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

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech, a specialist in enterprise mobility and business process automation for the transportation industry, is integrating the new myPilot mobile app from Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, into its Transflo Mobile platform. Transflo’s integration includes capabilities that allow professional drivers to expedite the fueling…

PayPal and PayLease to Capture House Rental Payments

PayPal and PayLease to Capture House Rental Payments

PayLease, a specialist in payments, billing, and utility expense management provider for property management companies and HOAs, inked a strategic partnership with PayPal that will give renters and homeowners more options when paying their property manager online. HOAs and Property Management Companies who use PayLease will now have the option to accept PayPal transactions when…

Corcentric & FIS & Comdata Develop an Integrated Pay Solution

Corcentric & FIS & Comdata Develop an Integrated Pay Solution

Corcentric, a provider of cloud-based financial process automation solutions, has launched its newest product, an e-payments solution to help its customers further automate and digitize their payments processes. This integrated, end-to-end solution automates back-end accounts payable and payment transactions, processes all of a company’s disbursements, dramatically reduces accounts payable and payment costs and efficiently manages…

Major 4 U.S. Credit Card GDV Up Nearly 7% YOY

Major 4 U.S. Credit Card GDV Up Nearly 7% YOY

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Gross dollar volume (GDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 6.8% year-on-year (YOY) in 2Q/16 reaching a record $1482 billion.   Visa led the way in the second quarter posting a 9.0% YOY gain for U.S. GDV. Visa reported second quarter GDV…