Cash Becoming Obsolete as Digital and Contactless Payments Increase

The world is quickly shifting to digital and contactless payments. According to the 2015 World Payments Report, there were a staggering 390 billion non-cash transactions made throughout the world in 2014. This was an increase of 8.9% versus year ago levels, … Continue reading Weekly Credit Card Update–February 8, 2013

California Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Apple, Online Businesses to Collect Personal Data A divided California Supreme Court ruled that online merchants such as Apple and Ticketmaster can require consumers to furnish personal information to make credit card purchases. … Continue reading

Big Boost for Visa’s Digital Wallet

Visa's digital wallet product,, grew significantly yesterday with the addition of two major banking partners. Bank of America, with an estimated 30 million online customers, and the Royal Bank of Scotland have both agreed to offer Earlier this … Continue reading

Non-Cash Payments Rising Throughout the World

A report released today shows that non-cash transactions grew 7.1 percent worldwide in 2010, with a 4.9 percent increase in mature economies and a 16.9 percent rise in developing economies. The latest World Payments Report, jointly compiled by the Royal … Continue reading