Style.com and NET-A-PORTER.COM

American Express partnered with Style.com and NET-A-PORTER.COM to launch the “NY Street Seen” shopping experience. Allowing fashion lovers to shop instantly for their favorite looks worn by the attendees of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week until September 30, and captured by renowned street-style photographer Tommy Ton, NET-A-PORTER will host a custom storefront featuring the looks available for…

Benefits of Using a Credit Union

Not everyone uses a credit union but a lot of people who do belong to one find great benefits in their membership. Many times people sign up for a credit union after they get married, creating a joint account where they share their finances. Credit unions are sometimes seen as exclusive, but once you establish…

US Airways

Skip the check-in line…US Airways is now offering mobile boarding pass technology from NCR, letting you receive an email containing a digitally signed and encrypted 2D bar code, which you can then scan from your own smartphone at the kiosk and head straight to the security checkpoint. The NCR “Mobile Pass” is now available in…

Virgin America and Membership Rewards

Listen up flyers! Virgin America is expanding flight service to an airport near you and joining the American Express Membership Rewards program, letting you as a cardmember enroll in its “Membership Rewards!” Now you can transfer your points into Virgin America “Elevate” points and redeem them for any unsold seat on any Virgin America flight…

What is Student Loan Consolidation?

Those four glorious years in college paint everything in such a pretty light… until graduation nears and students realize their college loan debt will soon need to be repaid. Thousands of dollars in debt build up quickly, with many students owing $20,000 or more by the time they leave their university. Sure, it’s all worth…

Cash Passport

As a globe-trotter, you know travelling with a non-chip & PIN card is extremely difficult, especially in Europe where merchants have come to rely heavily on this technology in the seven years since it was first rolled out. Well now it doesn’t have to be thanks to new functionality within the “Cash Passport” to reduce…

AmazonLocal

Listen up New Yorkers; now in addition to every other luxury imaginable at your fingertips, we now have Amazon.com’s “AmazonLocal,” a new local deals marketplace offering savings of at least 50% off products and services at restaurants, spas, fun events and more. The company also announced that “AmazonLocal” will provide unique deals from Amazon.com, MYHABIT.com…

MoneyGram and UNICEF

MoneyGram International has made a $50,000 donation to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to support life-saving programs for children in Africa and the Middle East. MoneyGram is providing $25,000 each to two UNICEF child survival and development initiatives in the Middle East and North Africa and emergency relief efforts in the drought and famine-affected countries…

Why Gift Cards Make Great Gifts

Some people in life can be impossible to shop for when it comes to holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions. Even those closest to you – a brother, a father, sometimes even a significant other – can be difficult to shop for around the holidays. Rather than settling for a gift that may not meet…