Prepaid Cards

BoA Debuts Commercial Prepaid App

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has announced the launch of a mobile application for cardholders of commercial prepaid cards.

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The Darlings of Prepaid: Why Gift Cards Are as Relevant Now as Ever

If you’re at all acquainted with the prepaid industry, you’re familiar with the fact that consumers love gift cards. But what you may not know is that rather than remaining static gifting tools, gift card uses, applications, and capabilities have been quietly expanding through the years.

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New Layers of Regulation Should Promote Prepaid Growth

Innovation thrives in a regulatory landscape that gives organizations the confidence to try something new and bold. Yet, as legislation adding new layers of regulation to the prepaid and fintech market continues to be introduced-especially at the state level-lawmakers must identify pro-growth policies that continue to power our economy.

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SLIDESHOW: How Mobile Is Shaking Up Prepaid

Mobile and digital technology are expanding use cases for reloadable prepaid cards beyond their heritage as a tool primarily for the unbanked consumers. Furthermore, mobile commerce is driving broader acceptance of digital versions of both prepaid and retail gift cards.

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The Card-issuing War That’s Ignoring the Digital Revolution

The battle to be the dominant mobile wallet is founded on a simple premise: There’s no need to be top-of-wallet when your app is the entire wallet. Despite this, issuers are more aggressive – and innovative – than ever in making their physical card the top choice. Some of this has to do with shifting […]

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Paper-heavy B2B Payments Are Crying Out for Commercial Cards

In terms of innovation, B2B payments are largely ignored. Despite the enormous potential for new revenue streams, cost savings, improved cash management and automated access to mission-critical data for corporate buyers and suppliers, nearly all the focus of fintech firms for the past 10 years has been on consumer payments.

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