Americans Say High Credit Card Debt Is a Relationship Deal Breaker

According to the Chase Slate 2017 Credit Outlook, credit card debt has a big impact on how Americans view their relationships. 37% of survey participants said high debt on a credit card is a potential deal-breaker in a relationship, and 34% said finances should be discussed when a couple starts to get serious. This data

Debit Card Fraud Dropped 28% in 2016

August 15, 2017

Debit card fraud losses dropped 28% in 2016 after the industry’s October 2015 transition to smartchips, according to PULSE’s just-released..

Non-Savers Struggling with Financial Stress

According to recent research from Schwab Retirement Plan Services, “non-savers,” defined as those not actively contributing to their 401(k..

TalkTalk Fined £100,000

August 14, 2017

The UK’s data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner Office (ICO), has fined TalkTalk £100,000 (U.S. $129,630.50) over a 2014 data br..

MasterCard Turns Its Focus to Millennials

MasterCard’s Chief Financial Officer Martina Hund-Mejean said the company is turning its attention to Millennials. This generation of adults is .. 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..

Lisa Frank Launches New Line of Prepaid Debit Cards

Lisa Frank is known for creating colorful school supplies, posters and clothing, but now the company is taking on the payments industry. A new line of..

The Weekly Credit Card Rate Report for August 10, 2017

The Weekly Credit Card Rate Report is based on our Complete Credit Card Index which tracks the advertised rates of 1,060 credit car..

Fewer Millennials Taking Out FHA-Backed Loans

Millennials are taking out fewer FHA-backed mortgage loans, according to the Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker. While 63% of all closed loans were made to ..

Capital One Shuts Down Level Money Finance Management App

August 9, 2017

Capital One is closing down the Level Money budgeting app it acquired less than two years ago. According to an announcement on, the app..

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