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Fast-Growing Merchant Acceptance Could Entice More Acquirers to Look Abroad

Fast-Growing Merchant Acceptance Could Entice More Acquirers to Look Abroad

“The number of physical stores or outlets accepting payment cards worldwide reached 69.2 million last year, up 13% from 2016, according to “Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2023,” a study released Wednesday by Retail Banking Research Ltd., a London-based firm. The report forecasts that number will grow to 111.7 million by the end [...]

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Real-time payments: the next big thing in US banking

Real-time payments: the next big thing in US banking

“To adopt RTP, a client’s IT department or enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor may need to upgrade systems to allow for sending and receiving payments. Once established, RTP works with existing bank accounts. Users will not be required to share account information or sign up for a separate, third-party service or disclose their account or [...]

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OneWest Bank Launches Debit Card Controls

OneWest Bank Launches Debit Card Controls

“Card Controls allows consumers to set spending limits, create transaction alerts, specify merchant categories such as food, gas or entertainment, and define regions where the card can be used. Consumers can also disable certain locations or merchant categories from spending. Additionally, the on-and-off switch provides a fast method to secure an account if the associated [...]

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