Whether a weekend road trip or an international adventure, millions of people around the globe get the travel bug each summer. And with the end of vacation season fast approaching, now is your last chance to make that dream trip you’ve been thinking of all summer. But the smartest travelers aren’t traveling alone… They have …
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South African Trials Demonstrate Convenience and Security JOHANNESBURG AND PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials …
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6 #Tips to Up Your Card IQ

March 30, 2017 09:56

From FOMO-inspiring vacation experiences and special everyday deals to price protection and mobile alerts to help with budgeting, there are tons of ways your credit, prepaid or debit card can work for you. I have to admit, though, I don’t always maximize the great benefits that come with my card. We recently polled more than …
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Mastercard and Boingo Wireless are providing Mastercard cardholders unlimited access to more than one million premium Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. The Wi-Fi service is now available for select HSBC Mastercard cardholders in Argentina, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the U.K. at no additional cost. As a result, these cardholders have the potential to save hundreds of dollars each year on roaming charges and subscriptions when accessing Wi-Fi hotspot locations in airports, hotels, restaurants and cafes, inflight and more. The Boingo Wi-Fi benefit will roll out to other issuers and cardholders soon.

In 2017, don’t let the benefits and rewards your card offers slip through your fingers. Check with your bank, understand your benefits and start saving. Here are seven New Year’s Resolutions every savvy card user should stick to this year.