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Electronic Payments Increasing GDP in 70 Countries

According to a Visa-commissioned study, electronic payment products, including debit, prepaid and credit cards, added $296 billion to GDP from 2011 to 2015. They also raised household consumption of goods and services by 0.18% each year. The study, conducted by Moody’s Analytics, also estimates that nearly 2.6 million jobs were created over this five-year period due


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Electronic Payments Increasing GDP in 70 Countries

March 17, 2016

According to a Visa-commissioned study, electronic payment products, including debit, prepaid and credit cards, added $296 billion to GDP from 2011 t..
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Bank of America Now Offers Real Time Person-to-Person Payments

March 16, 2016

Bank of America has begun processing real-time person-to-person (P2P) transactions using the Early Warning clearXchange network. U.S. Bank went live w..
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Discover Wins 2016 Digital Edge Award for Freeze It Technology

Today, Discover was recognized as a Digital Edge 25 award winner for its Freeze It technology, which allows customers to immediately freeze their cred..
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New Research Indicates College Students are Handling Money More Responsibly

Most American college students are handling their finances more carefully and conscientiously, according to a new study by Sallie Mae and Ipsos. The ..
CANYON COUNTRYCA/USA - OCTOBER 28 2015: Mobil gas station sign and logo. Mobil is a major American oil company.

Apple Pay Now Works at Exxon and Mobil Gas Stations

Consumers can now use Apple Pay to pay at the pump, thanks to new developments from ExxonMobil. The company has expanded its Speedpass+ iPhone app to ..
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1-800-FLOWERS Suffers Credit Card Breach after Valentine’s Day Rush

March 15, 2016

The online flower shop 1-800-FLOWERS (1-800-Flowers.com) suffered a credit card data breach shortly after their big Valentine’s Day sales period..
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Capital One Card Payments by Voice Command Available Through Amazon Alexa

Capital One cardholders can now use Amazon Alexa to pay credit card bills by voice and access a variety of other information about their payment accou..
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Pay-By-Selfie Technology May Be Coming to Amazon

Amazon has filed a patent application that indicates the retailer may soon allow shoppers to authenticate their purchases with a picture or video of t..
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2.2 Million Cancer Patient Records Exposed in Clinic Breach

March 14, 2016

21st Century Oncology Holdings has warned 2.2 million patients that their health data and Social Security numbers were stolen from its network. The br..
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Swiping Comes to Visa Checkout

A new interactive button on Visa Checkout will bring the familiar card swipe to online commerce and mobile devices. Visa announced Friday that its new..

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