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Will physical credit cards go the way of CDs?

Brady Porche

What’s plastic, stores data and is virtually obsolete in the smartphone era? If you said the compact disc, you’re living in the 2000s. A more relevant answer is the physical credit card, which is in danger of extinction amid a…
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To prevent ID theft, wipe your old smartphone

Sienna Kossman

Samsung will release a new smartphone model this fall and rumors of new Apple products have surfaced, so you may be anxious to soon ditch your “outdated” phone for the latest and greatest device. But not so fast. Before you…
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Manage money by phone app? Not for this millennial

Sienna Kossman

Smartphones can do just about anything these days, but after testing two different personal finance apps, I don’t think they are the best platform for managing money — at least not for me. Here’s why.
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Young adults more likely to switch banks

Sienna Kossman

Friendly bank tellers that smile and give you a piece of candy (if you’re lucky) can help with all your banking needs, but for many — especially young adults — they’d rather forgo these brick-and-mortar niceties in exchange for more mobile banking options, according to a new survey.
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Mobile wallet herd-thinning needed

Sienna Kossman

Mobile wallets have been creeping onto the U.S. digital payment scene for a few years now with the enticing premise of making payments simply by tapping a button or scanning a bar code on a smartphone, but with all the different types, it may be hard for consumers to get on board with the idea of mobile wallets, let alone even understand what they are.
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