Millennials Are the Driving Force behind Record-High FICO Scores

January 17, 2020

According to Experian’s newly-released Consumer Credit Review, Americans now have an average credit score of 703. Over 59% of consumers report a...
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The Pros and Cons of Digital Gift Cards

January 15, 2020

The gift card industry continues to thrive. In 2019, Americans loaded $95 billion onto gift cards. But there is a specific sector of this market that ...
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Consumers Prefer Chip Cards 5X More Than Magnetic Strip Cards

January 13, 2020

It has been nearly five years since America began transitioning to chip credit and debit cards. Almost 100% of card-based transactions now use EMV tec...
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Chase Sapphire Reserve Now Carries a $550 Annual Fee

January 9, 2020

Chase just unveiled a new set of benefits for the Sapphire Reserve travel rewards card, including enhanced rewards for Lyft rides and free deliveries ...
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PayPal Completes Acquisition of Browser Extension Honey

January 8, 2020

Honey is now officially part of the PayPal family, joining the likes of Venmo, Braintree and Xoom. PayPal purchased the browser extension for $4 billi...
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Mastercard Launches Augmented Reality App to Help Cardholders Understand Their Benefits

January 8, 2020

Mastercard has created a new augmented reality app to help customers better understand their card benefits. The app will be available on iPhone for ca...
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Chase Offers DoorDash Delivery Benefits to Freedom, Sapphire and Slate Cardholders

January 7, 2020

Chase has partnered with delivery provider DoorDash to provide new benefits for Freedom, Sapphire and Slate cardholders. Eligible cardmembers can now ...
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Americans Left Nearly $3 Billion on Unspent Gift Cards Last Year

January 6, 2020

Gift cards are a popular present in America, accounting for 55% of the average gifting budget. However, research shows that up to $3 billion remains u...
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Nearly 2 Million Returns Are Projected to Ship on National Returns Day

January 2, 2020

Record holiday sales inevitably yield one thing: record holiday returns. January 2 is considered National Returns Day, and the United Parcel Service p...
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Hundreds of Restaurants Involved in Landry’s Data Breach

January 2, 2020

Landry’s Inc. has notified customers about a data breach impacting many restaurant chains across the United States. Affected brands include Bubb...
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