Tag: credit cards

Industries, News, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon will soon stop accepting UK Visa credit cards

November 17, 2021

Via: TechRadar

UK shoppers will soon no longer be able to use their Visa-issued credit cards to pay for purchases on Amazon. The ecommerce giant has said it will stop accepting Visa credit cards within the next few months as it looks […]

Financial Services, Industries

A deep dive into Bank of America financials yields evidence of the economy’s big disconnect

July 24, 2020

Via: Fortune

Bank of America at this juncture epitomizes a never-before-seen disparity between an economy that just underwent the fastest, deepest dive ever, and consumers who keep paying their bills as if the good times never stopped rolling. Like all of the […]

Financial Services, Industries

JPMorgan to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Cryptocurrency Case

June 1, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Banking titan JPMorgan Chase (JPM) – Get Report agreed to shell out $2.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2018 decision to classify purchases of cryptocurrency with Chase credit cards as cash advances, creating higher fees. The […]

Education, Financial Services, Industries

Visa, MasterCard, Discover Offer Secured Credit Cards, a Tool for College Kids

September 1, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Far too many college students shy away from credit cards. In fact, only 33% of people between 18 and 29 even have one. Yet, not having a credit card has serious implications for your financial future. For one, without a […]

Financial Services, Industries

Is Your Credit Card Worth the Annual Fee?

August 11, 2017


Wondering if you should apply for or keep a rewards credit card with an annual fee? Ask yourself these questions. When it comes to business credit cards, it’s easy to fall for the high rewards and extra bonuses available on […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Cashback or Rewards? Which Perk Is Best for Your Business

February 17, 2017


If you’re in the market for a new business credit card, you may have noticed that there are two redemption options available — cashback and rewards. Card issuers normally offer each type of card among their business credit card lineups, […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Accepting Credit Cards in a High-Risk Industry

November 14, 2016


If you’re considered “high risk” in terms of credit card processing, it’s not necessarily a reflection on you or your personal credit. Rather, some business-types are considered high risk no matter what, because of factors such as higher rates of […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Financing Your Business With Credit Cards: Is It a Smart Move?

November 10, 2016


Many business owners face the challenge of keeping their enterprise financially afloat, especially in the early stages. You need seed money to launch your venture, and for many entrepreneurs, your savings won’t be enough to continue to fund all aspects […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

From AmEx to Visa, Credit Card Business Gets Pummeled by Brexit

June 28, 2016

Via: TheStreet

Using plastic to make payments abroad will likely become more complicated after the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, a prospect that hurts U.S. companies issuing credit cards and processing payments. The details of Great Britain’s departure, including what trade agreements […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Visa Is Fixing Those Chip Credit Cards Everybody Hates

April 21, 2016

Via: Time

If you are tired of how much longer check-out at a store is taking since the rollout of new chip-enable credit and debit cards, relief may be on the way. Visa said on Tuesday it hadupgraded its software to improve […]

Financial Services

Sam’s Club to accept American Express credit cards

September 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s warehouse division, will accept American Express credit cards starting Oct. 1, in addition to the other cards it already accepts in its stores, the companies said on Thursday. Sam’s Club will also accept Amex’s Bluebird […]