All posts by Lynn Oldshue

Lynn Oldshue has written personal finance stories for LowCards.com for twelve years. She majored in public relations at Mississippi State University.
Etsy Sellers Experienced Large Bank Withdrawals after Billing Error

Etsy Sellers Experienced Large Bank Withdrawals after Billing Error

February 18, 2019

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Over the weekend, Etsy’s forums were flooded with billing complaints from sellers. An error on Etsy’s end caused many sellers to experienc..
Do Credit Scores Impact Online Dating Experiences?

Do Credit Scores Impact Online Dating Experiences?

February 13, 2019

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Does having a good credit score make you more likely to find success with online dating? How do experiences compare between prime and non-prime daters..
Americans Turn to Online Reviews for Big Decisions, Except Where to Bank

Americans Turn to Online Reviews for Big Decisions, Except Where to Bank

February 11, 2019

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Americans rely on online reviews for many of their most important purchases. In fact, 78% say they trust online reviews as much as a personal recommen..
Millennials Say Sharing Credit Card Rewards Is a “Relationship Perk”

Millennials Say Sharing Credit Card Rewards Is a “Relationship Perk”

February 6, 2019

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First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes…shared credit card rewards? In honor of Valentine’s Day, Wells Fargo conducted a study to se..
Synchrony Launches Cash Back Credit Card for Home-Related Purchases

Synchrony Launches Cash Back Credit Card for Home-Related Purchases

February 5, 2019

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Synchrony just unveiled a new credit card for home-related purchases. The Synchrony HOME Credit Card has no annual fee, and can be used at over one mi..
Only 14% of U.S. Consumers Using Mobile Wallets for In-Store Purchases

Only 14% of U.S. Consumers Using Mobile Wallets for In-Store Purchases

January 31, 2019

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Mobile wallets have become a part of today’s culture, but are they as popular as they appear to be? According to a new study from Juniper Resear..
What are the Benefits of Adding a User to My Credit Card?

What are the Benefits of Adding a User to My Credit Card?

January 22, 2019

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When you fill out a credit card application, you are usually given an option to add an authorized user to your account. You may wonder if there are an..
Visa Launches ‘She’s Next’ Campaign to Empower Female Entrepreneurs

Visa Launches ‘She’s Next’ Campaign to Empower Female Entrepreneurs

January 18, 2019

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In an effort to help female entrepreneurs, Visa is launching the She’s Next campaign. The program will feature a series of interactive workshops..
Best Credit Cards without a Social Security Number

Best Credit Cards without a Social Security Number

January 16, 2019

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Most credit card companies require you to enter your social security number when you apply. In that way, the credit card issuer can run your credit to..
Only Half of Engaged Couples Discuss Finances before Marriage

Only Half of Engaged Couples Discuss Finances before Marriage

January 7, 2019

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As engagement season comes to a close, many couples are now planning their wedding. A new survey from SunTrust and The Harris Poll shows 88% of Americ..