Retailer Adoption of Chip-Enabled Credit Cards Remains Sluggish
The adoption of chip-enabled or EMV cards by retailers has been painfully sluggish despite the ability of the technology to provide more secure transactions.
Forget Cash and Credit Cards: Take a Selfie to Pay for Things
The payments space is moving further and further away from cold hard cash.
If You’re Lying to Your Spouse About Money, You’re Not Alone
Financial infidelity among those in a committed relationship is widespread, according to one personal finance expert.
Ford Looks to Establish Itself as a Tech Company, Not Just an Automaker
Ford can no longer idle as simple car manufacturers; they also have to be technology-focused, full-service mobility providers that can deliver on services like entertainment, smart parking and commercial partnerships.
Reviewing Common Financial Planning Mistakes Made by Investors
The overwhelming majority of Americans haven’t invested time and effort in financial planning, according to Harold Evensky, chairman of Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial.
Why Millennials Have Good Reason to Consider Credit Cards Dangerous
With younger consumers already coping with student loan debt, unemployment and stagnant pay, it's no wonder they're leery of consumer credit their elders have bungles so mightily.
When Old Debt Resurfaces, Consumers Should Be Wary of Scams
Consumers should be wary when old debt resurfaces, because it could turn out to be a scam.
Should You Be Eating Lunch With Your Co-Workers?
Leaving your cubicle for lunch gives you an opportunity not only to recharge, but to avoid burnout and increase your productivity while connecting with your fellow co-workers.
The Holidays Are Over: Here’s How to Dig Out of Credit Card Debt
It may be time to put your credit cards in the freezer – literally – and chip away at some of the holiday season's credit card debt.
Off-Putting Workplace Offenses Conducted By Your Least Favorite Coworkers
Spending over eight hours with your coworkers can be a daunting task if malodorous odors permeate or one employee insists on not washing their hands in the bathroom.
Will Your Credit Score Diminish During Holiday Shopping?
Caught up in the frantic frenzy of holiday shopping, some shoppers succumb to credit card deal offers proffered by enthusiastic sales assistants. That can cause credit scores to plummet rapidly.
Rejected: Who'll Turn You Down For A Gift Return This Holiday Season
Some stores are better than others in allowing flexible gift returns over the holidays
Apple Pay and Square Are Gaining Steam Among Small Business Owners
More than half of small business owners are using technology to accept payments, a new survey said, amid the rise of platforms like Apple’s (AAPL) Apple Pay and Square (SQ).
Here’s How to Keep Your Spending in Check This Holiday Season
The consumer may be strengthening, but that doesn’t mean budgeting should be pushed to the back burner.
Retailers See Sales Slump As Consumers Halt Purchases of Attire
The pace of shopping has slowed down, especially for clothing, as shoppers remain wary with weak wage growth and economic uncertainty despite the impending holiday season.
Americans Find Respite on the Sly by Taking Stealth Vacations
Americans are overworked and sheepish about taking the allotted vacation days to which they are entitled. But there's a solution.
An Insider’s Guide Holiday Gift-Giving in the Workplace
Giving holiday gifts to your co-workers or boss is tricky business. Here's how to do it right.
3 Tips on What to Look for When Buying Gift Cards
Gift cards - they're everywhere during the holiday shopping season, but if you're not careful, you could be throwing money down the drain.
Here Is Your 2015 Black Friday Shopping Experience Guide
Black Friday is weeks away, but it should be an aggressive day for holiday shoppers.
Smartorialism: How to Make High-Fashion But Economical Moves
The compulsion for American women to refresh their wardrobe costs them dearly – to the tune of $160 million annually. Is there an option that's more fiscally responsible this season?
Consumers Can Boost Their Credit Scores By Paying Bills On Time
Consumers can easily boost their credit scores by avoiding some of the fallacies surrounding the extremely convoluted manner in which credit scores are tabulated.
Gasoline Prices to Tick Downwards As Oil Glut Remains
Prices for crude oil will continue to decline as downward pressure continues with a global oil glut. Consumers can expect to pay cheaper gas through the end of 2015.
Why Are We Not Rushing to Adopt Chip and PIN Credit Cards?
A liability shift is giving consumers chip-enabled cards, sure, but a combination of dated payment infrastructure and rapidly advancing mobile technology has placed U.S. consumers and their data in limbo.
Are Credit Card Concierges Worthwhile?
American Express, Visa, MasterCard and their bank partners are wooing customers with clean credit through concierge services. They're also making it a lot easier for them to spend.
Can Your SAT Score Help You Get a Mortgage?
Rent, SAT scores, even payday loans are used by some newstyle lenders in assessing credit risks. Non-traditional credit score can be your savior.
Chip-And-PIN Credit Cards Are Still Years Away
Retailers are supposed to switch to chip-and-PIN EMV card technology by October 1, but their general ignorance of it and banks' love of cheap chip-and-signature cards has slowed the shift.
Hatching Bargains Amid Food Price Increases: A How-to Guide
While the surge in prices for eggs have stabilized and pork is now cheaper, consumers should not expect a reprieve in the cost of beef.
Credit Card Best Practices: What to Charge on Your Plastic
From medical bills to travel expenses, here’s a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card—and which should be left off plastic.
How to Stay Safe When Mobile Banking
As more of us bank with phones, criminals are taking aim. Here's the DIY self protection kit.
You Should Start Using A Prepaid Card Instead of Credit in These 7 Situations
The rise in the popularity of using prepaid cards is occurring partly because consumers want to prevent more hackers from making purchases and stealing their identity.