Can a data warehouse help consumers check out debt collectors when they demand payment on an old bill? A new company is taking aim at one of the big problems with debt collection.
You know how my previous wish list included one of those stainless steel wallets that blocks digital pickpockets from hacking your credit card information right through your back pocket?
Cancel that. I’ve discovered something waaay more fun: RFID-blocking bluejeans.
Last week marked my second month of auto loan repayment, a $130 checking account overdraft and a three-day long financial headache when I logged onto my online banking account and found a duplicate auto loan payment was made. This is how the situation unfolded:
Let’s leap to the Netherlands, where scientists at the University of Twente have published a paper that shows the way to fraud-free, unclonable credit and debit cards of the future that would make Zaphod Beeblebrox of "Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" twerk. The breakthrough relies on the
Medical costs are so complicated, they sometimes even stump the experts. During a regulatory hearing last week, panelists shared their own headache-inducing run-ins with the way health services are billed and collected.
For more than a year now, I’ve been living with constant calls from debt collectors, but the calls are for a man named William. No matter how many times I tell the callers they’ve got the wrong number, they keep calling back. And now I’m getting robocalls, with no chance of talking to a live person to explain that I’m not William.
As the number of days until I need to have my gifts ready for delivery dwindles, there are five tips I’ll be using this weekend to combat shopping stress and prevent budget-busting or less-than-ideal gift purchases.
As the end of the year approaches, you may be trying to ramp up your charitable donations. Before you give away your hard-earned cash, think twice about where it’s going. You may be able to reap more satisfaction from your giving – and maximize your charitable contributions – if you think more strategically about where and how you give.
While saving my sanity during my holiday travels might be a lost cause, I figured the next best thing I could do was save money. By using my American Express card’s extended rental car protection plan, I was able to do just that.
In the second of a two-part blog series, CreditCards.com’s Yasmin Ghahremani tries to make all of her purchases for a week using only Apple Pay, the mobile wallet that works with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. By the end, she’s eager to find a dining establishment that doesn’t have fluorescent lighting.