Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay

Earlier this week, Softcard announced that Google had “acquired some technology and intellectual property” from the company in what sounds like a new effort to take on Apple Pay. While it’s unclear exactly what’s going on, Softcard did mention that it will be shutting down its app and that all Softcard wallets will eventually be … Continue reading “Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay”

Get 5% Cash Back on Uber Until the End of March with Discover

Do you use Uber a lot? Or a similar ridesharing service like Lyft? Well, how about getting some cash back with that? Wouldn’t that be nice? I think it would. I use Uber a lot to get around town because it’s a very convenient and safe option, especially if we’re tying one on that night. … Continue reading “Get 5% Cash Back on Uber Until the End of March with Discover”

Discover it Miles Offers Unlimited 3% Cash Back During the First Year

Update: Score 23% cash back with Discover it Miles and Apple Pay until the end of 2015! Looking for a 3% cash back credit card? Well, you just found one, at least for the first year. After that the story changes. The newly launched “Discover it Miles” is a new iteration of the Discover it … Continue reading “Discover it Miles Offers Unlimited 3% Cash Back During the First Year”

The Other Reason Why You Should Rent a Car with a Credit Card

These days, most folks seem to know that a lot of credit cards provide some form of insurance when used to rent a car. For example, Chase Sapphire Preferred offers primary auto insurance coverage on rental cars via a Collision Damage Waiver. They even say to decline the rental company’s collision coverage and charge the … Continue reading “The Other Reason Why You Should Rent a Car with a Credit Card”