TSA: No card-shaped shanks on a plane

It was bound to happen: Once the credit card form factor was adapted to house the ultra-thin, 21st century version of the Swiss Army Knife, its days as an unrestricted carry-on for domestic and international air travel were numbered.

As handy as it is to have a card-sized utility tool tucked away in your wallet, the Transportation Safety Administration has been confiscating them like crazy lately because they qualify as a potential hijacking threat.

That’s right: TSA won’t allow shanks on a plane.

Wishing you a Minty 4th of July

It’s that time of year again – time to fly the star spangled banner high, give thanks for our freedom, and let the fireworks sparkle. We know you have been working hard to reach those financial goals – from paying off student loans to saving for that down payment to just getting by – so [...]

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