Tag Archive: Credit


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…]

Some OnePlus customers have reported fraudulent credit card activity (Update)

A friendly reminder to always keep track of what’s going on with your card.

Updated 1/16/18 – A day after publicly announcing recent credit card fraud, OnePlus has since removed the option to use a debit or credit card directly on its website to make a purchase. For the time being, you’ll have to rely on PayPal for making any payments.

Over this past weekend, some OnePlus customers reported that they’d discovered unauthorized activity on credit cards that  [Read More…]

Deal: Early Pixelbook owners can get a $100 credit from certain retailers

If you were one of the first customers to buy a Google Pixelbook, you can get $ 100 back and a free Google Home.

The suggested retail price for Google’s base model Pixelbook is $ 999, but after a little more than a month on the shelves the convertible saw a holiday discount to $ 899 and a free Google Home from certain retailers. Early adopters who bought the device in the first few weeks may be in luck,  [Read More…]

Google offering $20 credit to Project Fi customers affected by Hurricane Harvey

Google is providing additional relief to Project Fi customers affected by Hurricane Harvey.

As Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc throughout southeastern Texas, carriers are doing their part to ensure that customers in affected areas are able to connect to their loved ones. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint have all announced that they will be waiving overages and fees for customers in the affected regions, and Google has now stated that it will issue a $ 20 service credit to Project  [Read More…]

Google is giving a $1 Play Store credit to some users

Google Play is giving out money.

Google Play has an offer for some select users right now that gives them $ 1 of Play Store credit to use on apps or paid content before the end of September. Not everyone’s getting the lucky offer, but hey, shouldn’t you head to Google Play and check?

Google giving away promotions to only some users is nothing new. A few months back, select users got half off a movie  [Read More…]