Mastercard Launches Augmented Reality App to Bring Card Benefits to Life

Mastercard Launches Augmented Reality App Mastercard announced a new augmented reality app today that brings card benefits to life. Consumers with a Mastercard credit card can see, explore and access their card benefits through a photo-realistic AR experience. According to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study, rewards continue to drive consumer satisfaction with…

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Mastercard Adds New Benefits for Business Credit Cards

After adding perks for personal cards, Mastercard is also improving benefits for business cardholders. The new small business program, available to Mastercard Business and World Elite card holders, offers discounts to services like QuickBooks and TurboTax and expands the Mastercard Easy savings program. Savings are applied automatically which means no need to worry about points…

[Dead] New Plastiq Promo, 1.5% Fee for Mastercard Payments

Update 4/29/2019: This was apparently a promotion targeted at specific users and shouldn’t have been working for everyone. Fee should be back up to 2.5% for most people. Plastiq has a new promotion, with a discount on the processing fee for paying bills with a Mastercard credit card. Instead of the regular 2.5% fee, you…

Visa and Mastercard will Increase Interchange Fees

Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. The two credit card issuers generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees. Every time you make a purchase with a credit or debit card, merchants pay a small fee to the bank that issued this card, such as…