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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released its biennial in-depth report on the state of credit in the United States. The report sheds light on many aspects of the credit card industry, including how many people are using online services to access...
Citi’s mobile app has been updated to allow cardmembers to scan their credit cards, allowing them to skip the burdensome step of entering all 16 digits manually when they want to buy something with their Citi card.
Customers will be able to scan both embossed and...
Walmart customers who want to pay for their purchases via smartphone will soon be able to do so, after the retail giant announced that they would begin accepting Chase Pay in 2017.
Chase Pay will be accepted on Walmart.com and through the Walmart mobile app, as well...
If you thought telling kids where babies come from was the most important talk parents had to have with their kids, think again. A new study by Chase Bank reveals that the real important talk to have with kids is the one about finances. After all, sex and money are two...
Young people are behind a recent boom in credit union popularity, according to research from TransUnion.
Credit unions, an alternative to traditional banks, have been growing at a faster rate than other types of financial institutions, and the Millennial generation...
Digital wallet fans with credit cards issued by Republic Bank are in for some good news.
Customers at Republic Bank can now use Samsung Pay to conduct transactions with their credit and debit cards. Republic Bank already offered Apple Pay, but now folks who don’t...
A new offer from American Express will give customers an extra incentive to make purchases at their wireless providers using a Blue Cash Everyday Card.
The company is offering up to $300 cash back with the promotion, by offering 10% off on purchases at wireless...
Holders of a First Bankcard now have a quick and easy way to keep tabs on their FICO score. The credit card issuer is offering cardholders free access to their FICO credit score via the First Bankcard mobile app, available for iPhones, Android devices, and other mobile...
At my local bank there was an advertisement that if one enrolls in Alaska airline credit card and spends $1000 in the first 3 months then a travel companion could fly free. Is this still in effect? Does it apply to international trips and 1st class? Does the flight need to be Alaska airlines/ Virgin airlines?
Currently, the Alaska Airlines credit card has the following offer: “Annual companion fare from $121 ($99, plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening”. This benefit will qualify for a round-trip coach Companion Fare on Alaska...
I once had the US Airways credit card, then the airlines merged with American Airlines and my card transitioned into the AAdvantage MasterCard with a higher annual fee and without companion pass. I use the card one year and then closed it because I don’t fly with American Airline often. Now I am looking for a credit card without an annual fee. What are my options?
You may like one of the regular travel rewards credit cards offered by major banks. Travel rewards credit cards allow earning miles on all purchases. The cards also have one-time sign up bonuses which may be enough for a domestic flight. There are credit offers without annual fees, the other offers come with rather low...
I had the US Airways MasterCard back in 2013 but had to close it because I got divorced and had some troubles with keeping up with my credit cards fees. I’m back on track now and would like to apply for this card again but can’t seem to find it anywhere. Can you help?
The US Airways Premier World MasterCard is no longer offered. US Airways removed their credit card after merging with American Airlines. Today you can apply for one of the AAdvantage credit cards offered by Citi or for a regular travel rewards credit card. Both types of credit cards will allow you to earn miles and redeem...
Have Jetblue discontinued their free checked bag offer? I have the Jetblue MasterCard and don't have this benefit.
JetBlue still has the one free checked bag perk but not everyone can get it. First of all, the members of TrueBlue program will be able to get their first checked bag free if they've reached Blue Plus level or Blue Flex level, provided the checked bag is under 50 pounds (22.68 kg). Then, cardholders of the JetBlue Plus...