Category: Credit Cards

The 8 finest ‘no foreign deal cost’ charge card that will conserve you cash on international trips

During college, a friend and I spent 10 days visiting four different countries in Europe — and since some of them were outside of the Euro zone, that meant that we’d be using three different currencies. I decided to use my credit card whenever possible, and only use cash when I didn’t have a choice.…

Don’t Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies

We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too.Say you’re trying to contact a company, and you ask a…

What is a good interest rate on a credit card?

If you’re credit-card shopping, one of the things you want to look at is the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on the card. The interest rate on a credit card is expressed as an APR, and the rate you get approved for will depend on your credit score. But what is a “good interest rate” on…

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather

Just don’t put it in your wallet, purse or jeans.Leather and denim can ‘permanently discolor’ the titanium Apple CardNow Apple’s credit card is available to all users in the US, we have some information on how to care for the metal payment accessory. First step: Don’t use it like other cards. Seriously. According to Apple,…

Is Apple Card Worth It?

Photo: Getty ImagesApple’s new credit card, called Apple Card, was announced this spring and isn’t available to everyone just yet—rollout for the card started this week. While a select few (a random drawing of people who signed up for the waiting list) get started using the card, let’s take a look at how it stacks…

<aDon't let your valuable Apple Card touch lower charge card, alerts Apple

No plebeian wallet neighbors for the Apple Card. Image: Zlata Ivleva / Mashable By Jack Morse2019-08-21 23:35:46 UTC The Platonic Ideal of conspicuous consumption never looked so shiny — and Apple really wants you to keep it that way.  The much ballyhooed Apple Card had its official U.S.-wide launch yesterday, with eager early adopters rushing…

<aBluetooth inspection app sniffs out card skimmers at gas pumps

“All criminals have to do is download the data from the comfort of their vehicle,” said Nishant Bhaskar, a Ph.D. student in computer science at the University of California San Diego who authored a study on the app. The Bluetana app aims to make life harder for these fraudsters.In the study, a total of 44…

Apple Card is a chain that’ll keep you locked to iPhone forever

Beautiful and practical credit card app interface • 3 percent cash back on purchases from Apple • Gorgeous titanium Apple Card • No annual fees Other credit cards have better rewards • Lower APR with other credit cards • Titanium Apple Card only gives you 1 percent on non-Apple purchases Apple Card is a credit…

Your Apple Card Limit May Be Too Low to Buy an iPhone

The much-anticipated Apple Card has an application process that can be done on your iPhone in minutes. Not only is it fast—it’s open to a wide range of credit histories once it rolls out to the general public later this month.That means that you can probably get approved for this card if you have a…

Screenshot: David MurphyIt was bound to happen someday: Someone finally counterfeited my new credit card, and I received an alert that they were trying to make a physical purchase at a local gas station. And here’s a quick explanation of why I almost missed this critical notification (so you don’t have the same issue in…