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Apple Pay Is Expanding

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.17.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple's year-old mobile-payments service is expanding to more countries, banks and merchants, as it faces growing competition and so...

Ellie Goulding May Have Just Revealed A Major Shazam Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment

Shazam or more like ShaScam? Ellie Goulding got you (and a lot of other stuff) on her mind. Her new album "Delirium" just came out, she's a glob...

Rubio's Mysterious Credit Card Data Revealed

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Presidential candidate Marco Rubio put more than $7,000 in personal expenses on a Republican Party credit card during a...

Wells Fargo Wants to Let You Make Million-Dollar Wire Transactions with Your Face and Voice

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 11.06.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

"My voice gives me access to proceed, please verify me," I announced to the phone in my hand. It scanned my face to see if my lips were moving. I then read aloud series of numbers. The voiceprint was a match, and the app unlocked itself - the demonstration was a success.

Millennials Want to Pay By Tech

Robin Raskin | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

My son and I live on different planets where money is concerned. He's happy to snap a picture of his paycheck and deposit it using his iPhone; I still have my checkbook, and even use it once in a while.

Astoria Characters: The Man Fully Invested in Finance

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.06.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's not much to see in Korsa K. Nzidee's office because he's just moved into it.

Kevin James Says He 'Doesn't Make It Out Of The Locker Room' vs Ronda Rousey

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment

Here comes the ... cold hard truth. Spoiler alert! Kevin James is an athlete. Even before the actor starred as a teacher turned MMA fighter in "Here ...

Shelly Porges Supports Women Entrepreneurs Globally and Hillary Clinton

Wendy Diamond | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Wendy Diamond

When you think of a woman on a passionate mission to support budding women entrepreneurs globally, you naturally envision a successful and accomplished woman herself, right? Shelly Porges is just that woman.

In a World Built for Extroverts, What's an Introvert to Do?

Marina Peña | Posted 07.20.2015 | College
Marina Peña

From Albert Einstein to Hollywood actress Emma Watson, introverts have influenced American society in a myriad of significant ways. But schools and work spaces across the United States continue to favor the needs of extroverts over those of introverts.

Having My Mind Changed About Bitcoin: How Dr. Shapiro Did It

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Technology

As I walked around TechCrunch Disrupt NYC recently, I was bombarded with messaging, product demos and pitches. Until I met a young lady who didn't know I was a tech journo. She had one goal, after I announced that "Bitcoin isn't my thing." To change my mind.

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

American Express Exec Dies Suddenly After Falling Ill On Flight

AP | By ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business

American Express said company President Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York. ...

Ryan Grim

Retailers Push For Delay In Implementing New Data Security Features | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retail and grocery stores around the country are asking to delay implementation of new security features for credit and debit purchases ...

Do You Have the Medical Evacuation Coverage You Think You Have?

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

A recent trip to the Amazon had me climbing a tree to escape wild boars. I was lucky the harrowing experience resulted in no injuries. There was the s...

38 Percent of Small Businesses Are Ignoring a Huge Liability Coming in October

Gene Marks | Posted 04.28.2015 | Small Business
Gene Marks

On October 1st, if a merchant doesn't accept a credit card with an EMV chip, and the transaction is fraudulent, then the merchant will be liable for the costs. So merchants need to act... now.

Costco Will Stop Accepting AmEx Cards Next Year

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business

(Adds details, stock movement) Feb 12 (Reuters) - American Express Co said Costco Wholesale Corp would stop accepting its cards in th...

Hey Big Company, Treat Me Like a Human.

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

Eighty four percent of millennials say that user generated content on a brand's website has some influence on what they buy. What this means is that millennials want to be heard and they want to feel listened to.

Partners in Preservation: Boston's Historic Nantucket Lightship/LV-112

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Timothy J. McClimon, president of American Express Foundation and vice president of corporate social responsibility, American Express Near...

Credit Card Companies Are Charging Less For Late Payments

CNBC | Amy Langfield | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business

Punishment for the sin of being late on a credit card payment is getting slightly less onerous for users who fail to pay their bills on time, accordin...

Millennials in the Workplace Want to Give Back, so Let Them!

Stefanie Greenberg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Impact
Stefanie Greenberg

The Case Foundation and Achieve recently published a study that supports the idea that many of us in the volunteer industry have thought all along: giving back to meaningful causes is important to millennials.

Apple Will Turn Next iPhone Into Wallet

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology

Apple is partnering with Visa, Mastercard, and American Express to help make the next iPhone into an electronic wallet, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Wit...

The Other Ex-Men

Rob Taub | Posted 10.20.2014 | Divorce
Rob Taub

Stories about post divorce relationships with former spouses most often deal with acrimony and seldom address anything positive. My circumstances are slightly unusual as my ex-wife and I have always behaved cordially to one another.

Are Prepaid Debit Cards the Next Big Target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 10.11.2014 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Although the market for prepaid debit cards has been steadily expanding and attracting big name financial players like American Express, consumer advocates have expressed concern about a lack of regulatory oversight.

Corporate Fraud of a Different Stripe

Martha Burk | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Martha Burk

It's that time of year again. Corporate good-guy awards are handed out like candy by magazines with headlines screaming "Best Companies," for various groups -- usually minorities and women.

Know Me, Know My Work

Michael Drew | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

I'm not famous, although I'm known in my field. What's different about my being known, however, is that when people know my name -- or even see me out and about at industry gatherings or certain kinds of events I frequent -- they know not only who I am, but what I represent, the kind of work I do.