Report: Bank lending continues declining in UK

Dec 17, 2019 Sean Albert

Report: Bank lending continues declining in UK

The United Kingdom's small and medium-sized business (SMB) sector has been hit hard over the past few months. After receiving hints of good news recently, the mood turned dark again, particularly with regard to short term lending. "It is clear


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Prepaid card firm starts an online bank for smartphone users

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

Prepaid card firm starts an online bank for smartphone users

A company that specializes in electronic payments through prepaid ACH cards and debit accounts is building a bank online. Green Dot Corporation has launched GoBank, a mobile bank account for smartphone users who want the benefits of


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Payments industry stepping up to the security plate

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

Concerns about data breaches have worried many consumers and retailers in the last several years. As society starts to rely more and more on technology than ever before, the need to have electronic payments portals in place is increasing. While


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New York lawmakers show desire to prohibit consumer credit data sales

Dec 17, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

State lawmakers in New York are considering banning the practice of selling consumer credit reports that are used in pre-employment screenings. The Legislative Gazette recently reported that a bill that would have placed limitations on the


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Never skimp on oversight when ACH cards are in play

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

ACH cards continue to become more popular among enterprises and financial institutions, as these automated payments can improve the efficiency of payroll and other regular obligations while yielding increased convenience for employees, vendors


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