New research shows 80% of consumers cited their bank’s ability to ensure the safety of their financial information as their greatest concern, regardless of demographic.
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 8.0% year-on-year (YOY) in Q3/15 reaching a record $1214 billion. Visa led the way in the third quarter posting a 9.7% YOY gain for U.S. PDV, according to CardData.
USAA has launched a pilot that allows a limited group of USAA members to view their bitcoin balance on USAA.com and the USAA Mobile App. This pilot was rolled out to USAA employees in September and is now being extended to a select group of USAA members.
MasterCard’s (MC) Asia Pacific – Middle East – Africa (APMEA) region Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) FX-adjusted inched down in the third quarter to a year-on-year (YOY) gain of 14.0%, compared to 15.2% in the prior quarter and 17.0% in the year ago quarter.