Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley is an analyst of the payments industry on a daily basis for 32 years covering payment cards and payment systems from both the business side and the consumer side. McKinley is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. In his prior position, McKinley has participated in more than 10,000 documented news media interviews, testified as an expert witness in two separate $billion+ U.S. anti-trust trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, assisted the GAO with paymentsIMG_2006 (1).jpeg reports, chaired numerous business conferences and provided C-Suite opinion to a multitude of Fortune 500 companies. In retirement, he has continued developing and funding digital media assets as well as contributing payments related analysis/content to a broad list of online publishers, including CardFlash, CardTrak and CardData. McKinley is also a national certified mentor with the non-profit SCORE organization with a focus on assisting Fintech startups. www.robert-mckinley.com

GiftLogic and Magento eCommerce Integrate POS Software

GiftLogic and Magento eCommerce Integrate POS Software

GiftLogic Point of Sale (POS) software has added support for Magento eCommerce within its interface. The combination of GiftLogic and Magento eCommerce software allows retailers to quickly create an online store that can be managed within the GiftLogic POS software. Once connected, retailers can export their web items from GiftLogic to their Magento store. This…

TSYS Re-Inks Big Health Savings Account Administrator

TSYS Re-Inks Big Health Savings Account Administrator

TSYS has inked a long-term renewal agreement with HealthEquity to provide payments processing services for the company’s healthcare payments portfolio. As one of the largest health savings account administrators, HealthEquity works with a wide variety of employers, diverse in industry, size, location, and culture. TSYS has provided processing services for HealthEquity since 2009. As part…

BofA CC Portfolio Growth Impaired; Risk Metrics Solid

BofA CC Portfolio Growth Impaired; Risk Metrics Solid

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The nation’s second largest Visa and MasterCard issuer, Bank of America (BofA), to be unseated by Capital One in 2016, continues to struggle with sluggish outstandings (OUT) and purchase dollar volume (PDV) growth, but other metrics, especially credit risk management are above peer group averages Year-On-Year (YOY). Pre-tax net income edged…

NXT-ID Ankles COF Executive to its Advisory Board

NXT-ID Ankles COF Executive to its Advisory Board

FL-based NXT-ID has ankled Gregory Johnson, Head of Business Relationships for Capital One, to its Advisory Board of Directors. Prior to joining Capital One, Gregory spent 17 years at American Express Company working in Consulting Services, Business Travel, Commercial Card, and the OPEN Small Business brand forming strategy and architecting large client facing teams to…

Chase 1Q/16 Mixed Bag: PDV-OUT-DEL-OUT-Attrition Up

Chase 1Q/16 Mixed Bag: PDV-OUT-DEL-OUT-Attrition Up

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] After a credit card bruising in 2015, Chase, the nation’s largest bank credit card issuer, rebounded in the first quarter (1Q/16) as outstandings (OUT) and purchase dollar volume (PDV) entered positive territory. However, delinquency (DEL) and charge-offs (CO) edged upward both Year-On-Year (YOY) and sequentially (QTQ). Furthermore, the account base remains…