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12/20/2019

Key Trends and Takeaways from the 2019 FinTech Conference Season

Even by the rapidly evolving standards of the payments and FinTech industries, 2019 was a busy year. It began with three major mergers in the payment processor/banking services space (Fiserv-First Data, FIS-Worldpay, Global Payments-TSYS), continued with Apple Card’s launch and Libra’s kickoff, and reached an autumn crescendo when Google and Uber announced new products moving…

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12/16/2019

The Role of Technology in the Bank of the Future

As anyone in the banking industry knows, fintech (and the businesses that harness technology to provide new options to the market) have been disrupting the landscape for a while now. It’s not a stretch to say that digital banking has transformed the industry, taking traditional, tried-and-true processes and offerings and turning them on their heads….

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11/20/2019

Navigating the Murky Waters of Mergers & Acquisitions

The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) train that left the station in 2018, fueled by things like tax reform, interest rates inching up, and FI-friendly regulation keeps on chugging along. American Banker reports that the pace of M&A slowed slightly in 2019, but even so, more than 180 mergers were announced as of the end of…

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07/14/2019

The Healthcare Payments System Needs a Good Doctor

Healthcare has been transitioning from paper-based processes to electronic transactions for years – but the pace has been a bit slow and sickly. Despite regulatory mandates to convert payments to electronic channels, much of the industry still largely relies on paper and telephone calls for billings and payment. According to the Trends in Healthcare Payments…

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07/02/2019

Big deals altering the payments landscape

There’s a decent chance we’ll look back at the first half of 2019 as the period when the US payments landscape changed permanently. The chain of events began in January with Fiserv’s surprise announcement that it was acquiring First Data in a $22 billion merger. Speculation quickly followed on how other leading financial services technology…

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01/29/2019

Hidden Nuggets in the Fed’s Latest Payments Research

Over the holiday season the Federal Reserve released its annual update on US non-cash payments trends. A few months earlier it issued an inaugural study on the incidence of fraud in US payments. Both reports contain insights that deserve broader exposure, and several reflect data-driven confirmation of trends that industry observers already suspected. Others, however,…

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01/08/2019

Check and Fraud: Unique Insight at DX19

At Deluxe Exchange 2019, held Feb. 4-6 in Miami, you’ll glean wisdom and insights from global visionaries, access targeted sessions that address your most pressing pain points, form significant connections with financial industry peers, and experience new product demos that will impact the way you approach business. We’ve built nearly two full days of engaging,…

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