MasterCard Cardholders Reload Prepaid Cards at U.S. Walmart Stores via Green Dot Network

MasterCard and Green Dot announced an expanded relationship that allows all U.S. cardholders with MasterCard ® rePower™-enabled prepaid cards to reload their cards via the Walmart Rapid Reload™ service. Walmart Rapid Read More →

U.S. Bank and American Express Announce Card-Issuing Agreement

U.S. Bank and American Express announced that U.S. Bank will offer credit cards accepted on the American Express network in 2014. “We actively listen to our customers and are focused on Read More →

SASSA MasterCard Debit Card Boosts Financial Inclusion

Following the 10 million South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) MasterCard Debit card milestone announcement, an independent consumer survey has attributed this program as being one of the largest contributors Read More →

FNB Zambia and Visa launch Annual Card Security Briefing

FNB Zambia and Visa have introduced the annual Card Security Briefing, an initiative aimed at creating greater awareness amongst consumers to adopt cards as a safe and convenient way to Read More →

Smart Payment Association Sets Out Biometric Payment Card Proposals

Tackling fraud and extending banking services to previously underserved populations are just some of benefits Lorenzo Gaston, Technical Director of the Smart Payment Association (SPA) will highlight when he takes Read More →

First Data, Oberthur Technologies Sign Strategic Technology Partnership

First Data Corporation and Oberthur Technologies announced a strategic partnership to manage and promote EMV in the United States. First Data is a global leader in electronic commerce and payment Read More → Closes on $6 Million in Growth Funding From Guggenheim Partners, the web’s largest secure secondary gift card exchange, announced that it has secured $6 million in growth financing from Guggenheim Partners, a global financial services firm. CardCash said it will Read More →

Absa Multi-currency Card Excels

Since its launch in May this year, Absa’s Multi-currency prepaid travel card has generated 12 000 card sales and more than R250 million in transactions. From a zero base six Read More →

Green Dot and Walmart Expand Walmart MoneyCard Portfolio

Green Dot Corporation and Walmart announced they have expanded the line of Walmart MoneyCard® reloadable prepaid debit cards to include six new card types designed to meet the needs of their Read More →

FNB Card Payments Overtake ATM Cash Withdrawals

FNB reports that monthly non-cash purchases by customers in its Consumer Segment have surpassed cash withdrawals at its ATMs by R800m. The dominance of card over cash is very new Read More →

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