public transit, and categorizing their spending. Through partnerships with Safeway and Target, Google Pay users can now browse their store’s weekly circulars that showcase the latest deals. Safeway brings more than 500 Pay platform, and Target stores nationwide will offer a similar feature. Google Pay users can favorite the recommended deals for later access. And soon, Google Pay will notify you of the weekly deals when you’re near a participating store if the location is enabled.Pay, which saw the service expanding into personal finance, the company is rolling out a new set of features to make it more a part of its users’ everyday lives. With an update, Google Pay will now include new options for grocery savings, paying for
Another Bay Area. This follows Apple Pay’s recently added and much-welcomed support for the Bay Area’s Clipper card. The company is also to smaller towns across the U.S. Soon, the Google Pay app will allow to access transit tickets from the app’s home screen through a “Ride Transit” shortcut. They can then purchase, add or . Once purchased, you can hold up your transit card to a reader — or show a visual ticket if there’s no reader.Pay’s transit features, which already today support buying and using transit tickets across more than 80 cities in the U.S. New additions arriving soon now include the major markets of Chicago and the San Francisco
The final feature is designed for those usingto manage their finances. With last years revamp, a new bank account called Plex. A competitor to the growing number of mobile-only digital banks, serves as the front-end to the charges hosted by partner banks, like Citi and Stanford Federal Credit Union. As a part of that experience, to their spending behavior, balances, bills, and more via an “Insights” tab. Here, you’ll be able to see what youyour credit andre due, get alerts about more significant transactions, and track spending by either category or business. As Google is now automatically categorizing transactions, that means you’ll be able to search for general terms (like “food”) as well as by specific business names (like “Burger King”), Google explains.
When thelaunched, users were asked to opt into personalization features, which could help show users better, more relevant deals. While directly to these third-party brands and retailers, the app offers a conduit for those businesses to reach potential customers when the tracking industry is in upheaval over Apple’s privacy changes. Google’s ability to help brands get consumers through Google Pay could be a valuable service to grow its user base and encourage more to opt into the personalization features. To make that happen, you can expect Google Pay to roll out more useful or “must-have” elements in the coming weeks.