Global Card Facts 2019

Global Card Facts 2019 Point to Weakening Spending

Global card facts 2019 reveal there is booming competition outside the U.S. for payment cards (credit + charge + debit + prepaid), especially for Visa and Mastercard. The number of payments cards-in-force globally for the four largest U.S.-based networks topped 5.6 billion this year, growing about 7% annually. American Express and Capital One are experiencing…

Commerce Bank Contactless

Debit and Prepaid Cards with the Mostest in Payment Technology at the Cash Register

The latest and greatest in payment technology for debit and prepaid cards is not just reserved for the “Big Gorilla” national banks. Commerce Bank, a mid-west regional bank, has added wireless, or contactless payments technology, to its line of debit and reloadable prepaid cards. Swipe, Dip or Tap Customers will now be able use their…

iGive CSL Plasma Donor Visa Adds Cash-Back Rewards

CSL Plasma has unveiled the payment industry’s first cash-back plasma donor prepaid card. Wirecard is powering the CSL Plasma Visa, cash-back rewards program for businesses to drive loyalty and customer satisfaction by providing cash rebates for everyday spending activities. The cash-back option was introduced to support the Platinum level loyalty tier of CSL Plasma’s new…

Mastercard’s New Platinum Travel Card is the Bee’s Knees in the UK

Mastercard has launched a new platinum travel card enabling issuers to offer exclusive benefits and features to customers traveling abroad. The card can store balances of multiple currencies, and exchange rates can be locked in before any trip for peace of mind. Travelex just launched its version on the new Mastercard Platinum Travel Card in…

Beware of Gift Card Exchanges Not Playing By the Rules & Possibly Ripping You Off

Gift Card Granny says some discount gift card exchanges are not adhering to consumer protection standards and are ripe for potential fraud.  The meta site partnering with discount gift card exchanges, has established the first Consumer Protection Standards amongst its vetted partner base. Granny’s unique relationship with both the gift card buyers and sellers has…