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June 24, 2013

Reduced credit interchange, experimental checking account fees, the rise of bank and non bank issued prepaid cards… the list is long of repercussions that Durbin’s sweeping changes have brought to the domestic payments landscape. But, there is one...

Category/Topic: Payments, Fraud and Security
June 12, 2013 by Mark Schwanhausser

There’s a bit of irony regarding two headlines in my local newspaper: “Tech firms seek to lift secrecy on spy data” on the front page, and “Google buying startup Waze” stripped across the Business front.

June 10, 2013 by Mark Schwanhausser

This past weekend, though, consumers got three pieces of evidence from USAA, Wells Fargo and BB&T of how far and fast things are evolving in the opposite direction – and how mobile banking is redefining online banking for the better.

May 9, 2013 by Mark Schwanhausser, Al Pascual

From here on, you’ll predominantly hear Javelin describe things from an “omnichannel” perspective rather than a “multichannel” perspective. It’s not just a nuance to provide an excuse to print up new business cards, tweak our website, and update my...

May 8, 2013

In March 2012, Global Payments was forced to acknowledge that a breach had occurred, but the devil is in the details. Transparency is the last word that anyone would use to describe this massive breach, and for good reason. While MasterCard and Visa...

May 8, 2013 by Mark Schwanhausser

Olivier Berthier raises some important questions in a blog on Finextra about how to address the “subpar” adoption rates for online personal finance management tools. But what struck me most was the question he didn’t ask. There’s a crucial word...

May 6, 2013 by Mark Schwanhausser

Pageonce has succeeded in making a name for itself as a direct-to-consumer personal finance management app that has leapfrogged better-known Mint. Starting today, however, it is setting out to make a name for itself that consumers will recognize. It...

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