• By depositing money from our stimulus debit card into the bank and charging everything to a Citi rewards card, my family has maximized both points and savings

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Like many other Americans, my family has received several hundred dollars thanks to the CARES Act stimulus plan.
    Since we're spending most of our time at home, we're mostly shopping online using a credit card. And with the bonus cash from the stimulus check, we decided to use a single credit card even more.
    By putting every penny from the stimulus check in the bank and putting all our purchases on a single credit card, my family has been able to reap thousands of Citi Thank You points that are then as good as cash on Amazon.
    We've used Citi points to save as much as $80 on Amazon purchases...
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  • IMF Flags Growing Risk Of Cascading Bankruptcies

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    Has the stock market ever seemed so disconnected from reality? “Debt levels are rising, and potential credit losses resulting from insolvencies could test bank resilience in some countries."
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  • SpaceX successfully launches GPS III space vehicle on behalf of the U.S. Space Force

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    SpaceX successfully launched a GPS III satellite for the U.S. Space Force today. The Space Force took over the U.S. in-space GPS assets from the Air Force when it became its own dedicated wing of the U.S. armed forces.
    The launch employed a Falcon 9 rocket, the first stage of which was new and fresh from SpaceX's factory floor. This launch did include a recovery attempt of the Falcon 9 booster, however, unlike the first GPS III launch that SpaceX launched in December 2018. SpaceX says that it was able to work with its customer to ensure that it could complete its mission as planned, while...
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  • Public Transportation's Challenge During The Pandemic

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    Electric bus company BYD just delivered its first new buses in the U. S. in a long while. But there's more to it than re-opening a factory.
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  • U.S. challenger bank Chime launches Credit Builder, a credit card that works more like debit

    U.S. challenger bank Chime launches Credit Builder, a credit card that works more like debit

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    U.S. challenger bank Chime, now valued at $5.8 billion , is entering the credit card market with today's launch of a new card designed to help consumers build their credit history by way of everyday transactions. With the Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card , users can control how much they want to spend by transferring funds to a “Spending Account” and can then charge up to this amount wherever Visa is accepted.
    This makes the card feel more like a debit card, as it's tied to how much cash is in a user's bank account - rather than a traditional credit card which can allow for...
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