Archived Industry Buzz


Mercator Advisory Group: 2020 Outlook: U.S. Credit Cards

Happy days are here again as U.S. credit card issuers reverse the downward trend in their profitability... read more


USA Today: United Removes Expiration Dates on Miles

United Airlines is removing the expiration date on travelers read more


Macworld: 11 Apple Card features you can get elsewhere—and 4 you can...

The Apple Card’s best benefits are also available through traditional banks and credit u... read more


APPLE: How APPLE Evaluates Credit Card Applications

Learn about the key criteria used to determine whether your Apple Card application is approved... read more


Forbes: Apple Isn’t Disrupting Banks, It Is Helping Them

“Silicon Valley is eating the banks’ lunch,” proclaims the Financial Times. Technology... read more


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Business Insider: People with ‘subprime’ credit scores are...

Some people with less-than-stellar credit scores are getting approved for the new Apple credit... read more


BuzzFeed News: If You Lose Your iPhone, You Can’t Pay Your Apple Car...

The new Apple Card credit card has an iOS-only app to see transactions and make payments, which... read more


FOX News: Chase Bank Erases All Credit Card Debt for Canadian Customer...

American-based Chase Bank is giving its customers above the border one last gift before it... read more


Payrailz: Credit Unions and Payrailz™ Partner to Form New CUSO, CU P...

Payrailz™, a digital payments company offering smarter more engaging payment experiences... read more


Wall Street Journal: Apple Card Review: The Credit Card of the Future ...

Apple made a credit card you aren’t really supposed to use, because your financial future—according... read more


Macworld: The Apple Card is Not Magic

Apple’s foray into personal finance is newsworthy, but the card itself isn’t revolutionary... read more


CNN: Equifax Data Breach: Here’s How To Claim Your Money From The $7...

(CNN) — If you’re among the 147 million Americans whose credit data was compromised in... read more


GoCUCards: GoCUCards Bringing School to Hawaii September 25-26 2019

GoCUCards is thrilled to announce their partnership with PSCU and Mastercard to host a School... read more


Credit Union Times: Credit Unions Gain Share of Credit Cards & Aut...

Credit unions built their portfolios of consumer loans more than twice as fast as other lenders... read more


Forrester: Predictions 2019: Financial Services Firms Shift Their Focu...

n the decade since the global financial crisis, much of the financial services industry has... read more


Javelin: Fiserv and First Data to Merge – What Does This Mean to the...

This should be interesting and fun to watch....especially since three of our Credit Union industry... read more


Wall Street Journal: Rewards Credit Cards Gained a Fanatic Following...

Major perks like airfare and cash back were meant to lead to higher returns. But consumers... read more


PYMTS.COM: FICO To Debut New Credit Scoring System In 2019

Fair Isaac, creator of the FICO credit score, will be rolling out a new scoring system in early... read more


NBC News: New FICO Score Will Help More People Get Access To Credit

Starting next year, Americans will be able to use a new kind of credit score to prove themselves... read more


ABA: ABA Report: Credit Card Market Expanded in Second Quarter

redit card use picked up in the second quarter of 2018, according to the American Bankers Association’s... read more


PYMTS.COM: APIs As The Great Credit Equalizer

The rivalry that banks and FinTech firms might have experienced in the past now appears to... read more


CNBC: Citigroup to refund $335 million to credit card customers

From earlier this summer- here we go again. Per CNBC, Citigroup agreed to refund 1.75 million... read more


Consumer Reports: More Credit Card Benefits Are Being Rolled Back

My opinion is these "enhancements" were hardly utilized, yet credit unions continue to buy... read more


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