Debit Card Chaos on Fed announcement

  • December 16, 2010
Breaking Payment Industry News – Fed announces Debit Card Rates and Rules for Comment

In a history making live webcast, the Federal Reserve Board announced proposed debit card Interchange …

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Live Video - Fed Meeting on Debit-Card Rules that May Represent a Victory for Retailers

  • December 16, 2010
Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System The Board will consider a proposed rule governing debit card interchange fees and routing.

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The Paperless Check Emerges in 2011

  • December 09, 2010
I envision a better ACH. One that lets me pay anyone from any personal or business checking account I choose without having to give up my sensitive account information or authorization to withdraw …

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Substituting Debit with Prepaid

  • December 08, 2010
If you subscribe to the Vantage Viewpoint blog, you know that The Wall Street Journal article this week “Banks Pin Revenue Hopes on Prepaid Cards” confirms the prediction put forth in our …

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Extreme Makeover in Savannah

  • November 22, 2010
It was an awesome week for everyone involved with the Extreme Makeover Project in Savannah that will air on ABC sometime in January.  Our partner, First Chatham Bank (FCB) in Savannah was …

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First ever Small Business Saturday

  • November 16, 2010
First came Black Friday, then came Cyber Monday, and now, American Express is launching the first ever “Small Business Saturday SM” on November 27th, the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  …

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US Firms Battle Late Invoices

  • November 01, 2010
According to the "Atradius Payment Practices Barometer" survey (http://www.atradius.com) cash flow management remains critical for businesses. 

Key U.S. survey findings:

Approximately 39 …

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VeriFone and PayPal team up

  • October 26, 2010
According to a TechCrunch post, VeriFone has announced that its PAYware Mobile App will be enhanced to support PayPal’s merchant acceptance application using VeriFone’s encrypted card …

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Bank Challenges Constitutionality of Interchange Regulation

  • October 17, 2010
As part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, the Durbin Amendment mandates the Fed to regulate debit card Interchange. TCF National Bank filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Durbin Amendment is …

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MerchantRates wins 2010 Small Business WebAward

  • October 08, 2010

Vantage Card Services was awarded the 2010 Small Business Standard of Excellence WebAward for its MerchantRates.com site. 

The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the WebAward …

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