Akshay Rao

Target Set To Upgrade To Safer Card TechnologyChanges are on the way for customers in the check-out line. After the Target data breach that impacted at least 40 million accounts, stores and banks decided to upgrade to chip-implanted credit cards.
Talking Points: Will Gas Prices Continue To Fall?Sticker shock at the pump continues in the Twin Cities and around the nation. And for motorists filling up, it's the good kind of shock.
Good Question: Will We Ever Be Wallet Free?Owners of the iPhone 6 registered more than 1 million credit cards on Apple Pay in the first three days the service was offered. The app lets people pay for goods with their phone. In theory, when enough stores sign up, you won't have to carry a credit card. For many people, cash has already been replaced by credit.
Good Question: Why Do Gas Prices Go Up Faster Than They Go Down?Most of us don’t have a hard time finding the words to describe our feelings about the record-high gasoline prices facing Minnesota drivers. “Ridiculous” and “crazy” came from some gassing up in Uptown Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Waiting Pays Off For Holiday Bargain HuntersThe number of last-minute holiday shoppers could actually beat the crowds seen on Black Friday.