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After over 40 years, the way we use credit cards is about to fundamentally change — and they’re getting a new vertical phone-like look to match

Many banks are moving toward replacing horizontal credit cards with vertical ones. Tap-to-pay and chip readers have made a vertical orientation more convenient for users. PayPal’s VP of Design cited apps like TikTok as an inspiration for vertical card design. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Credit […]
After over 40 years, the way we use credit cards is about to fundamentally change — and they’re getting a new vertical phone-like look to match
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Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK’s financial watchdog

The UK’s financial watchdog warned Wednesday fintech Lanistar wasn’t authorised to operate. Lanistar is gearing up to launch the “world’s most secure” bank card. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Lanistar “is targeting people in the UK,” and advised consumers to “be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm.” […]
Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK’s financial watchdog
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How to redeem an Uber gift card and use it to pay for your rides

You can use an Uber gift card as a form of payment on the ride-hailing app. To redeem an Uber gift card, add the card to your account with the “Add Payment Method” tab in the “Payment” menu. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Uber is one of the […]
How to redeem an Uber gift card and use it to pay for your rides
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How to cancel a debit card if it’s lost or stolen

To cancel a debit card if it’s lost or stolen, you’ll need to get in touch with your bank. Some banking apps allow you to turn off your debit card, but you should still contact the bank to get a replacement card if your card is missing. Visit Business Insider’s […]
How to cancel a debit card if it’s lost or stolen
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How to get a debit card so you can withdraw cash from an ATM

A debit card withdraws money directly from your checking account, either to make a payment or to convert into cash. Once you have a checking account, getting a debit card is as simple as asking for one. To use a debit card, you’ll need a checking account and a PIN […]
How to get a debit card so you can withdraw cash from an ATM
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The riskiest places to swipe your debit card

Debit card fraud increased by 10% from 2016 to 2017, according to FICO. Since debit cards are linked to bank accounts, they don’t offer as much fraud protection as credit cards. Here’s when you shouldn’t use a debit card – and when you should use cash or a credit card […]
The riskiest places to swipe your debit card