New reasons for prepaid card growth

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

New reasons for prepaid card growth

The prepaid card industry has been around for decades, though it only more recently experienced massive growth in both popularity and profitability. As a result of the economic downturn and especially the financial crisis, consumers and businesses


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More entities using debt collection agencies

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

More entities using debt collection agencies

Since the economic downturn, businesses and consumers have held record high volumes of outstanding loans, which has led to a significant increase in debt collection efforts. As a result, regulators in Washington, especially those from the Federal


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Montana family faces federal court for $70 million cramming scheme

Jan 09, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

American eVoice, an enhanced voicemail and fax service company based in Missoula, Montana, has been shut down by the federal government after years of reports that the business abused consumer credit data by charging cellphone users for services


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Mobile transactions could reach $1 trillion by 2015

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

Mobile transactions could reach $1 trillion by 2015

If the use of mobile devices by consumers for shopping and bill-paying by ACH cards continues to grow, transactions on smartphones and tablets could amount to $1 trillion worldwide by 2015, according to Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider.The


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Mobile technologies changing the way we shop

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

Mobile technologies changing the way we shop

Emerging electronic payments options have revolutionized shopping both on and offline, giving merchants new ways to market products and serve patrons. Recently, a wealth of data pointed toward mobile commerce as continuing to take hold with


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