Tag: credit cards

It Takes a Vigilance: Loyalty Programs that Steal Your Loyalty

Can you imagine what it would be like to support yourself by stealing money? Most people cannot. Some companies can. If you ever buy movie tickets online via Fandango — beware! Because within Fandango’s online presence there lives a business — apparently separate from Fandango — which, as best I […]

The Deviling Number in Some People’s Lives

Lots and lots of people have a devil in their financial lives. This particular devil comes, not in a blue dress, but in pure, unadulterated numeric form, and is always in the double digits. For many of these bedeviled people, if somehow that double-digit-devil number were to miraculously change into […]