Over Half of Online Shoppers Abandon Purchases Because of Return Policies

December 31, 2019

The return process doesn’t just affect customers after a purchase. New research shows that consumers actively think about returns when buying on...
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76% of Americans Are Misinformed about How Balance Transfer Cards Work

December 23, 2019

Balance transfer cards provide a convenient opportunity for cardholders to lower their interest or consolidate credit card debt. However, many America...
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Over 40% of Rural Communities Lost Bank Branches in Recent Years

December 23, 2019

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System recently released a report highlighting the decline in bank branches in rural communities. Betwee...
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Average Credit Scores Reach an 8-Year High

December 20, 2019

According to the 10th annual State of Credit report from Experian, the average VantageScore credit score in America has now increased to 682. Credit s...
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Ring Data Breach Could Compromise Users’ Payment Information

December 19, 2019

A total of 3,672 Ring camera accounts may have been compromised this week as part of a data leak. The leaked information included usernames, passwords...
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Smart Earwear Is Fueling Growth in the Wearables Market

December 18, 2019

The worldwide wearables market saw significant growth in 2019, according to new research from the International Data Corporation (IDC). Over 305 milli...
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Visa Warns of Data-Stealing Malware at Gas Pumps

December 16, 2019

Visa has released two security reports describing a new cybersecurity threat at gas stations. In the November and December security alerts, Visa warns...
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How to Avoid Gift Card Scams During the Holidays

December 13, 2019

Gift cards are particularly popular around the holiday season, even though only 22% of Americans prefer getting gift cards for Christmas. Unfortunatel...
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Bank of America Enhances Features for Virtual Assistant Erica

December 12, 2019

Bank of America reached a new milestone for its mobile app. There are now over 10 million users who have interacted with Erica, the bank’s virtu...
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Credit Unions Worried Their Card Services Won’t Meet Customer Expectations

December 10, 2019

According to a new survey from Member Access Processing, credit unions are worried about customer retention. Nearly half (44%) of credit union executi...
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