Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

NetSuite Certified

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software delivering compliance solutions related to sales tax, VAT and other transactional taxes, today announced SuiteRetail Inc., a leading provider of Point-of-Sale solutions for retailers on NetSuite, has joined Avalara’s community of certified solution partners. Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s…

Apple Pay POS

Electronic Transfer, Inc. has been a Spokane Credit Card Processing company since 1989 and has always offered merchant accounts with the newest cutting edge technology with low pricing. With your Spokane Merchant Services, you can be equipped to accept the newest ” and one of the most secure ” methods of payment: Apple Pay. With Apple Pay, your customers can make secure purchases with one touch. No more swiping or signing. No more searching the wallet or purse for the credit card.

Chase Slate Survey

The vast majority of Americans (90 percent) recognize the importance that access to credit plays throughout their life, according to the new Chase Slate Credit Survey. However, when it comes to awareness of their personal credit health there are gaps. Nearly four-in-ten Americans (39 percent) admit they do not know their current credit score, and more than half (52 percent) do not know that paying bills on time is the factor that has the largest impact on their credit score.

Gibraltar + NCR

NCR Corporation announced that Gibraltar International Bank has chosen NCR and local channel partner BSG Computer Systems to deliver the latest NCR intelligent deposit ATMs and NCR software solutions. The NCR solutions are expected to increase transactions through the more convenient ATM channel, available 24/7 in a range of locations in Gibraltar. This transition will improve customer experience by freeing bank staff to interact with customers on other high-value banking services.

Open Loop

With a highly banked population and a reputation around the world for being fiscally responsible, a new survey reveals that many Canadian consumers face challenges with the current ways they manage their finances, budget and pay for goods. As a result, Canadians from coast to coast are considering new financial tools to help them solve these problems and take control of their financial lives.

TMGFS Executive

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Top 70 credit card agent issuer TMG Financial Services (TMGFS) today announced the hiring of Matt Oakley as chief marketing officer (CMO). A seasoned marketing veteran with more than twenty years of experience, Oakley joins TMGFS from Kreg Tool where he served most recently as director of marketing and customer experience.…