Services for unbanked prove popular

Jan 10, 2019 Sean Albert

The unbanked represent a largely untapped market of consumers looking for safe ways to obtain access to services they may be cut off from otherwise. Without debit cards, the unbanked are limited in the ways they can obtain goods. According


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Self-service options may boost mobile payment market

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

Despite the claim made by many industry insiders that mobile payments are set to dominate the transaction market, the technology has been adopted by very few consumers and retailers. For a number of reasons, businesses and purchasers have hesitated


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Safety is key to success of mobile transactions

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

Recent buzz surrounding the mobile payments sphere indicates that the industry is poised for significant growth within the next few years. IDC Financial Insights conjectured that mobile payments could surpass $1 trillion by 2017, an astounding


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Rise of alternative lenders might be contributing to declines in British bank loans

Jan 09, 2019 Simon Williams

Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners in the United Kingdom might be slowly regaining their confidence, but British banks have had very little to do with that. A recent Bank of England study revealed that since the launch of the Funding


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Prepaid cards reaching mainstream consumers

Jan 09, 2019 Sean Albert

Prepaid cards reaching mainstream consumers

The use of prepaid products such as ACH cards is increasing across America. In previous years, these alternative payment options were confined to subprime consumers, according to The​ Street. However, the source noted that the advent


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