Synchrony Ends Relationship with Stash Hotels

Synchrony issues the Stash Hotel Rewards Visa Card. I have covered the card in the past, when they had a 50K bonus that turned out to be a targeted offer 10K bonuses were issued instead. Now Synchrony and Stach Hotels are ending their partnership. The agreement between Synchrony and Stash for the Stash Hotel Rewards…

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Chase And Visa will Introduce Contactless Credit Cards

Chase is teaming up with Visa to bring tap to pay to the industry’s largest portfolio of credit cards. In the coming months, millions of Chase customers will be able to save valuable time by completing a transaction with a single tap. Starting later this year, Chase customers will receive new contactless Visa cards on…

New Lyft Card Will be Issued by Synchrony Bank

Ride sharing apps are entering the credit card game. Uber released its own card lat last year, issued by Barclays. It was actually a better than expected product, with 4% back on dining and 3% on hotels and airfare. Now Lyft has announced its own credit card. It was already known that they were looking…

Chase Adds Feature to Lock/Unlock Credit Card

Chase has added a new feature for its credit card customers. Cardholders will now have the option to lock and unlock their cards immediately. The new feature has been added on the Chase website and app. If a credit card is locked, it stops purchases, cash advances and balance transfers on the account. It’s a…

Some Barclays Cards Will Be Converted to Mercury Mastercards

Update 11/8/2018: As you can read from the comments in this post, Mercury’s customer service is somewhere from non-existent to terrible. Here’s some useful information provided by Ellie: “If you wish to mail your payment, please send the payment to: Card Services PO Box 70168 Philadelphia, PA 19176-0168” “If you wish to mail your payment…

Discover is Eliminating Price Protection on Its Cards

Discover has confirmed that it will discontinue the price protection benefits on its cards. Price Protection will no longer be offered as of October 31, 2018. Purchases made prior to October 31, 2018 will be eligible for coverage under the original terms of the benefit. Current terms state that Discover will refund the difference up to $500…

Walmart Credit Card Will Be Issued by Capital One in 2019

Capital One will issue credit cards for the world’s largest physical retailer in the United States starting Aug. 1, 2019, Walmart said. This new deal covers both credit cards that can only be used at Walmart’s website and stores, as well as co-branded cards that can be used elsewhere. Capital One takes over as the issuer…