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Revolutionizing point of sale

A more efficient customer experience that provides greater ease and understanding of the customer should drive the point of sale revolution. That was the takeaway...

Prepaid 101: Harnessing innovation in B2B & B2C prepaid

There’s innovation to be found in the mundane, according to panelists in a roundtable discussion Monday morning about innovation in the prepaid space. Panelists from...
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Monetizing Millenials: Insight, Investment, Vision and Patience

Millennials are a hot topic in financial services. That’s because they constitute 27 percent of the U.S. population, and, at ages 18-34, they’re just...
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Women Driving Payments Change

The following post about women in payments is an extract from an article featured in the latest edition of Pay Magazine. Payments is no longer a...

Mobile wallets: the key to seamless payments in Africa

Middle Africa currently has less done 30 million bank cards in circulation, yet there are over 150 million mobile wallets out there with an...

When I Do (and When I Don’t) Shop with Discount Gift Cards

As a mom of three growing kids, I’m on a fairly tight budget so I frequently look for ways to stretch the family dollars....

It’s time to stop thinking about prepaid as a product

Credit and debit are still popular payment options for consumers, but those products have suffered from a dearth of innovation. Prepaid, on the other...

Seriously, the future of payments?

There’s a memory I have gone over and over in my mind for a few months, which I can’t seem to shake.  Speaking at...
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EMV: the Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

“Scams still happening due to slow roll-out of chip cards” “Are chip credit cards turning into a big fail?” “New chip cards causing confusion among customers” Judging...
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Does More Security Mean More Friction in Payments?

With security tokens, operational fraud risk tools, and the roll out of EMV, does increased security in payments mean more friction for the consumer?...