The Credit Card Cold War Halts Visa and MasterCard Payments in Russia

The recent military action in Crimea has conjured up memories of the Cold War, which some believe really never ended, especially now that Russia is flexing its muscles once more. Back in the 1980s, blue jeans were smuggled into the Soviet Union because the Motherland wanted nothing to do with products from the consumerist West. … Continue reading “The Credit Card Cold War Halts Visa and MasterCard Payments in Russia”

There’s a New Gameboy-Esque Device the Size of a Credit Card

If you’re new to this site, let me first point out that I attempt to cover all products the size and shape of a credit card. That means I’ve reviewed the credit card knife and fork, the credit card bottle opener, the credit USB charge card, and the CombiBar, which is a small gold bar … Continue reading “There’s a New Gameboy-Esque Device the Size of a Credit Card”

Amex EveryDay Card Review: Smart Chip Technology and 0% APR

The crowded credit card lineup at American Express is about to get even more jam-packed. Coming soon to a wallet near you will be the “Amex EveryDay Credit Card,” which sounds an awful lot like the Blue Cash Everyday credit card, but has its own unique qualities. Amex EveryDay Is Big on Membership Rewards [checklist] … Continue reading “Amex EveryDay Card Review: Smart Chip Technology and 0% APR”