Chatbots will help you with your cards, banking

Sam Edwards/Getty Images Not too long ago, online banking and live chat with a bank or credit card representative felt cutting-edge. Now, financial institutions are upping the ante by launching chatbots to interact with customers. Powered by artificial intelligence, these chatbots can quickly answer questions about balances, recent transactions or other queries. In addition to…

6 free tools to stop recurring card charges

Paul Bradbury/Getty Images In an age when everything from meal kits to music streaming to dog toys and designer shoes are available by monthly subscription, keeping track of automatic charges isn’t easy. Digital subscriptions are particularly tough to track, since you don’t get a tangible reminder on your doorstep or in your mailbox. Just ask…

6 free tools to stop recurring card charges

Paul Bradbury/Getty Images In an age when everything from meal kits to music streaming to dog toys and designer shoes are available by monthly subscription, keeping track of automatic charges isn’t easy. Digital subscriptions are particularly tough to track, since you don’t get a tangible reminder on your doorstep or in your mailbox. Just ask…

PenFed’s new card pays 2% cash back

Ronald Sumners/Shutterstock.com The nation’s third-largest credit union has just unveiled a credit card that pays 2 percent cash back on all purchases, and charges no annual fee. If you don’t mind the legwork, Pentagon Federal Credit Union’s offer is a decent one. CARD SEARCH: Going on vacation? Take a card that charges no foreign transaction…

Discover joins balance transfer ’21 club’

BraunS/Getty Images Discover Bank has hopped on the extra-long balance transfer bandwagon with a card offering zero percent APR on balance transfers for up to 21 months. The “Discover it” card is the newest of the balance transfer bunch to offer an extended interest-free period that makes it competitive with — and in some cases better than —…

Evacuations ordered below damaged California dam

  Feb 12th 2017 8:42PM Feb 12 (Reuters) – Residents below the tallest dam in the United States near Oroville in Northern California were ordered to evacuate immediately on Sunday after authorities said an auxiliary spillway was in danger of imminent collapse. “Immediate evacuation from the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream is ordered,”…

Best small business credit cards: Top picks

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