With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expected to release tighter rules for prepaid cards in the next several weeks, prepaid issuers are pushing what they see as advantages over banks, such as fast access to payroll funds.
The recent hack of the DAO (short for Decentralized Autonomous Organization) and the subsequent reversal of funds on Ethereum's blockchain should finally put an end to a decentralization charade.   more »
There’s no way to gift-wrap the EMV woes for issuers and retailers around the upcoming holiday sales season.  more »
FinTech Forward
A Secure Alternative to Screen Scraping
Screen scraping is an out-of-date way to share transaction data with mobile apps and services. It's high time for banks to invest in OAuth, a protocol that lets customers access their financial data in a portal of their choosing and is secure.  read more »