It'll apparently use the Mastercard payment network - the second-largest in the USA after Visa - and cardholders will earn around 2 percent cash back on purchases, but potentially more on Apple products.
It would also be the first credit card created by Goldman, a financial powerhouse that's looking to expand its offerings for everyday customers.
The new Apple-branded card will offer cashback rewards for spending and will be complemented by new iPhone features created to help users to track rewards, set spending goals and manage their account balances.
Apple did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for a comment. That new app could set the foundation for integrating the new credit card.Читайте также: Tottenham's Kane has been ready to play for 10 days - Pochettino
It's part of a push by Apple to focus on fee-generating services and it continues Goldman's campaign to appeal to rank-and-file consumers.
There have been rumors of an Apple branded credit card for nearly one year at this point, but as with many products outside of Apple's core that have been rumored, it seemed nearly as though the credit card was a myth. At present, the best credit card for Apple fans is the Barclaycard Visa Apple Rewards Card.
Apple's move to get a share of the credit card market would be amid a slide in iPhone sales, particularly in China.
Both Apple and Goldman Sachs are banking on this credit card being a success.
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