Tag Archive: Credit


Project Fi deal knocks $200 off LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ, $150 service credit also available

Project Fi has a new deal to tempt you into putting a new LG smartphone into your pocket.

Google has announced a new deal for Project Fi that’ll get you $ 200 off the LG G7 ThinQ or LG V35 ThinQ. This cuts the price of the LG G7 ThinQ down to $ 549, or $ 22.88 per month for 24 months, while the LG V35 ThinQ is available for $ 699, or $ 29.13 per month for 24 months.

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Dashlane 6 now available with VPN, credit monitoring, and more

All the new goodies will set you back $ 9.99/month.

Password managers are essential tools in mid-2018, and one of the most popular — Dashlane — is now getting its big version 6 update. You’ll still be able to generate and store secure passwords with Dashlane 6 like you’ve done before, but instead of focusing solely on passwords, you’ll now have access to a heap of tools to keep your digital presence as safe and secure as  [Read More…]

Google offers $300 Project Fi service credit when you buy the LG G7 ThinQ or V35 ThinQ

Summer is a great time to find awesome deals. Case in point, Google’s Project Fi announced one which might be of interest to you.

You might remember, the MVNO recently added the LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ to its portfolio. They can be purchased for $ 749 and $ 899 respectively.

But if so far, these prices have kept you from truly considering to buy one of the two LG flagships, now it’s a good time to reconsider.  [Read More…]

How to add a credit or debit card to Fitbit Pay

Who knew paying for things could be so much fun?

Fitbit’s on the right track with its Ionic and Versa smartwatches, and while using both of them over the last few months, one of my favorite features has quickly become Fitbit Pay.

Thanks to the NFC chip in the Ionic and Special Edition Versa, you can use Fitbit Pay to purchase items at any store that accepts contactless payments. Getting started takes just a couple minutes of  [Read More…]

Xiaomi rolls out a payday loan service called Mi Credit in India

Xiaomi’s first financial service in India delivers instant loans to young professionals.

Xiaomi offers a wide range of services in China, and the company is now looking to do the same in India, its second-largest global market. After rolling out Mi Music and Mi Video earlier this year, Xiaomi is now wading into financial services with Mi Credit, a lending platform that makes it easier for MIUI users to get a line of credit.

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Best credit monitoring apps for Android

Your credit score can help you buy a house, get a loan, or even just finance a new phone. Here are a few ways to keep track of it.

There are few things more important to maintain than your credit score. Whether you’re applying a new credit card, a house, or a phone line, your credit score will be an instrumental factor in your approval odds. If your credit score is too low, you may have to  [Read More…]

Deal: Google Store offering $100 credit with Pixel 2 XL

Available between March 1st and the 17th.

Google’s Pixel 2 XL is a truly excellent smartphone, but it’s also incredibly expensive. The starting price of $ 849 isn’t the easiest thing to swallow, and stepping up to 128GB of storage will set you back a whopping $ 949. To help offset some of that cost, the Google Store is offering a free $ 100 credit with the purchase of the phone.

After buying any color/storage variant of  [Read More…]

Amazon’s samples let you try before you buy and give you credit back

Free shipping is nice, but free food is better!

Did you know Amazon Prime members get access to entire pages of samples and sample boxes that Amazon will actually reward you for trying? Whether you want some Optimum Nutrition protein bars for $ 7.99 or an $ 11.99 variety of treats for your pupper because he’s such a good boy, Amazon’s collection of sample boxes is growing every day. The fun thing about these boxes is after you’ve paid  [Read More…]

Will the OnePlus credit card fraud affect your decision to buy from them?

Our forum users share their thoughts about certain OnePlus customers experiencing credit card fraud after buying something from OnePlus’s site.

Update, January 19: Today, OnePlus confirmed that its credit card systems were breached between November 2017 and January 2018 and up to 40,000 users had their credit card information compromised.

At the beginning of this week, OnePlus officially announced that certain customers that had purchased items from its website had been experiencing fraudulent activity on their credit cards.  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 users affected by credit card breach

Things just went from bad to worse real quick.

On Monday, January 15, OnePlus announced on its forums that some customers had reported fraudulent activity on credit and debit cards used for purchases on oneplus.net. It was unclear at the time how many people had been affected or what caused this in the first place, and just a day later, OnePlus removed the option to make payments with a credit/debit card from its site.

A few days  [Read More…]