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Why Do Personal Checks Still Exist?

Personal checks are steadily falling into disuse. They’re kind of like fax machines—outmoded, slow, with only a hardened group of people still using them even as they become less practical. Is there any good reason to still use paper checks? In some cases, yes—although you still have to be careful about identity…Read more...
Tags: Money, Banking, Economy, Credit Card, Lifehacks, Financial Services, Cheques, Debit Card, Payment Processor, Cheque, Payment Systems, Remote Deposit, Non Sufficient Funds


How to Avoid Fees When Paying Your Taxes

If you’re one of the 20% of Americans expecting to owe the IRS money after you file taxes this year, you might be wondering about the best way to pay them. Turns out there are a few different ways to settle your balance with the IRS, and some options are better—and cheaper—than othersRead more...
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After over 40 years, the way we use credit cards is about to fundamentally change - and they're getting a new vertical phone-like look to match

Getty Images Many banks are moving toward replacing horizontal credit cards with vertical ones. Tap-to-pay and chip readers have made a vertical orientation more convenient for users. PayPal's VP of Design cited apps like TikTok as an inspiration for vertical card design. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Credit card users might soon find their horizontal cards replaced by vertical ones as tap-to-pay continues to gain popularity.Last week, PayPal joined several other...
Tags: News, Instagram, Finance, Banks, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Banking, Paypal, Retail, EMV, American Express, Credit Card, Venmo, Debit Card


Venmo adds a check cashing feature, waives fees for stimulus checks

Venmo this morning announced it will begin to offer a new check cashing service, “Cash a Check,” in the Venmo mobile app. The feature, which is being rolled out to select users starting today, can be used to cash printed, payroll and U.S. government checks, including the new stimulus checks, the company says. Though typically there will be fees associated with the Cash a Check feature, Venmo says these are being waived on stimulus funds for a limited time. To be eligible to use Cash a Check, Ven...
Tags: TC, Money, Finance, Tech, Banking, Paypal, Gm, Mobile Payments, Payments, Online Payments, Fintech, Venmo, Debit Card, Mobile Banking, SVP, Check Venmo


A fintech startup was rapped by the UK's financial watchdog

The UK's financial watchdog warned Wednesday fintech Lanistar wasn't authorized to operate. Lanistar claims its upcoming debit card is "the world's most secure card," and can link up to eight bank accounts. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Lanistar "is targeting people in the UK," and advised consumers to "be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm." Lanistar rejected the FCA's statement, saying: "Legal and regulatory compliance are central to Lanistar's business." It w...
Tags: UK, Money, Instagram, Finance, Trends, Startup, Tech, Fca, Bank, Credit Card, Scam, Fintech, Mastercard, Debit Card, UK s Financial Conduct Authority FCA, The Financial Conduct Authority FCA


Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK's financial watchdog

Gurhan Kiziloz, founder and CEO of Lanistar Lanistar The UK's financial watchdog warned Wednesday fintech Lanistar wasn't authorised to operate. Lanistar is gearing up to launch the "world's most secure" bank card. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Lanistar "is targeting people in the UK," and advised consumers to "be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm." Lanistar rejected the FCA's statement, saying: "Legal and regulatory compliance are central to Lanistar's bu...
Tags: UK, Money, Instagram, Finance, Trends, Startup, Tech, Fca, Bank, Credit Card, Scam, Fintech, Mastercard, Debit Card, Financial Conduct Authority FCA, UK s Financial Conduct Authority FCA


4 Reasons Your Kids Need a Debit Card

Regardless of your own financial standing, it is vital that you teach your child the basics of managing their own funds. This helps them learn an essential life lesson and allows them to move more confidently into fiscally responsible adulthood.  Thankfully, starting on this path is easier than ever with modern tech and tools. There are now even kid-friendly debit cards you can tie into apps for accomplishing chores, making teaching your kids about money more of a game than a lesson. Cl...
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Mozper launches digital banking service for Latin American parents and kids

Mozper, a new service launching from Y Combinator’s latest cohort to provide digital banking services, takes its name from the English words for money, prosperity, and generation Z, according to co-founder Yael Israeli. A former banker at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital, Israeli worked as a consultant for Copa Airlines and then as an independent advisor from her home in Panama. It was during conversations with her husband’s roommate from Israel, Gabriel Roizner, a serial entrepreneur who...
Tags: Travel, TC, Y Combinator, Europe, Mexico, France, Israel, US, Brazil, Uruguay, Panama, Latin America, Debit Card, Copa Airlines, Lehman Brothers, Greenlight


Aspiration, the LA-based fintech focused on conscious consumerism, raises $135 million

When former Bill Clinton speechwriter and political wunderkind Andrei Cherny launched Aspiration four years ago, the upstart fintech startup was one of Los Angeles’ early entrants into a  financial services market dominated by players from Europe and the financial capital of the U.S. in New York City. Fast forward four years and the big New York fintechs are still around, but Cherny’s Aspiration remains undimmed and has today disclosed a $153 million funding round to get even bigger. Andrei...
Tags: TC, Europe, New York, La, New York City, Los Angeles, Tech, Banking, Economy, United States, Bill Clinton, Aspiration, Jeff Skoll, Andrei Cherny, Ubs, Bank


Google may be working on a smart debit card of its own

The new card would be a debit card, unlike the credit-based Apple Card
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Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s

Would you pay with a “Google Card?” TechCrunch has attained imagery that shows Google is developing its own physical and virtual debit cards. The Google card and associated checking account will allow users to buy things with a card, mobile phone or online. It connects to a Google app with new features that let users easily monitor purchases, check their balance or lock their account. The card will be co-branded with different bank partners, including CITI and Stanford Federal Credit Union. A...
Tags: Apple, Google, Security, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Finance, US, Tech, Goldman Sachs, Apple Pay, Payments, Wall Street Journal, Robinhood


Money-transfer startup Remitly launches Passbook, a neobank aimed at immigrants

Last summer, the Seattle-based startup Remitly closed a $135 million round to go beyond money-transfer services into a wider range of financial products catering to its primarily-immigrant customer base. Today, it’s taking the wraps off a new product that puts paid to that plan: it’s launching Passbook, a new bank aimed at immigrants that lets a person use any form of picture ID — whether it’s from the US or not — to sign up. The service is starting first in the US — Remitly’s biggest market tod...
Tags: TC, Ecommerce, London, Finance, Immigration, US, Tech, Banking, Economy, United States, Bank, Financial Services, Seattle, Immigrants, Remitly, Debit Card


Remitly launches Passbook, a neobank aimed at immigrants, to expand beyond money transfers

Last summer, the Seattle-based startup Remitly closed a $135 million round to go beyond money-transfer services into a wider range of financial products catering to its primarily-immigrant customer base. Today, it’s taking the wraps off a new product that puts paid to that plan: it’s launching Passbook, a new bank aimed at immigrants that lets a person use any form of picture ID — whether it’s from the US or not — to sign up. The service is starting first in the US — Remitly’s biggest market tod...
Tags: TC, Ecommerce, London, Finance, Immigration, US, Tech, Banking, Economy, United States, Bank, Financial Services, Seattle, Immigrants, Remitly, Debit Card


How to add your Cash App account to Apple Pay with a Cash Card

You can add your Cash App account to Apple Pay — but only if you have a Cash Card, the app's free debit card.  It's easy to add your Cash Card to Apple Pay through Cash App, or in the Apple Wallet on your iPhone or iPad.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Cash App and Apple Pay are two of the most popular mobile payment applications.  Fortunately, Cash App allows iOS users to integrate with Apple Pay — but only if you have a Cash Card, the app's free debit card.  Here are tw...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Paypal, Debit Card, Apple Wallet, Best Buy Samsung, Apple Wallet Check


Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 2% interest

This time it actually has insurance. Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is launching Cash Management, a new feature that earns users 2.05% APY interest on uninvested money in their account with the ability to spend it through a special Mastercard debit card. The waitlist opens today in the US with the first users to be admitted soon. “If you have $5000 in your account while you’re thinking about what to invest in, you’d have an extra $105 at the end of the year” thanks to Robinhood Cash Man...
Tags: Startups, TC, Mobile, Ecommerce, Apps, Finance, US, Samsung, Tech, ATM, SEC, Payments, Talent, Robinhood, DST Global, Cryptocurrency


Easy Transfer processes billions of dollars in tuition for overseas Chinese students

For a founder building a consumer-facing business, overseas Chinese students might just be one of the most coveted targets: they’re young, well educated and have access to the ‘bank’ of mom and dad. This is a large addressable audience since millions of Chinese families send their children out West to study every year. It doesn’t come cheap. Tuition and living costs can easily add up to $50,000 annually at a top-tier university in the United States, which is still many Chinese people’s favored d...
Tags: Asia, Money, Education, Finance, China, Tech, Banking, E-commerce, Economy, West, Canada, United States, Bank, Unionpay, Credit Card, Financial Services


Google Pay will soon support card payments in India: Report

Google Pay will soon let users in India make payments with their credit and debit cards, the Economic Times reports. The app currents supports payments through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in India, for which users must link their banks accounts with it. According to the ET report, Google... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, India, Payments, Credit Card, UPI, Debit Card, RBI, Economic Times, NPCI, Google Pay


Venmo launches a ‘limited edition’ rainbow debit card for its payment app users

Hoping to entice more users to attach the Venmo MasterCard to their account, Venmo this morning announced it’s launching a “special edition” rainbow-colored version of its debit card that will only be available in limited quantities. Clearly, the idea here is to generate a sense of urgency around ordering the Venmo MasterCard as well as a desire to cater to Venmo users’ interest in more card varieties. The new rainbow card will be offered until supplies last, says Venmo. And existing card holder...
Tags: Travel, Finance, Paypal, Millennials, SoFi, Venmo, Mastercard, Debit Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, Robert Brunner, Venmo MasterCard, Venmo rival Square


Don’t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its Mastercard debit card

Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in Venmo accounts to use these funds at brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new report. The post Don’t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its Mastercard debit card appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Venmo, Mastercard, Debit Card, Don, Brick and mortar


Venmo officially launches its own MasterCard-branded debit card

Venmo today is officially introducing its own debit card in partnership with MasterCard, following beta tests of a Visa-branded debit card last year. The new card will allow Venmo users to pay anywhere MasterCard is accepted in the U.S., and will record transactions to the user’s Venmo account for easy splitting with friends. It can also be used at an ATM to withdraw funds from the Venmo’s account’s balance. PayPal, which owns Venmo, declined to explain why the company shifted from working with ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Finance, Tech, Paypal, Payments, Venmo, Mastercard, Visa, Debit Card, Paypal Venmo, MoneyPass, Apple Pay Cash, Venmo MasterCard, Bancorp Bank Above, Simple Varo


Privacy virtual credit card service adds cash back for online transactions

Worried about all the places online your debit card information is stored? With Privacy, you can use virtual or "burner" cards for all your online transactions, making your financial details anonymous on the internet. The post Privacy virtual credit card service adds cash back for online transactions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Business, News, Privacy, Finance, Trends, Web, Debit Card, Privacy.com


Mobile money-saving app Qapital raises $30 million to spend on growth

Qapital, one of a slew of mobile applications trying to make it easier for users to save money (and spend it more wisely), has raised $30 million in fresh financing as it expands beyond savings to offer investment advisory services. Since its launch in the U.S. in 2015, Qapital has amassed roughly 420,000 users that have saved nearly $500 million on the platform, according to the company. But Qapital is more than just a Digit -style savings tool these days. The company has also folded in Qa...
Tags: Personal Finance, TC, Finance, Tech, Banking, Author, Economy, United States, New-York-Times, Venture Capital, Goldman Sachs, Dan Ariely, Financial Services, Northzone, Digit, Chairman


New credit card skimmer worked in plain sight at Aldi stores

 Police in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania have spotted a group of thieves who are placing completely camouflaged skimmers on top of credit card terminals in Aldi stores. The skimmers, which the gang placed in plain sight of surveillance video cameras, look exactly like the original credit card terminals but would store debit card numbers and PINs of unsuspecting shoppers. “While Aldi… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Money, Enterprise, Aldi, Economy, Mobile Payments, EMV, Apple Pay, Financial Services, Debit Card, Lower Pottsgrove Pennsylvania


Don’t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in Venmo accounts to use these funds at brick and mortar stores, According to a new report from Recode. The post Don’t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, Trends, Venmo, Debit Card, Don, Brick and mortar


Venmo is offering users an (ugly) physical debit card

 After Square unveiled a free debit card that would be tied to their Square Cash App, it was only a matter of time until we saw Venmo do something similar. Now TechCrunch has learned that Venmo is inviting some users to a beta program where they’ll be sent a card for free that is attached to their Venmo account. Users can pay with this card in stores and online just like a normal debit… Read More
Tags: TC, Apps, Finance, Tech, Paypal, Square Cash, Venmo, Debit Card, Prepaid Card


Gas pump card skimmer now phones home

 In an unsurprising move by credit card thieves, police have found a new credit card skimmer that sends stolen data via SMS. By tearing apart cheap phones, crooks are able to send credit card information to their location instantly without having to access the skimmer physically or rely on an open Bluetooth connection. Brian Krebs received images of the skimmer from an unnamed source. They… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Money, Enterprise, Tech, E-commerce, Economy, Brian Krebs, Card, Computer Security, Debit Card, Payment Card


Don't wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Don't wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, Trends, Venmo, Debit Card, Don, Brick and mortar


Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, Trends, Venmo, Debit Card, Brick and mortar


Travel to Hokkaido for RM 99 with AirAsia BIG Points

Travel to Hokkaido for RM 99 with AirAsia BIG Points Many people asked us, how come we get to travel to so many places? Some of the places we travelled were sponsored or part of media trips but we do travel on our own. We use a few methods to get the cheapest flights in for our travel plans. We use travel search engine like SkyScanner.com.my to search for the cheapest flights and we also use air miles points like AirAsia BIG points to get the best deals out from AirAsia and AirAsiaX. ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Featured, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Places, Airlines, Headline, Bangkok, Macau, Airasia, Ana, Debit Card, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Hokkaido


Google’s latest tool will track offline purchases tied to online ad campaigns

Google's new tool for advertisers lets merchants gauge ad effectiveness by tracking offline debit card purchases. It's the search giant's latest attempt to shore up advertisement sales. The post Google’s latest tool will track offline purchases tied to online ad campaigns appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Mobile, Business, Trends, Web, Ad Revenue, Credit Card, Debit Card, Android Army, Offline Purchases