First National Bank to issue Discover cards
Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company, and First National Bank of Omaha signed the merchant acquirer agreement. Under the terms of this agreement First National Bank will issue credit cards to Discover Network beginning next year. Thus, First National Bank became the third issuer to offer four brands of MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. According to First National Bank spokesman K. Langin, the other two issuers with the four brands are HSBC and GE Money.
Both Discover Financial Services and First National Bank are satisfied with the deal. Now Discover cards are accepted at a lot more merchant locations than ever before. As for First National Bank, they will attract more customers offering a wider range of card products.
Latest Credit Card Issuers News
The digital environment is becoming increasingly common these days. This also applies to the credit sector. Most likely, you use credit card apps or at least visit your issuer’s website from time to time. Indeed, online accessibility is highly important for customers. Considering this fact, issuers seek not only to provide high-quality service but also to design a user-friendly mobile app and site interface that will help cardholders quickly find the necessary information or solve an issue.
Wells Fargo & Company has recently announced the release of tap-to-pay contactless consumer credit and debit cards. Wells Fargo cardholders are already familiar with the advantages of digital wallets and are involved in paying for purchases and initiating ATM transactions by means of their mobile phones, while tap-to-pay cards are something new.
Dog-lovers can get checks or credit cards printed with pictures of adorable pups. If you’d rather be at the beach, you can carry a credit card picturing the waves and sand. And now sports fans can order a new credit card with the logo of their favorite teams and players.
Loyal JetBlue customers have another reason to use Chase credit cards: the banking giant and credit card issuer has announced that the JetBlue TrueBlue loyalty program is the newest Chase Ultimate Rewards partner, and cardholders will now be able to redeem their reward points for travel on the airline.
Good news for American Express Platinum cardholders who live or travel in the Denver area: American Express has just announced plans to add a Centurion lounge to the Denver International Airport (DIA). And it will be huge—over 14,000 square feet—making it the second-largest Centurion lounge location.