We’re Here To Empower Your Financial Goals

We’re not here to sell you a credit card. We empower financially underserved communities to move
into the mainstream economy and help small businesses compete, grow and thrive.

Partnership Stories

APRI has been fighting the struggle for social, political, and economic justice for all working Americans since 1965. See how we’re working together.… Read More


Check out our brand new youth video series that has been created to start the conversation of financial responsibility––with topics such as knowing the basics of credit and understanding your credit score––with youth!… Read More

You have the technology to master the time, money and growth of your small business in the palm of your hand. Use the information given in these handouts to keep your customers safe and happy by offering mobile payment options, securing your data, and protecting your small business against fraud.… Read More

You can find the best payment processor for your small business—what to look out for and how to negotiate the best rates.… Read More

In partnership with the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI), the Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy today released a study that found that “financial deserts” are defined less by a lack of access to services and more by a unique combination of physical access, perceptions and emotions. Read More

When governments provide prepaid cards to their residents, everyone wins. Cards save government time and money and provide a valuable resource for underbanked consumers. Read More

How do you know what the best card for you is? Use this resource and learn more about the benefits of credit, debit and prepaid cards—and what to keep in mind when choosing what’s right for you.… Read More

Upcoming Events

118th Annual Session and Congress of Christian Education

Roanoke, VA | June 25-29, 2017

Featured speakers for the 118th Annual Session and Congress of Christian Education include:
  • Dr. Robert C. Scott, Senior Pastor, St. Paul Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC;
  • Dr. Steven G. Blunt, President, Baptist General Convention of Virginia; Pastor, First Baptist Church
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The Latino Coalition 2017 Economic Opportunity Summit

Los Angeles, CA | June 29, 2017

Presented by The Latino Coalition

TLC is the leading, national Latino organization representing Hispanic-owned small businesses (our database contains a network of over 1 million independently owned firms) and the 50-million-strong Hispanic consumer market. The Summit will attract Hispanic business owners and professionals from Southern… Read More


Keep up with the changes in electronic payments and you’ll know how to create change for the better. Our Newsroom makes it easy for you to keep up and get ahead.

Mastercard by the Numbers… Read More
Master Your Card Partners with SCORE to Host Webinar for Small Business Owners… Read More
Mastercard’s Mission to Become a Full-Service Payments Network… Read More
Opinion: Paving the Road for Economic Opportunity: Hacia la oportunidad económica… Read More