Post Tagged with: "Cards & Payments"

MasterCard and Plastiq Enable Faster U.S. Tuition Payments for Chinese Students

MasterCard and Plastiq Enable Faster U.S. Tuition Payments for Chinese Students

by August 11, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

MasterCard launched a new site with card payment service Plastiq yesterday to help Chinese students in the U.S. pay their tuition, even if their schools do not accept credit cards for payments. “For the first time, [Chinese] students will be able to pay in their local currency,” said Plastiq co-founder and HeadRead More

Meet Brock Thorpe

Meet Brock Thorpe

by July 18, 2014 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Brock’s got a lot on his plate, and, well, his patience for vendors is waning.

Is Bill Payment Dead and Gone in Five Years?

Is Bill Payment Dead and Gone in Five Years?

by May 6, 2014 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

It’s time to begin thinking about the implications of bill payment and make plans where we can.

GonzoBanker’s Payments Mail Bag

GonzoBanker’s Payments Mail Bag

by March 6, 2014 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

With a dearth of standards and 120 hungry vendors for each good idea, the payments world is a freaking mess right now.

Dear Croal Dude Redux

Dear Croal Dude Redux

by January 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Open up your minds and put on your safety goggles. It’s time for the third infusion of Croal Dude’s words of wisdom and hope for the confused and the weary.

The 2013 GonzoBanker Awards

The 2013 GonzoBanker Awards

by December 19, 2013 at 8:01 pm 1 comment

Time for us to toast the mighty, recognize the innovators, skewer those who have rambled off the path of righteousness, and poke a little fun at all of the above.

Negotiating the ‘Gotchas’ in Vendor Contracts

Negotiating the ‘Gotchas’ in Vendor Contracts

by November 26, 2013 at 11:28 am 0 comments

Unlike the airline industry that really has become a “take it or leave it” environment, vendor contracts still need to be mutually agreed to by both parties. We have hope.

Gonzo Goes to BAI Retail Delivery 2013: Innovate This!

Gonzo Goes to BAI Retail Delivery 2013: Innovate This!

by November 12, 2013 at 7:53 pm 1 comment

Our informal Gonzo estimate: 85% of vendors typically tout “cloud,” but an astonishing 0% tout cloud when Internet access is shaky.

10 Ways to Put Relationships Ahead of Revenue

10 Ways to Put Relationships Ahead of Revenue

by July 9, 2013 at 5:54 pm 1 comment

We need to do everything we can to prevent the decoupling of the payment account relationship.

Credit Cards – Game ON!

Credit Cards – Game ON!

by May 7, 2013 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

The credit card industry is ripe for community and regional issuers to get back into the game.