Mobile Gift Cards the Next Hottest Trend

In recent weeks, I’ve been seeing a lot of buzz about “mobile gift cards,” which as the name suggests, can be used electronically while on the go to pay for stuff. And let’s face it – standard plastic gift cards have been around for far too long, and aside from having to carry them around … Continue reading “Mobile Gift Cards the Next Hottest Trend”

The Citi AAdvantage Credit Card: Earn Up to 50,000 Bonus Miles

When I think about travel rewards credit cards, one of the first that always comes to mind is the “Citi AAdvantage” card. I remember my dad held the card in his wallet for years, and used it many a time to travel throughout the world, always for free, and often in Business Class, all thanks … Continue reading “The Citi AAdvantage Credit Card: Earn Up to 50,000 Bonus Miles”

Credit Monitoring Consumers Have Lower Credit Scores

At first glance, this makes perfect sense. Those that actually keep an eye on their credit scores don’t have the best credit scores around. Put simply, there’s a greater chance a consumer will choose to monitor their credit if it’s believed that it isn’t where it should be. On the other hand, if you think … Continue reading “Credit Monitoring Consumers Have Lower Credit Scores”

The MasterCard Display Card: Is This the Future?

There’s been a lot of buzz about the “MasterCard Display Card,” which debuted in Singapore this week. The technology was actually first launched in 2010, but now it’s got a serious partner, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore, per a company press release. If successful there, it probably won’t be long before the Display Card is launched … Continue reading “The MasterCard Display Card: Is This the Future?”

Upromise World MasterCard: The Highest Cash Back Out There

In the credit card world, it seems we’re always chasing after more cash back. And it appears as if the new Upromise World MasterCard is now one of the frontrunners. First things first, this credit card is offered by Barclaycard in conjunction with Sallie Mae, the largest and most well known provider of student loans. … Continue reading “Upromise World MasterCard: The Highest Cash Back Out There”