Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Credit company Experian recently issued the 2020 Consumer Credit Review which revealed that Minnesota residents hold the title for having the highest average credit score last year, said CNBC. The state has held the title for nine consecutive years. Minnesotans...
Myanmar launched its first modern credit bureau last Wednesday, December 30, 2020, with the help of Credit Bureau Asia (CBA). According to The Business Times, the regulator is a joint venture between MB Investment as well as NSP Asia...
Following the investigations that the world’s largest porn site Pornhub contained videos of child sexual abuse, revenge porn, and rape, large payment companies decided to block the use of credit cards on the website. Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cut off...
Point-of-sale (PoS) terminals made by Ingenico and Verifone, two of the world’s largest manufacturers, are said to contain security issues. According to Forbes, the vulnerabilities in the system makes credit cards data-stealing much more accessible and simpler to hackers. In...
Visa partnered up with cryptocurrency startup BlockFi to offer a credit card that carries Bitcoin instead of fiat money or airline miles, said Business Insider. The offering will be available in early 2021. Users can avail of this product...
India’s leading digital financial services platform Paytm announced Monday, November 23, 2020, that it has launched flexible Equated Monthly Installments (EMIs) for its postpaid service users. Following this, Paytm users are now expected to make manageable repayments without undergoing...
Credit card customers of the South African bank First National Bank (FNB) recently suffered from technical issues due to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA), said BusinessTech. This glitch caused them to have zero balance and experience declined payments. Customers...
Digital financing company SoFi recently announced its plans to release a credit card that rewards users by paying off their debts. In a press release published on its website, the SoFi Credit Card will be compatible with Student Loans...
American Express recently launched its new program that lets customers enjoy more perks when they order from Uber Eats, reported CNBC. This move is in line with the company’s goal to help people during the pandemic as more consumers...
E-commerce payment system firm Paytm will introduce new credit cards to innovate the masses’ digital experience in managing credit online. The company announced on Monday, Oct. 19, its plans to roll out the two million co-branded credit cards with smart...

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