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Alyssa Arredondo

Marketing Director of Financial Instant Issuance


Ensuring Authenticity from Account Opening to Payment Card Issuance

By Alyssa Arredondo

October 14, 2016

We’ve all seen the recent news stories and read the articles about fraudulent transactions and account openings occurring at financial institutions across the country. Consumers are beginning to wonder if they can really rely on their banks to keep their financial best interest in mind. Financial institutions are wondering if they’re next. Everyone is wondering […]

Reduce Bank Fraud with Identity-Based Security

By Alyssa Arredondo

September 15, 2016

In October 2015, the long-awaited “liability shift” from payment card issuers to merchants took effect in the U.S., which for years had been one of the last strongholds of magnetic stripe-only cards. This change meant that merchants without EMV technology built into their point-of-sale terminals became liable for fraud. In other words, whichever party in a […]

The Benefits of Offering Flat Debit Cards

By Alyssa Arredondo

December 11, 2012

Use of cash and checks has declined significantly as consumers continue to embrace a range of card-based payment options. Debit cards in particular have enjoyed phenomenal growth over the past decade. The good news is that financial institutions are still in a great position to capitalize on debit card growth by focusing on profitability through […]

BankPlus Gains Instant Success with Instant Issuance

By Alyssa Arredondo

October 3, 2012

The Challenge: BankPlus was founded in 1909 as Citizens Bank & Trust Company (CB&T), in Belzoni, Mississippi. In the last decade, BankPlus has grown from $156 million to over $2 billion in total assets. The bank currently has over 60 offices in 33 Mississippi communities. BancPlus Corporation is the parent company of BankPlus. Several years […]