The app will start a tally of how many Uber rides you’ve taken and automatically calculate the free rides.
Retail brokerage giant Fidelity Investments said today it has partnered with U.S. Bank and Visa in a program that will offer Visa-branded credit cards to U.S. consumers, including Fidelity’s 24 million customers.
The Discover It card is doubling all of the cash rewards users have earned at the end of their first year for accounts that are open at the time of doubling.
American Express has launched Plenti, a loyalty program with a big twist: It allows U.S. shoppers to earn points at major retailers without being restricted to a credit card issuer or a single brand.
Gas-brand cards’ carry high APRs, restrictions on payouts and complex rules that negate the impact of the average 4 percent return on rewards.
Consumers can earn points and discounts using any form of payment accepted by the participating brands, including cash, prepaid and any debit, charge or credit card.
Wells Fargo is allowing customers to cash out their credit card rewards at any of its 12,500 ATMS nationwide, making the bank the first major U.S. financial firm to provide such a service to its customers.
But card issuers are compensating for the longer 0% introductory periods by raising the rate for the regular APR on their cards by nearly 6 percent since 2013.
Fidelity found that 50 percent use cash rewards for short-term purposes, such as everyday spending and 45 percent use rewards to pay off existing credit card balances.
A recent survey found that 31 percent – or three in ten Americans – feel bullied when a cashier pitches a store credit card to receive a discount.