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Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers

Bank Launches Scented Credit Card to Attract Female Customers
March 9, 2015 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »

Chase Ink Commercial Features Kim Jong-un Actor

Chase Ink Commercial Features Kim Jong-un Actor
February 12, 2015 No Comments »

File this one under “kinda funny” and not really relevant to the quality of the Chase Ink card, but still worth mentioning. I might be a little late on this, but I wasn’t aware of it until I saw it ... Read More »

MasterCard Now Allows U.S.-Issued Credit Cards in Cuba

MasterCard Now Allows U.S.-Issued Credit Cards in Cuba
January 26, 2015 No Comments »

By now you’ve probably heard the news that Cuba/US relations have gotten a lot better thanks to some recent action at the White House. As a result, tourism to the island nation is expected to surge, though it certainly won’t ... Read More »

Earn Up to 8% Cash Back at Whole Foods with American Express

Earn Up to 8% Cash Back at Whole Foods with American Express
December 2, 2014 No Comments »

Let’s face it; the old supermarkets have lost their luster. Many shoppers demand more from grocery stores these days, meaning places like Whole Foods have become a lot more popular. But the quality and selection such gourmet food stores offer ... Read More »

Discover Now Lets You Redeem Any Amount of Your Cashback Bonus

Discover Now Lets You Redeem Any Amount of Your Cashback Bonus
November 24, 2014 No Comments »

An exciting new change has quietly taken place over at Discover. Now cardholders who earn cash back can redeem any amount, even as little as a penny. In the past, Discover only allowed cashback redemptions of $50 even (exact amount) ... Read More »

Get $10 in Amazon Gift Cards for Every 5 Taps with Softcard

Get $10 in Amazon Gift Cards for Every 5 Taps with Softcard
November 18, 2014 No Comments »

Sure, Apple Pay might be grabbing all the headlines, but Softcard will actually put money back in your pocket, time and time again. Their latest promotion, which began on November 1st and runs until December 31st 2014, allows Softcard users ... Read More »

MasterCard and Zwipe Launch Biometric Credit Card

MasterCard and Zwipe Launch Biometric Credit Card
October 20, 2014 No Comments »

By now everyone is familiar with Apple Pay, which is expected to completely change the way we pay for things. Instead of using a plastic credit card, we’ll be able to touch our iPhones to a payment terminal and select ... Read More »