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Payments technology trends to watch in 2019

Payments technology trends to watch in 2019

As we head into 2019, all signs continue pointing towards a more digital future in payments. A report from earlier this month found that 29 percent of Americans now make zero weekly purchases with cash, [...]

“We need a chip for the internet”

“We need a chip for the internet”

How can online transactions become as safe as chip card transactions? Visa Chief Risk Officer Ellen Richey spoke at the Bloomberg Government Next.2018 conference in Washington, D.C. last month about this and other [...]

Developers map the quickest route to the connected car

Developers map the quickest route to the connected car

Road warriors get ready. Solutions to drivers’ biggest complaints may not be far in the future if the winning hacks at Code AutoMobility LA are any indication. Perhaps the most surprising presentation was a vehicle-to-vehicle [...]

Gen X leads the holiday spending forecast

Gen X leads the holiday spending forecast

Wage growth at a post-recession high and the lowest unemployment rate since 1969 means good news for retailers in the United States this season. Holiday spending in the U.S. is expected to grow between [...]

Partnering to accelerate financial literacy

Partnering to accelerate financial literacy

Basic financial literacy skills are critical for success in today’s workforce. Yet, according to the Council for Economic Education’s 2018 Survey of the States, there has been no growth in personal finance education [...]

How real-time payments are changing the lending game

How real-time payments are changing the lending game

Faster payments have penetrated a handful of market segments, particularly peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and the gig economy, but a lot of work still needs to be done in the funds disbursements space. In our digital [...]

When the car becomes a commerce engine

When the car becomes a commerce engine

While elements like style and looks have long been major selling points for carmakers, the rising interest and demand for connected cars means that consumers are beginning to expect more from the technology inside their [...]

Visa supports famine response initiative

Visa supports famine response initiative

In response to the major humanitarian crisis continuing to unfold in Africa, eight leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined together for the first time for “America Takes Action,” a campaign to raise [...]