30 Bridging the Debit Gap
Signature and PIN debit once were separate worlds, but in some respects, especially pricing, they're converging. Will the PIN eventually win out over the currently dominant signature-based form of point-of-sale debit?
4 Time for an Exit
6 A Hat Trick for Debit
MasterCard; The Feds Take on Prescreening; and More.
12 PayPal's Proliferating Partnerships
The payment service of eBay seeks to grow beyond the online auction market it dominates. PayPal already has struck up deals with companies as varied as Paymentech and Apple Computer. What's next?
18 Cards for the Rich: They're Different
Card issuers are now singing, "Hey, big spender, spend a lot of money with me." CCM assesses the new competition in the market for the affluent consumer.
26 An Inviting Prospect
A Fair Isaac executive tells how card issuers can effectively use invitation-to-apply marketing campaigns to acquire new customers without exposing their portfolios to undue risk.
DEBIT CARD REPORT
38 Debit Rewards Gain Traction
Offering a rewards program may become mandatory for small and mid-sized debit card issuers if they want to be competitive with the big banks. But how should they do it?
39 A Wayside For Venture Capital
There are lots of tech start-ups in the payments industry, but one, Way Systems, has something many don't have-backing from some of the industry's founders.
COLLECTIONS & RECOVERY
42 Getting Tough?
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has put card issuers on notice that they must clearly disclose newer practices, such as raising interest rates when a cardholder misses a payment on another card. But consumer advocates say the OCC is doing too little, too late.
48 A Question of Integrity
Authoritative analysis and perspective for every segment of the payments industry
Authoritative analysis and perspective for every segment of the industry
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