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–July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017

U.K. Bans Credit Card Surcharges, Calling Them A ‘Rip-Off’ British retailers will be forbidden from forcing customers to pay surcharges wh..

Fraudsters Pose as Attorneys in Debt Collection Scheme

July 19, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission has uncovered a debt collection scheme where telephone operators posed as attorneys to collect false debts. The FTC has c.. Weekly Credit Card Update–July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has a new offer for small merchants: take thousands of dollars from the card giant to upgrade their payment.. Weekly Credit Card Update–July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

Yet Another Thing E-Commerce Is Killing E-commerce has already changed your local mall. Now it’s changing your wallet. As more consumers do thei..

Apple Pay Expands to New Banks Before Launch of P2P Money Transfers

July 6, 2017

Apple Pay made another big expansion as it prepares for the launch of its P2P payment platform. The mobile wallet added 21 new banks in the United Sta.. Weekly Credit Card Update–June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017

America is Hooked on Credit Cards and It’s Pretty Clear Why Americans have racked up $1.01 trillion in revolving debt—primarily credit car..

Significant Growth Projected for Biometric Payment Terminals

June 28, 2017

The market for biometric Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals is expected to grow 28% between 2017 and 2021, according to research from Technavio. As of las.. Weekly Credit Card Update–June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

Venmo is Apparently Working On A Physical Debit Card Venmo is looking for new ways to stay relevant and create revenue, and a physical debit card may .. Weekly Credit Card Update–June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

Americans Are Suddenly Defaulting On Their Credit Cards The American economy has looked pretty robust of late—unemployment just hit a 16-year lo..

Class Action Lawsuits Filed over Chipotle Breach

June 14, 2017

Two class action lawsuits have been filed against Chipotle over its recent data breach—one in California and one in Colorado. According to the..