Lending Money to Friends and Family Could Have Negative Consequences

November 15, 2019

There is an old saying that you shouldn’t lend money to your friends and relatives, and a new study seems to bear that out. It is fairly common ...
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Is It Better to Have Bad Credit or No Credit?

November 14, 2019

Something is better than nothing, except when it comes to credit. In most credit-related situations, having no credit may be better than having bad cr...
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Americans Spend an Average of $465 Per Year on Retail Subscriptions

November 13, 2019

Amazon Prime, Scentbird, Birchbox, Blue Apron, Dollar Shave Club—retail subscription services are everywhere these days. According to the Subscr...
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Payment Methods Significantly Impact Mobile Shopping Decisions

November 12, 2019

When it comes to mobile commerce, consumers know what they want. According to a new study from PayPal and Ipsos, the number one reason why consumer...
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Apple Card under Investigation for Gender Discrimination

November 12, 2019

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is investigating Apple and Goldman Sachs after allegations of gender discrimination for the Appl...
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Only 1 in 5 Americans Want Cash or Gift Cards for Christmas

November 11, 2019

Gift cards are an easy go-to gift for the holidays, but that doesn’t mean people actually want them. According to GiftHappy’s 2019 Holiday...
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JPMorgan Wants to Provide Virtual Bank Accounts for Amazon and Airbnb Customers

November 8, 2019

JPMorgan has been working on a way to help online merchants provide banking services to their customers. The company has developed an e-wallet which t...
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Banks May Be Tightening Standards for Credit Card Applications

November 6, 2019

According to the latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey from The Federal Reserve, banks tightened their lending standards for credit cards in the t...
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Discover Begins Rolling Out Contactless Credit Cards

November 5, 2019

Discover will be converting to contactless credit cards over the next few months. Some existing Discover It and Discover More cardholders will receive...
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Apple Introduces 24 Month Financing for iPhones with 3% Cash Back on Apple Card

November 1, 2019

Apple is giving consumers an incentive to use its new Apple Card. During a recent earnings call, it was announced that users can soon finance a new iP...
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