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Introducing the Credit Card Stylus – Never Touch a Touch Screen Again

Introducing the Credit Card Stylus – Never Touch a Touch Screen Again
May 11, 2015

I do my best to cover all types of seemingly strange credit card gadgets that make their way to market, along with those that are in production or have aspirations to be. Lately, this has included a lot of all-in-one ... Read More »

The Wocket Wallet Aims to Replace Your Entire Wallet, Not Just Your Credit Cards

The Wocket Wallet Aims to Replace Your Entire Wallet, Not Just Your Credit Cards
May 6, 2015

There’s been a strong push of late to replace physical credit cards with either all-in-one cards such as Coin and Stratos or digital wallets like Apple Pay. But many of those systems rely on an associated device, such as a ... Read More »

New All-in-One Stratos Card Ships

New All-in-One Stratos Card Ships
April 30, 2015

If you’re looking for a fancy way to declutter your wallet (other than Apple Pay), you may want to check out the new Stratos card, which is a Bluetooth-connected card that just began shipping this week. It works similarly to ... Read More »

Citi Now Offering 0% APR for 21 Months on Two Credit Cards

Citi Now Offering 0% APR for 21 Months on Two Credit Cards
April 29, 2015

Call it a revival to the days of easy credit, or perhaps just a few more months of interest-free living. Either way, consumers may now apply for a credit card with 0% APR for a full 21 months, which reminds ... Read More »

Get a 20% Statement Credit for Uber Purchases Made with Capital One Quicksilver

Get a 20% Statement Credit for Uber Purchases Made with Capital One Quicksilver
April 22, 2015

It appears as if Uber likes being in the credit card game. Their latest venture into the world of plastic involves the Capital One Quicksilver card, and sister card QuicksilverOne. If you have either of these credit cards in your ... Read More »

Spend $50 at Smart & Final and Get $25 Back with Amex Offers

Spend $50 at Smart & Final and Get $25 Back with Amex Offers
April 20, 2015

Awesome deal alert! At the moment, American Express is offering $25 back when you spend $50 or more at Smart & Final stores in the United States by June 30th, 2015. Fortunately, there is a store just a few minutes ... Read More »

Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers

Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers
March 9, 2015

Forget about Apple Pay and virtual wallets. Plastic credit cards are still being innovated and we’ve yet to really maximize their potential. That is…until now. A bank in the United Arab Emirates has just launched a credit card that emits ... Read More »

The Citi Costco Credit Card: Coming in 2016

The Citi Costco Credit Card: Coming in 2016
March 4, 2015

For Citi and Visa, it’s great news. For American Express, not so much. Last month, American Express announced that it was ending its ongoing relationship with Costco, which included a co-branded credit card and merchant acceptance agreements. The current arrangement ... Read More »

American Express Is Raising Interest Rates: Who Cares!

American Express Is Raising Interest Rates: Who Cares!
March 3, 2015

So major media recently reported that American Express is raising interest rates after discovering that its APRs were “significantly lower than market rates.” They have already begun sending out letters to customers who are affected by the change. The move ... Read More »

Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay

Google to Acquire Softcard Technology, Take on Apple Pay
February 26, 2015

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 ... Read More »