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Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay, the digital wallet that allows you to store your credit cards and debit cards and pay for things with near-field communication (NFC) technology, continues to gain momentum despite... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 5/8/2015
Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

If Colorado thought the legalization of marijuana was the end of a fiery debate with the government, it is sorely mistaken. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly uncomfortable... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/30/2015
6 Arguments For and Against the New Chip-and-PIN System

6 Arguments For and Against the New Chip-and-PIN System

New upgrades are coming to a credit card near you, as the industry looks ahead to the widespread adoption of chips in credit cards. What is a chip and PIN card? Unlike the current card... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 4/24/2015
Where Does Your Stolen Credit Card Data Go?

Where Does Your Stolen Credit Card Data Go?

By the time you get a text, email or other alert from your credit card company that your credit card may have been used for criminal or fraudulent activity, the criminals have probably... read more »
By: Aaron Crowe, 4/15/2015
NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

Every four months, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases its Survey of Consumer Expectations, which includes a fascinating appendix addressing credit access. The Fed surveys about... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 4/7/2015
America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America's 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/2/2015
New “Dynamic” Smart Card Could Help Prevent Fraud

New “Dynamic” Smart Card Could Help Prevent Fraud

A French technology company recently unveiled a prototype of a credit card with “dynamic” features cleverly engineered to prevent credit card fraud. This smart card features... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 4/1/2015
American Express Announces Charles Schwab Co-Branded Cards

American Express Announces Charles Schwab Co-Branded Cards

On March 19, 2015, American Express announced the expected release of two new, co-branded premium cards as part of a multi-year agreement with Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. According to... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 3/26/2015
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