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How will credit unions help shape the future?

How will credit unions help shape the future?

More than 5,000 credit unions serve millions of Americans with affordable, convenient financial products and services, according to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Key trends impacting these important not-for-profit banking institutions were discussed [...]

Visa Views: Looking ahead at payment security

Visa Views: Looking ahead at payment security

As we enter into the final month of the quarter, some people continue to work towards their New Year's resolutions and try to commit to a change in lifestyle—eat healthier, exercise more, and achieve [...]

Get ready to tap to pay with Visa at Target

Get ready to tap to pay with Visa at Target

Visa cardholders soon will have the ability to tap to pay at checkout at all Target stores across the United States. Tapping to pay with a contactless-enabled card, phone or wearable device simplifies the checkout [...]

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 [...]