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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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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