Category Archives: Shopping

Getting drunk? DrnkPay cuts off your cards

Jay MacDonald

When you get a little tipsy, do you get a little frisky with your debit or credit card? Lift a toast to DrnkPay, the cleverly named new app that takes the “you” out of “drunk” and lets you limit your…
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4 easy ways to stack your card rewards

Stephanie Zito

The only thing better than earning credit card rewards points on your everyday spending is finding easy ways to earn even more bonus points for the same purchases! Why settle for one point per dollar when you can score more…
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Chip cards lead to jokes, angst on the web

Jamie Gonzalez

Chip-enabled credit and debit cards have been in the U.S. for a short period. Understandably, the new-to-us technology has taken some getting used to. (Click to enlarge.) Source: Nathan W. Pyle, BuzzFeed Comics   Even the word chip causes some…
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Your grandma and the ‘Internet of Payments’ might soon become BFFs

Taylor Tompkins

My nana is no stranger to computers. She has a laptop at home that she uses to surf the internet. She works on a computer all day at her job in a school district, and she keeps up with her…
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Wal-Mart explores the (scan-and-checkout) future of shopping

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

Wal-Mart is testing a scan-and-go technology that could potentially transform the way we shop at brick-and-mortar stores at a recently opened store outside Houston. This Austin dad who travels to Space City constantly for my teenage son’s soccer games decided to…
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