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My competition is with cash: Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga is president and chief executive of Mastercard and a member of its board. He is a member of the US-India CEO Forum and co-chairs the board of the American India Foundation. In India since 1984, the company is… Read More

7 Common Credit Card Myths

Seventy-two percent of American consumers have at least one credit card, according to Federal Reserve data. Despite their popularity, there is quite a bit about credit cards that many Americans don’t fully understand. Here are seven common credit card myths,… Read More

4 Emerging Trends in the Mobile Payments Space

These days mobile devices can handle just about everything that the customers and business owners need to work on and make a success. Shopping, social lives, and bill payments are just some of the many daily tasks that can be… Read More

Latino and Black Millennials ‘Financially Fragile,’ Report Says

Millennials are “financially fragile,” with Latinx and black populations faring worse than their white counterparts, according to a new report. Young Invincibles, an advocacy group committed to expanding economic opportunities for millennials (ages 18 to 34 as of 2015), published… Read More

Stepping into the digital wallet age

For consumers who use digital wallets for transactions at the cash register, paying with the swish of a mobile device is more convenient than handing over a credit card or cash. A digital wallet allows consumers to make electronic payments… Read More

Interest in Mobile Payments on the Rise

Consumer interest in using connected devices outfitted with payment technology is growing in a market where voice-controlled assistants and wearable devices are becoming part of the cultural landscape, according to a new study by Visa. They found that more people… Read More