Meracord Offers Payment Card Processing

Meracord (www.meracord.com) third-party contract payment service provider, now accepts credit and debit card payments. Approved business lines can collect payments made with payment cards through Meracord, allowing them to offer more convenient payment options to their clients. This additional payment option lets businesses close deals with no delay and simultaneously give their clients the power to choose how they want to pay for the services they will receive. Meracord processes payments according to the terms of a contract between two or more parties. It offers a variety of payment services to businesses and individuals needing to process complex payments. This eliminates the need for a separate merchant account.

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Crowell, Weedon & Co. Implements Fiserv

Fiserv financial services technology announced Crowell, Weedon & Co. selected its “Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions” and “Financial Advisor Workbench,” its Rep as Portfolio Manager solution, for processing, reporting and portfolio accounting. The “Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions” from Fiserv enable fee-based program sponsors and investment professionals to manage all of their products using a single ASP-based solution. Crowell, Weedon will leverage Fiserv technology through OneViewSM from Fiserv, an intuitive, roles-based interface that enables users to quickly and efficiently navigate the platform while offering better service to their investors. Meanwhile, “Financial Advisor Workbench” offers a suite of portfolio accounting tools for fee-based assets that will enable advisors at Crowell, Weedon to grow their business by leveraging the network of managers at Fiserv and the solution’s unparalleled modeling and automated trading capabilities.

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TSYS Execs to Speak at Commercial Cards and Payments Summit

Two TSYS executives have been chosen to participate in the Commercial Payments International Global Cards and Payments Summit 2012, March 21-22. Kelley Knutson, executive vice president, TSYS International Services, will present in a session entitled, “Going Global ” Leveraging Your Supplier for Portfolio Growth.” He will be discussing the global industry make-up, and trending both from a value proposition and underlying needs of the market. Knutson will discuss issues that keep issuers awake at night as they explore global expansion, as well as looking at what commercial service will look like globally as the industry moves forward.

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Encore Payment Systems Now On iPhone

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Encore Payment Systems: Now On iPhone for Wherever Life Takes You In today’s demanding time, it’s important for active merchants to have an electronic payment solution tailored to their business. Encore Payment Systems is proud to offer a unique mobile solution for businesses on the go. Encore’s Clear Advantage Mobile, together…

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Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2012

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2012 Encompassing: Mobile Payments & Mobile Wallets NFC Technologies Mobile Money Transfer & Mobile Remittance Mobile Banking Banking the Unbanked & Microfinance Services Winning Strategies to Profit from Innovative & Sustainable Mobile Payments Services Conference: 19-20 April 2012 Hong Kong Corporate Sponsor: Associate Sponsor: Mobile…

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Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Selects Acumen from Fiserv

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions and the largest provider of business-driven technology solutions for credit unions, announced today that Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union (FCU) of Tampa, Fla. has selected the Acumen® account processing solution from Fiserv with in-house delivery. Credit union leaders cited the solution’s…

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American Express, National Trust for Historic Preservation to Award $3mm in Grants to Historic NYC

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] American Express, National Trust for Historic Preservation to Award $3 Million in Grants to Historic Places in New York City This spring, New York City will make history to save history. American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that New York City will be this year’s location…

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Streamline and TNS Partner on Payment Processing

Streamline face to face card payment processor is now providing merchants with faster payment processing through Transaction Network Services and the “Secure SSL Gateway” IP POS terminal processing. This ensures authenticated payment exchange between card payment terminals and the Streamline processing platforms. The custom-designed solution offers additional security features beyond the minimum requirements mandated by PCI DSS, to provide a secure high-speed solution that enables Streamline’s merchants to benefit from faster payment processing, shorter queues and costs savings where dedicated dial lines can be removed.

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East Expands representative Countries

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Ukrainian Interbank Payment Systems Member Association (EMA) has just joined the European ATM Security Team (East) as the national representative member for the Ukraine. While EAST is focussed on the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), EMA will participate as a non-SEPA member. The Association was formed on 19th March 1999…

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Clear2Pay Launches G3 Payments System

Clear2Pay international technology provider of next generation payment solutions for financial institutions launched the G3 Payments Solution for the Singapore financial services industry. This product launch is a direct follow-on from the partnership Clear2Pay announced with Vocalink on delivering an end-to-end Immediate Payments solution for banks. The G3 scheme will enable Singaporean banks and financial institutions to process low-value payments in real-time maximizing their ability to deliver innovative and commercially attractive products while minimizing settlement risk. This higher level of velocity of money within the economy will benefit Singapore’s thriving business community at large and will be closely monitored by neighboring countries.

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Creditron Expands Sales, Customer Support

Creditron remittance processing solutions appointed three regional account managers and a customer support and implementation specialist. They include Cheryl Williams, regional account manager, Western States; Matt Stover, regional account manager, Northeastern States; Robin Fleck, regional account manager, South Central States; and Eddie Ssali, customer support and implementation. Previously, Williams was a senior sales executive for WAUSAU Financial Systems, where she sold all of the company’s solutions, including its enterprise content management platform. Stover has more than 20 years of sales, account management and operations experience in the payments industry and most recently was a relationship sales executive for WAUSAU Financial Systems. Fleck has spent nearly her entire career in sales and operations in the financial services industry and was most recently national account manager for Open Solutions. Ssali previously was part of the information technology team at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD.

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Revolving Credit Down 4.5% Y/Y

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Of the total $2.51 trillion in outstanding US consumer debt, total outstanding revolving credit was up 8.5% in January from $803.8 billion in December to $800.9 billion. This compares to the year ago figure of 795.5. Revolving consumer credit plummeted from its peak of $973.6 billion in August 2008 by a…

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