per day or $..