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The Case for Mobile in Colombia

Colombia has unique advantages in the global economy, advantages that can be turned to good account in migrating from plastic to mobile as the form factor in payment at the point of sale (POS). See full article


Engage Students with Reloadable Prepaid Cards

Recent regulatory changes make it difficult for issuers to serve college students profitably, and many issuers have decided to abandon the market. However, the segment's long-term profit potential coupled with students' new appetite for fiscal responsibility may provide the perfect environment for prepaid cards. See full article


Capturing Cash Spending From Mass Market Moms

Mass Market Moms (mothers with children under 18 living at home and household incomes between $50K and $100K) represent an attractive sub-segment for card issuers seeking to wage war on cash. See full article


Myth Versus Reality in Consumer Reloadable Prepaid Cards

Many banks are attracted to the high growth of prepaid cards but remain cautious due to long-held beliefs about the products use and functionality. MasterCard research shows that consumers are using these cards across many spending categories as a replacement for or complement to other payment types. See full article



Global Surcharge Free ATM Network to Expand Locations: Prepaid Expo 2012

Brett Adams, Region Lead U.S. Prepaid Products at MasterCard sits down with Ben Psillas, President of Allpoint, at Prepaid Expo USA 2012 to discuss the future of Allpoint and the increase of its ATM locations around the world. Psillas discusses the Surcharge Free ATM Network and what that means for customers and their issuers in the future.


Paybefore Highlights Emerging Trends in the Prepaid Space: Prepaid Expo 2012

Carol Lee Mitchell of Global Prepaid at MasterCard sits down with Marilyn Bochicchio, CEO of Paybefore at Prepaid Expo USA 2012 to discuss Paybefore's mission.


The Future for Carta Worldwide in Mobile Adoption: Prepaid Expo 2012

Carol Lee Mitchell of Global Prepaid at MasterCard sits down with Brian Semkiw, CEO of Carta Worldwide at Prepaid Expo USA 2012 to discuss the services and capabilities of Carta Worldwide.

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