The very first credit card I acquired was from Mobil Oil. They offered one to college seniors and I had a car. I’ve had the card ever since (and that’s 35 years for those of you counting). My father-in-law actually worked for a division of Mobil for at least that long as well, so there’s a definite reason to be loyal to that brand.
I like to think my family is the kind of customer a gasoline company would want – four cars, a fair amount of driving out here in the suburbs. So what happened over the weekend which cost them our business is kind of weird. But I’ll let you judge. Continue reading