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American Express shuts down Curve card access 48 hours after introduction
Curve card customers hoping to use an American Express card through their Curve app have had the service cut short.
Planning a trip abroad? Fight fees with one of these debit cards
I must admit for my next holiday I am in rather a favourable position. Yes, as I come to you with this column I will be…
NatWest customers report widespread failure of debit card payments
NatWest customers have taken to Twitter to express frustration that their debit card payments have been declined.Many…
Stat of the Month: Shoppers make 13.2 billion card payments, overtaking cash
Debit cards have overtaken cash for the first time as the most popular way for consumers to shop, according to new figures.
Revealed: the real cost of holiday spending
Holidaymakers should shop carefully for the best way to spend money abroad as new data reveals the high cost of spending on…
Fears that card usage stunts kids’ financial development
Many parents are letting their children use their credit and debit cards, despite fears that spending on plastic means kids…
Card combining app launches – is it time to ditch your wallet for Curve?
A new financial app and card service called Curve has launched, offering users the chance to replace their entire wallet with…
First Direct launches cashback offer
First Direct has launched a new cashback deal in partnership with Visa, meaning many account holders can earn now money back…
10 years of contactless: Payments more than double in a year
Shoppers have adopted contactless technology en masse in the 10 years since it first launched, according to new figures.
Pay with Siri: Barclays launches voice-only payments
Barclays says it has become the first high street bank to allow account holders to make a payment using Apple’s voice…