Tag Archives: credit cards

Ain’t no sunshine and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 50 points That’s how much one poor reader’s credit score dropped after missing one car payment. And you don’t even want to know what happened to the reader’s spouse’s score. Learn from this unfortunate soul…
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Recurring charges, Hurricane Harvey aftermath and other news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 35 That’s the percent of Americans who had set up an account that enrolled them in automatic payments without them realizing it. And apparently, after that Netflix or Spotify free trial ends, you’re left with…
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Tips for travelers after another Trump Hotels breach

Jay MacDonald

Have you been feeling a bit left out of all the hacking intrigue surrounding President Trump? Count your blessings; guests to the 14 high-class lodgings owned by the Hotelier in Chief’s company have been targeted by a far more pedestrian…
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Top 10 apps for the credit card already in your wallet

Taylor Tompkins

At a conference I attended a few weeks ago, one of the speakers told the audience of bankers to take out their phones. “Can you make a payment or redeem rewards with just your thumb on your mobile app? If…
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Amazon Prime Reload: No-brainer or no, thank you?

Matt Schulz

Amazon is trying to bring debit card rewards back, but it may not be the no-brainer it sounds like for consumers. The online retail behemoth recently announced its new Prime Reload program, which effectively allows Amazon Prime members to get…
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