CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Derek Webster, Founder and CEO of CardFlight.
Acceptance of MasterCard consumer cards for Apple Pay is picking up more steam with the addition of 25 new financial institutions nationwide. In addition, cardholders with a MasterCard small business card from Bethpage Federal Credit Union or Navy Federal Credit Union can also now leverage Apple Pay.
Upromise by Sallie Mae reports its Upromise MasterCard card surpassed $50 million in cash back earned for college last year. Collectively the MasterCard program has rewarded nearly $450 million total cash back since the card’s inception.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features data communications and interoperability solutions provider Transaction Network Services. Founded in 1990 in the United States, TNS has grown steadily and now provides services in over 60 countries across the Americas.
Chase is launching a barrage of new ads showcasing everyday banking transactions like depositing checks through the Chase Mobile App or at Chase ATMs. The new Chase Mastery campaign features masters of various crafts such as the Rockettes.
U.S. Bank has inked deal with the American Red Cross’ to be the sole prepaid card provider offering Red Cross staff and clients safe access to emergency money with the U.S. Bank Prepaid Debit MasterCard Disaster Relief Client Assistance and Mission cards.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: SHOPKEEP (SSBI); WEX (Evolution1); FIS (InfoShare Conference); and PYMNTS (R2).
U.S. credit card outstandings for the four major networks rose 4.9% last year with American Express leading the charge with a 7.2% year-on-year (YOY) increase. U.S. card loans (including securitized receivables) hit $878.0 billion at end-of-year (EOY), according to CardData.
Global mobile commerce is set to explode by three fold over the next five years as U.S. NFC payments, consumer tablet adoption and smart wearables take hold. Forecaster RAM Research predicts global m-commerce will soar from $316 billion this year to $905 billion in 2019.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features “2015 AFP Payments Fraud & Control Survey” from the Association for Financial Professionals.
Look out Automated Clearing House (ACH), as Dwolla has inked a major deal with the largest financial institution to provide real-time transfers to and from its network in the USA. BBVA Compass will enable its customers to send and receive funds instantly through the Dwolla all-digital payments network.
The majority of credit unions have serious security concerns regarding insider threats. More than eight out of ten of the financial institutions acknowledge their biggest concern is confidential information being transferred to unauthorized recipients, while another 52% say they are worried about sensitive data being transferred by use of removable media.