Doubt has been swirling around the potential widespread use of near field communication, or NFC, a technology that links consumers’ mobile phones to merchants’ point-of-sale terminals, enabling instant mobile payments. Apple released the iPhone 5 without an NFC chip, leaving millions of consumers out of the NFC equation.
Unless the Milwaukee Brewers come calling for him to play as shortstop, Patrick Basler, president/CEO of Chicago-based First Financial Credit Union has found his niche by helping consumers change their perceptions of credit unions.
Patrick Basler, president/CEO of Chicago-based First Financial Credit Union, has found his niche by helping consumers change their perceptions of credit unions.
Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of the credit card comparison website CardHub.com and a personal finance consultant. predicted that large credit card issuers will likely make more credit available in 2013 and that consumers will not rush to sign on to any of the latest mobile wallet technologies.
After many years as the ugly ducklings of the credit union industry, lower-income credit union members are poised to become a good deal more like swans in 2013.
LAS VEGAS — Disruption. Disintermediation. Reinvention. These three themes rocked the first installment of Money2020, a bustling conference that attracted a full house of 2,000-plus attendees and, more importantly, it brought in very senior executives from major financial services players ranging from American Express to Visa, MasterCard and Discover; from...
Beware the ides of Google, and while Isis is no gift from the gods, Bluebird just may prove to be a vulture.
LAS VEGAS — American Express-Walmart banking card offering takes the stage in Vegas.
Bluebird, the new prepaid card product being rolled out by Walmart and American Express, will provide banks and credit unions with additional competition in transaction accounts and technology.
Walmart advanced further into the financial services arena last week with a new product it will offer in conjunction with American Express.