CFPB Wants To Regulate Payment Apps

Details Written by: RJ he Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is exploring regulating non-banks and fintechs that operate in the payment services space. Think Apple Pay, Google Wallet, etc. Big Tech and other companies operating in consumer finance markets blur the traditional lines that have separated banking and payments from commercial activities. The CFPB has…

Paceline Card Making a Return

Details Written by: RJ The Paceline credit card is making a return. No word yet on card details. Originally, the interesting perk was via the welcome offer. It allowed users to purchase an Apple Watch, then get it monthly credits for it when hitting certain fitness goals. The Watch would then be paid for within…

Marriott Updates Suite Night Awards

Details Written by: RJ Marriott has made adjustments to the Suite Night Awards Beginning in early 2024, Suite Night Awards™ will be called Nightly Upgrade Awards and will include these changes: Participating Brands will be expanded to include The Ritz-Carlton®, EDITION®, Aloft®, Element®, and Protea Hotels®. Marriott Bonvoy® Members can access nearly 20% more room inventory…

Intuit Sunsetting Mint Platform

Details Written by: RJ Intuit is sunsetting Mint on 1/1/24. Mint users can join Credit Karma, another Intuit product that does mostly the same thing. The press release does mention that the cash flow management features of Mint will be coming to Credit Karma.   We are reimagining Mint as part of Intuit Credit Karma,…

Capital One Lounge Denver Grand Opening

Details Written by: RJ Capital One is set to open their third airport lounge on 11/3/23. This time in Denver airport. Details Hours 5am-9pm Location: Concourse A, gate 34, mezzanine level Size: 10,800 square feet Local food and beverage selection, including in-lounge meals served and plated as small bites Grab & go food, including jarred…

Neon Money Launching Cream Card With Amex

Details Written by: RJ Neon Money Club is releasing a new card with Evolve Bank and American Express. Card is open for pre-order now. Cream Card Annual fee: $128 Multipliers: 1.5x All purchases Beneifts Points are doubled when redeemed to purchase stocks on Neon Money platform. Press release Thoughts Probably something I’d make a video…

American Airlines Status Match

Details Written by: RJ American Airlines is running a status match promotion for Delta & United flyers: How it works Enjoy the benefits of status with our award-winning loyalty program for up to a year. Here’s how: Submit proof of your earned status with Delta SkyMiles® or United MileagePlus® Receive approval and enrollment information for…

American Express Refreshes Hilton Card Lineup

Details Written by: RJ Hilton and American Express have revamped the Hilton card lineup. All cards get a fresh paint job, while the Aspire and Surpass also get an overhaul: Hilton Aspire Annual fee: $550 Multipliers 14x Hilton purchases 7x Travel 7x Dining 3x All purchases Benefits Diamond status Anniversary free night award $400 resort…

Delta Revises Sky Miles Changes

Details Written by: RJ Delta has posted revised Sky Miles program changes. We received valuable feedback from our SkyMiles® Members about changes to our SkyMiles Program. Your voice matters, and as a result, we have made adjustments and added new benefits to ensure you are rewarded for your loyalty. This includes making Medallion® Status more…