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Mobile Payments – The Revolution is on Hold?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 13, 2013

Smartphones have become wildly popular rapidly. Everyone agrees that mobile payments using these phones will make our plastic cards obsolete. But, this has not taken off. The commonly identified culprits...

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights...

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Oops there goes another credit card down.

by Jay Heiser  |  September 27, 2011

Its been just shy of a year and a half since one of my financial service firms has cancelled one of my credit cards, so I was probably past due. ...

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Canadian Banks Carded To Little Effect

by Kristin Moyer  |  May 22, 2009

David furlonger and Stessa Cohen here… Newswires in Canada are full of the announcement from the Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about changes in the rules governing credit cards: http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/index.html?subject=Jim+Flaherty&type=Person...

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Is Now the Right Time to Take On PayPal ?

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 25, 2009

Alistair Newton here. With numerous parts of the global financial services industry suffering at the hands of sub prime, credit crunch and general evaporation of customer confidence, for many their...

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After 11 Years, “Goodbye Credit Card”

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 12, 2009

My husband and I have had a credit card that earns airline mileage on a specific carrier for 11 years now.  We are the kind of customers that banks love...

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Cash is King - Recession Strikes a Blow to Payments Cards

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 25, 2008

Alistair Newton here. We've seen recent reports from retailers in the United States - Wal Mart and Target in particular - reporting significant reductions in the use of credit cards...

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