Debit or Credit? The Cashier Doesn’t Know Either

Debit or Credit? The Cashier Doesn’t Know Either

Don’t the guys behind the counter know anything?

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

A day without ice cream is like a day without sunshine.

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

Amy’s Ice Cream has a new sign (right) that seems to say that the $10 minimum charge is suggested, not required. The sign we originally posted (left) was one a store manager had replaced the ‘official’ sign with, according to Steve.

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

Our article on the minimum credit card fees charged at Amy’s Ice Cream generated quite a little uproar. Amy is pictured, left, helping award Lonnie Williams with the “Best Transition” small business award in Austin. It’s made from left-over toffee ice cream.

New Debit Card Vulnerability

New Debit Card Vulnerability

Your debit card could be stolen and used without the thieves even having to hack your PIN code.

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

My my, how the rocky road of customer service melts and leaves a sticky trail.

MEGA UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

MEGA UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

Erik went ahead and consolidated the merchant policies of Discover, Mastercard and Visa, which leads to a startling conclusion.

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

UPDATE: Requiring Minimum Credit Card Purchases is a Violation

We’re scratching our heads and going in circles and starting to get dizzy.

HSBC Offers Secret Transaction Decoder Rings for High Rollers

HSBC Offers Secret Transaction Decoder Rings for High Rollers

Unless your name is Sir Winifred Montegue Moneybanks, don’t expect to hold the item at left in your hands anytime soon. HSBC is rolling out a new security device to give big money blokes in the UK a secure way to conduct complex internet transactions.