Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, May 05, 2017 12:01 am
By Beth Braverman ·

Mastercard, Visa now require banks to offer mobile fraud alerts.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:55 am
By Robin Saks Frankel ·

The best MasterCard credit cards all offer generous rewards, tempting sign-up offers and long introductory periods during which you’ll pay no interest.

Monday, December 05, 2016 6:00 am
By Mike Cetera ·

Both Visa and MasterCard this week announced they would delay for three years an October 2017 rule meant to push gas station operators to install chip-card readers on their pumps.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 5:09 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The network is testing new technology that lets you approve purchases via facial scan in an attempt to curb fraud.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:53 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The new biodegradable Sustain:Green MasterCard rewards cardholders with carbon offsets for their purchases.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:13 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

MasterCard is extending its zero liability policy to include ATM and PIN-based transactions.

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:03 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Leave tips in the jar with a credit card, pay less for gas with a Walmart card, and pay more for airfare with a credit card.

Friday, March 23, 2012 3:12 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

MasterCard Worldwide survey finds mass-transit commuters want easier ways to pay their bus, train and subway fares.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:20 pm
By Janna Herron ·

Discover issued a mandate for retailers and their banks to accept EMV chip cards by 2013.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 4:10 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A leader of a criminal ring who targeted foreign tourists was sentenced to prison for credit card fraud and identity theft.

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