Web-based processing models help churches and other nonprofits

  • June 01, 2015

Nonprofits face a special set of hurdles when it comes to generating donations. The traditional development model, which relies heavily on paper mailings and requests for pledges over the phone, …

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Slowly transitioning to mobile payments?

  • May 27, 2015

In the natural evolution of payment processing, mobile payments look to some like a final frontier. However, adoption will be slower than the media hype over mobile payment platforms over the next …

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How do your unbanked employees access funds?

  • May 26, 2015

Your company might have had spotty luck with its direct-deposit program. Some employees enrolled right away, while others forgot to complete all the necessary forms. Some may prefer to cash a …

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Finding the right payment model for your clientele

  • May 18, 2015

One of the best ways to identify payment processing models that are appropriate for your business is to learn from your customers. For leaders at supermarket chain Whole Foods, this has meant …

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Finding the right payment processing provider for your enterprise

  • May 14, 2015

This week, Nerd Wallet conducted a cost-benefit analysis of expanding enterprises to include payment card processing systems. While few industries rely on cash-only models of doing business in 2015, …

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April blog roundup: Data security, mobile payments, Congressional oversight

  • May 11, 2015

From mobile payments to data security, April was an active month in the payment processing space. In case you missed it, here are some of the topics we covered on the Vantage Viewpoint blog last …

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Forrester: Don't expect full EMV migration until 2020

  • May 08, 2015

A new study by Forrester Research estimates that chip-and-pin signature technologies won't be "broadly adopted" in the U.S. until 2020, according to The Wall Street Journal. The findings temper …

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93 percent of retailers say customers want more payment options

  • May 05, 2015

In 2015, convenience is a primary driver of innovation. In the payment processing space, providing customers with options for purchasing goods or services can improve their experience and open your …

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EMV shift could change hackers' focus to CNP transactions

  • May 05, 2015

The 2015 EMV deadline arrives in October and many experts have speculated about how the widespread implementation will change the nature of cyberattacks. On this blog, we've discussed predictions …

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Penetration tests should be sophisticated and controlled

  • May 01, 2015

Earlier this year, we discussed the importance of conducting penetration tests. Recently, PYMNTS spoke to Graham Steel, CEO of Cryptosense, a company that creates software for testing …

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