Robert McGarvey

Contributor

Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for a number of publications, files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for outlets ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."

Hotel Wi-Fi Under Siege: Here's Why You Should Never Use It

Hotel Wi-Fi Under Siege: Here's Why You Should Never Use It

4 Airlines You Should Never Fly If You Want to Arrive Safely

4 Airlines You Should Never Fly If You Want to Arrive Safely

Is Your Rental Car Company Spying on You and Your Driving? Here's How They Do It

Is Your Rental Car Company Spying on You and Your Driving? Here's How They Do It

Europe Is On SaIe for Summer Travel - But the Clock Is Ticking on the Weak Euro

Europe Is On SaIe for Summer Travel - But the Clock Is Ticking on the Weak Euro

11 Million Victimized in Premera Health Insurer Breach: Here's Why This Is Very Bad News

11 Million Victimized in Premera Health Insurer Breach: Here's Why This Is Very Bad News

5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Becoming an Apple Pay Fraud Victim

5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Becoming an Apple Pay Fraud Victim

Are Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Apps Unsafe to Use? Worries Focus on Venmo

Are Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Apps Unsafe to Use? Worries Focus on Venmo

Samsung Heats Up the Wallet Wars: Do You Need Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S6?

Samsung Heats Up the Wallet Wars: Do You Need Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S6?

Do You Have Any Chance of Buying a Home Where You Really Want to Live? Hint: No Is the Answer

Do You Have Any Chance of Buying a Home Where You Really Want to Live? Hint: No Is the Answer

Can Your Smart Car Be Hacked? The Frightening Reality Is That Worse May Be Happening on the Road

Can Your Smart Car Be Hacked? The Frightening Reality Is That Worse May Be Happening on the Road

Why It's Time to Book Travel Directly Again With Hotels, Airlines

Why It's Time to Book Travel Directly Again With Hotels, Airlines

Is Airport Shopping for Suckers Only? Bottled Water Now a Flashpoint

Is Airport Shopping for Suckers Only? Bottled Water Now a Flashpoint

The Race to Create the Universal Credit Card - One Card to Power All

The Race to Create the Universal Credit Card - One Card to Power All

The Burner App: When You Want to Keep Your Private Cellphone Number Truly Private

The Burner App: When You Want to Keep Your Private Cellphone Number Truly Private

Why You Are Going to Want to Buy an Apple Watch - But Is It Wise?

Why You Are Going to Want to Buy an Apple Watch - But Is It Wise?

Cardless ATMs Spit Out Cash at the Command of Your Smartphone - No Plastic Required

Cardless ATMs Spit Out Cash at the Command of Your Smartphone - No Plastic Required

Do the Red Light Cameras Draining Your Wallet Make Roads Less Safe?

Do the Red Light Cameras Draining Your Wallet Make Roads Less Safe?

Should You Start Shopping for Hotel Nights on Amazon? A True Story of Money Saved

Should You Start Shopping for Hotel Nights on Amazon? A True Story of Money Saved

4 Ways Business Travel Has Transformed for the Millennial Generation

4 Ways Business Travel Has Transformed for the Millennial Generation

The Year of the Smart Credit Card - More Security and Safety Come to Plastic

The Year of the Smart Credit Card - More Security and Safety Come to Plastic