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Digit’s first move beyond saving money is a feature to pay down credit card debt

Digit, the developer of a wildly popular automatic savings mobile app, is moving beyond its core business with a new feature enabling users to pay down credit card debt from their Digit account. Annou

Macy’s credit card processors stop working on Black Friday

It’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but retail giant Macy’s can’t get its credit card processors to work. Customers have been waiting in lines across the United States

Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America

Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way. One example of investors’ renewed interest in regional financia

What happened to Equifax today

Today was a terrible day for the 143 million consumers impacted by the Equifax data breach. Many of these folks had Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers c

PayPal launches its first cash back credit card to boost PayPal usage in stores

PayPal is today launching a new credit card, the PayPal Cashback MasterCard – its first card to offer shoppers direct cash back on purchases, instead of points that vary by category. The card, i

It’s not your imagination, you are waiting longer for an UberPOOL using your commuter card

Use a commuter benefits card to take UberPOOL? You might have noticed you have a much longer wait time to get a ride than those using just a regular credit card.

Sift raises $1.5 million to unlock your credit cards

Did you know that your credit cards can do amazing things? Aside from drawing you into crippling debt while forcing you to be part of the vast cycle of economic servitude, credit cards also offer cash

Qvivr raises $5M to move beyond its all-in-one credit card

Qvivr, a Silicon Valley-based FinTech startup originally known for building the SWYP programmable credit card, has raised $5M in Series A funding. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, with particip

Amazon Prime’s latest perk is a new Rewards Visa Card with 5% back

Amazon announced this morning it’s teaming up with Chase to introduce a new Visa credit¬†card exclusively for its most loyal customers, Prime members. The card offers Prime members 5 percent bac

A new tool can crack a credit card number in six seconds

In what amounts to a very clever brute force attack, a group of researchers has figured out how to find credit card information – including expiration dates and CVV numbers – by querying e

Levchin’s Affirm secures $100M credit line from Morgan Stanley

This morning, fintech startup Affirm announced a new $100 million credit line from Morgan Stanley. The money will go directly to supporting the company’s current financial products that help cus

Nova Credit launching from Y Combinator to give immigrants access to U.S. credit

Access to credit and establishing a credit history aren’t a luxury for people living in the US, they’re a necessity. A credit score is required to rent most apartments, get credit cards, a

Blispay, the financing program for SMBs, raises $12.75M in seed funding

Big box retailers like Best Buy and Target have all kinds of financing card programs for their customers. But smaller and medium-sized merchants have no way to give their customers the same kind of fi

With Privacy, you can create virtual debit cards to protect your online payments

Meet <a target="_blank" href="https://privacy.com/">Privacy</a>, a new startup with a confusing name but an interesting product. Privacy lets you generate a virtual burner card every time you need to

LendUp Scores $150M For A Credit Card That Won’t Screw You Over

Banks are so greedy that LendUp can undercut them, help people avoid debt, and still make a profit on its payday loans and credit card. Not only is software eating finance, but morality is too. LendUp

YC-Backed Final Raises A Million For Its Fraud-Fighting Credit Card

Credit card startup Final, which is focused on combating fraud online and off while giving consumers more control over their spending, has raised $1 million in seed funding from investors including L

Wallaby’s Android App Tells You Which Credit Card To Use To Get The Best Rewards

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.walla.by/">Wallaby</a>, a startup which had been originally working to develop a universal credit card that optimizes consumers' credit card points, rewards, airlin

Japan Gets Gundam VISA Card

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/gundam_visa-620x402.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/07/06/first-pictures-and-video-japan-finally-has-its-60-foot-gundam-

New Visa pay-by-cellphone system goes on trial in Malaysia: Honk if you like the idea

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/nfcphone.jpg" />Americans, virtuous and true, would you use your cellphone as a credit card? That is, instead of whipping out the plastic

Watch With Built-In PayPass

Over in Turkey, a local bank has a new promotion that is going to make credit cards a thing of the past. In a deal with MasterCard, the bank is now offering a wristwatch with a built-in PayPass credit
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