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How to Use Apple Pay: What Debit and Credit Cards Are Supported?
Oct 01

How to Use Apple Pay: What Debit and Credit Cards Are Supported?

Declared as the mobile wallet to beat, Apple Pay aims to become your preferred choice of payment when you’re out and about. For many of you, this is the first time that you’ve ever even heard about mobile payments. Intimidating? Maybe. So, we took look at what cards work with Apple Pay and how to

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The Best Apps to Obliterate Debt and Control Your Spending
Sep 30

The Best Apps to Obliterate Debt and Control Your Spending

Technology has had a huge impact on how most people approach the financial aspects of their lives, and the benefits are undeniable. Put simply, smartphones and laptops take the guesswork out of debt management, especially when you have the right tools to work with. Today, apps are the name of the game, and they can

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5 Ways iPhone 6’s Apple Pay Will Be a Game Changer
Sep 29

5 Ways iPhone 6’s Apple Pay Will Be a Game Changer

If you haven’t bent your new iPhone 6 in half yet, then you’ll be one of the lucky ones to test out the new Apple pay mobile payments app this coming October. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this nifty app, it allows users to pay with their phone using a Near Field Communication (NFC)

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EyeVerify Security App Takes a Picture of Your Eyeball In Lieu of a Password
Sep 19

EyeVerify Security App Takes a Picture of Your Eyeball In Lieu of a Password

When it comes to verifying a customer’s identity, there might be something in the eye. That’s what Wells Fargo is banking on, which is why it has awarded thousands of dollars to EyeVerify, a Kansas City-based startup that transforms a picture of your eye into a key that protects your digital life. The investment is

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Is Apple’s Mobile Payment System a Game Changer or Does It Just Spell Danger?
Sep 09

Is Apple’s Mobile Payment System a Game Changer or Does It Just Spell Danger?

Apple unveiled two iPhones, a watch, and a new mobile payment platform at an event in Cupertino, Calif., today. The mobile payment system, called Apple Pay, has been rumored for years now and aims to change the way consumers pay for goods. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, introduced the Apple mobile payment system, saying businesses rely

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3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint
Jul 23

3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint

Mint, a budgeting and spend-tracking tool, allows consumers to sign up and within minutes, have their accounts securely connected,  and spending patterns broken down in easy-to-understand charts. However, does that really encapsulate the public’s general needs in the realm of money management? We’ve already picked three other apps that deserve to stand alongside Mint in the personal

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Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress
Jun 03

Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress

From the data breach that occurred at Target locations across the nation during the holidays, to the more recent hacks at eBay, identity theft appears to be happening more often lately. Even so, there’s still a slim chance you’ll be a victim of having your personal information stolen, right? Wrong. In reality, about one half

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3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More
Jun 02

3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More

Every cardholder has their own strategy when it comes to collecting credit card rewards. Some let theirs grow as an emergency fund, others may choose to cash out once or twice a year, and some await the day when they reach a status high enough to redeem a big-ticket gift they really want. However, few

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Learn Why Some Banks Don’t Offer Mobile Check Deposit Despite Its High Demand
May 23

Learn Why Some Banks Don’t Offer Mobile Check Deposit Despite Its High Demand

Mobile remote deposit capture, commonly known as mobile check deposits, swept the mobile banking industry by storm. The feature is in high demand by consumers, but what is keeping some financial institutions from offering this convenient capability to deposit checks through a mobile device? “Banks and financial institutions are very concerned about risk because the

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How PayPal’s New Look Enhances Your Online Experience: 5 Things to Know for the Week
May 19

How PayPal’s New Look Enhances Your Online Experience: 5 Things to Know for the Week

A seasoned PayPal user knows the outdated look of PayPal’s online account experience. Recognizing the need for a new design, PayPal revamped how the website works after a user logs in — with major improvements in the look and the layout.

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