This Week In Credit Card News: Mobile Payment Wars Heat Up; Transactions Verified By Your Heartbeat

Samsung Enters Mobile Payment Wars With Samsung Pay Samsung is taking on Apple and Google with its own mobile payment system. The company announced Samsung Pay, a new contactless payment system that lets people buy products in physical stores with their phones. While Apple's Apple Pay and Google's Android Pay rely [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Theater news: Admission is FREE for kids

Since March 3, the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre has offered free admission for visitors age 17 and under to all film and music programs, with the exception of film opening and closing nights, and rental events. The move brings the theater in line with the museum’s mission to make the institution accessible to everyone. In July 2013, the museum reduced admission to the museum from $ 5 to free for guests age 17 and under. “We want to make the theater more accessible to younger patrons Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Establish Credit For Your Kids, Will Chip Cards Solve Fraud?

Walmart Exec: New Credit Card Design Won't Solve Fraud There's been some hope that improved credit card technology might finally lead to greater security and a reduction of credit card fraud. One idea has been credit cards with embedded chips, which can encrypt data during transactions, making the process more secure. [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Secret Credit Card Benefits, Thieves Target Elite Cards

Fraudsters Target Elite Credit Cards Twice as Often So-called elite credit cards have nearly twice the fraud rates as other types of regular plastic, according to Forter, which makes fraud prevention software for online retailers. Forter found people who commit credit card fraud tend to burn the midnight oil. Most fraud [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

With Currency In Gutter And Bad News Galore, Brazil Bonds A Buy

If you like to get interest payments on your debt, and think Brazil will be better in two years with a stronger currency, then these government bonds might be for you.
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This Week In Credit Card News: A Mobile Wallet Paying Interest, Sending Cash On Facebook App?

Facebook to Let Messenger Users Send Cash to Friends Facebook is giving the more than 500 million users of its Messenger app the ability to send money to each other, becoming the latest mobile platform to incorporate a payments service. The feature will become available to U.S. users in the coming [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]