Amazon is facing an FTC lawsuit over allegations it billed parents and other adults for millions of dollars of unauthorized in-app purchases made by kids. Most of those charges were allegedly racked up while playing games that make money by selling kids “coins,” “stars” and other digital detritus to help them progress in the game.
Verifying your ID through a unique physical characteristic, such as your voice, is on the rise in the security-conscious mobile finance world.
Mobile banking is continuing to grow in popularity, according to a study from the Federal Reserve.
The enthusiasm for startups does seem to have parallels to the tech craze of the late ’90s and early ’00s. Is there an app for startup bubble?
These six must-have apps will help you stay on financial track now through the new year.
If you hate to wait, especially to redeem credit card rewards, Citi and Best Buy have an app for you. The duo on Thursday debuted a new app for iPhones and Androids that allows Citi ThankYou rewards members to redeem points instantly at Best Buy via smartphone. Simply scan or type in an item’s barcode
Putnam Investments introduced an application earlier this summer that helps iPhone users understand the trade-offs of everyday money decisions and how they may affect their future retirement, according to Financial Security Project at Boston College. Only about 1,000 people have downloaded its PriceCheck&Save app so far — but that may be because it’s only available
When I started saving for retirement, the credit union clerk recorded it in my passbook in black ink. Today, I downloaded my first retirement savings application, or app, to my iPad (or iPhone). It’s from Vanguard and it makes managing retirement savings ridiculously convenient. The app allows Vanguard customers to: View account balances, including those in