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March 20, 2020

Contact Your Credit Card Issuer: Fees or Payments May Be Waived Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Your credit card company may cut you some slack during the c...

March 13, 2020

Another Big U.S. Bank is Being Accused of Opening Fake Accounts As Wells Fargo struggles to recover from its admission three years ago that it had ope...

February 28, 2020

Venmo Prototypes A Debit Card For Teenagers Allowance is going digital. Venmo  has been spotted prototyping a new feature that would allow adult user...

February 21, 2020

Mastercard Is Pioneering New Payment Technology That Identifies Commuters By The Way They Walk Commuters may soon be able to ditch their bus pass and ...

February 14, 2020

Credit Card Debt in U.S. Rises to Record $930 Billion Credit card debt rose to a record in the final quarter of 2019 as Americans spent aggressively a...

February 7, 2020

Visa Is Planning the Biggest Changes to Swipe Fees in a Decade Visa is planning the biggest changes in a decade to the rates U.S. merchants pay to acc...

January 31, 2020

Mastercard Wants to Give You Fast Access to Cash Using Only Your Cell Phone Mastercard Cash Pick-Up lets anyone with a cell phone, even those without ...

January 24, 2020

Cash, Plastic or Hand? Amazon Envisions Paying With a Wave Amazon wants to make your hand your credit card. The tech giant is creating checkout termin...

January 17, 2020

Banks Reported Blockbuster 2019 Profit with the Help of Consumers’ Credit Card Debt A growing tide of consumer debt helped propel some of the co...

January 10, 2020

U.S. Gas Stations Rush to Adopt Chip Cards After Failed Bid to Delay Deadline Gas stations around the U.S. are rushing to upgrade fuel pumps to accept...

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