Promoting Credit Cards to Help Students with Back-to-School Budgeting

College campuses across the country are beginning their fall semester sessions, but many students will be learning a poignant lesson about finances before they even take their first quiz. The financial aid provided to a large amount of students nowadays runs out quickly, especially if not spent wisely. That leaves … Read more…

Discover and PayPal Partnering To Bring Services To Millions of Brick-and-Mortar Shops

Discover Financial Services has teamed up with e-commerce business PayPal to extend their payment brand to over 7 million retail locations in the United States in 2013. PayPal, a subsidiary of eBay Inc., will be bringing their loyal base of over 50 million U.S. customers to these brick-and-mortar locations across … Read more…

Using Credit Cards To Enhance Your Life and Those Around You

Walking around town the other day, I found myself in a predicament. I had ventured out of the house without a single credit card in my wallet. Thankfully, I had recently taken a trip to an ATM, so I wasn’t walking around completely penniless. It was then that I started … Read more…

Achievement Unlocked — Generating Revenue Through Video Game Micro Transactions

If you grew up playing video games, you know the radical change “gaming” has experienced in the last 20 years. One very notable change has happened in the past few years: video game companies now release new, downloadable content for gamers to purchase online. Gamers pay for this new, sought-after … Read more…

A Graduate’s Guide To A Solid Financial Future

When you were in college, finding a medium between your academic and social life was a balancing act. Not only because you needed to make time to study, but because hanging out with your friends almost always translated into spending money you may not have necessarily had. Now you may … Read more…

PULSE Keeping PINs, Accounts Secure During ATM & Debit Card Safety Awareness Month

Your birthday might be one of the most joyous times of the year to celebrate, but it makes for a terrible debit card PIN, as do wedding anniversaries and graduation dates. Any pertinent piece of personal information you might keep on hand (which you shouldn’t in the first place) is … Read more…