Tag Archives: debit cards

Charge a series of spa treatments to protect yourself

Erica Sandberg

If you’re like most people (me included), you want to look and feel your best. You also may want to get the best deal by signing up for a package of wellness services. What’s wrong with that? If your first…
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Puerto Rico’s pain underscores our reliance on debit and credit cards

John Egan

During the final hours of my first trip to the seaside resort town of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I dashed to an ATM to withdraw cash so I could buy last-minute gifts for a couple of friends back in the U.S.…
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Is this ‘tiny’ bank branch a big deal?

John Egan

The number of U.S. bank branches – places where you can transact business with an ATM or a person – is getting smaller. And some of the branches themselves are getting smaller, or at least a new one in Lexington,…
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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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I’m full of pride about a colorful new debit card

John Egan

It’s pretty difficult to ignore a sector of the U.S. population that wielded spending power of $917 billion in 2015. As a result, more businesses are marketing their goods and services to that sector — LGBT consumers like me. One…
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