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Not All Financial Institutions are Created Equal

By Rusty Carpenter

February 17, 2016

There are seemingly endless options for consumers to choose between banks and credit unions throughout the US – so how do consumers know which one is best, and more importantly, which one is best suited to fit their particular needs? Consumer Reports recently released its ratings of banks and credit unions in the United States. […]

Building a Foundation for Your Custom Mobile Wallet

By Rusty Carpenter

November 13, 2013

As a card issuer, you know that mobile commerce is inevitable. You need to develop a wallet strategy now, but you’re faced with difficult decisions from the beginning. Should you invest in costly application development or leverage an existing  application that confines you to a sub-optimal and limited set of features?  This decision will provide the […]

Financial Institutions: Draw Your mCommerce Roadmap

By Rusty Carpenter

June 26, 2013

Which mobile payment model and technology will prevail? The debate rages on with no end in sight. Empower your customers to do it any way they choose, and respond flexibly to emerging consumer demands without engaging in guesswork or waiting for the dust to settle. This series explores the new normal and how you can maintain […]

Strengthen Customer Relationships with Mobile Payments and Plastic Cards

By Rusty Carpenter

June 13, 2013

Which mobile payment model and technology will prevail? The debate rages on with no end in sight. Empower your customers to do it any way they choose, and respond flexibly to emerging consumer demands without engaging in guesswork or waiting for the dust to settle. This series explores the new normal and how you can maintain […]

Take an Open Approach to Mobile Payments: 3 Lessons from the Past

By Rusty Carpenter

June 5, 2013

Which mobile payment model and technology will prevail? The debate rages on with no end in sight. Empower your customers to do it any way they choose, and respond flexibly to emerging consumer demands without engaging in guesswork or waiting for the dust to settle. This series explores the new normal and how you can maintain […]

Mobile Payment Planning Can’t Wait: 4 Reasons to Avoid Inertia

By Rusty Carpenter

May 29, 2013

Which mobile payment model and technology will prevail? The debate rages on with no end in sight. Empower your customers to do it any way they choose, and respond flexibly to emerging consumer demands without engaging in guesswork or waiting for the dust to settle. This series explores the new normal and how you can maintain […]

What’s in your mobile wallet? 5 Mobile Payment Trends to Watch

By Rusty Carpenter

January 22, 2013

Rumors of the “virtual wallet” and NFC-capable phones have been fodder for iPhone blogs and other media outlets for the past several years. The space has been crowded with new upstarts entering the digital payment arena each month. Yet, as the players increase, the actual outlook has, at times, been unclear. What is certain is […]