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When did P2P payments become so ubiquitous?

Mike Cetera

You know something has crossed into the mainstream when it becomes common among middle-aged folks living in suburbia. One day I paid for things exclusively with debit or credit cards (or on exceptionally rare occasions, cash) and seemingly the next…
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6 ways to stack your savings on Amazon Prime Day

Jeff Herman

If you’ve been putting off buying an Amazon Echo, today may be the day. It’s hard to ignore the Prime Day emails, tweets and even news coverage, so if you give in and shop Amazon today, stretch your dollars and…
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Gen Z, Jay-Z and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 14 percent That’s the percentage of teenagers who use a credit card daily as an authorized user on a parent‘s account. I imagine the credit card statements have a lot of charges for Hot Cheetos, video games…
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Happy birthday to the ATM and other things to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is:  $60 million Now, this week’s number is only unlucky if you’re TransUnion. If you’re one of the consumers mistaken for a possible terrorist or drug dealer, you’re doing much better. TransUnion had to pay that $60…
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Is a Whole Foods credit card in store for us?

John Egan

We’ve already got credit cards offering a cornucopia of rewards for buying groceries. And there’s even a credit card branded with the name of Kroger, the country’s largest grocery store chain. But I’m a little unnerved by the prospect, raised…
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