Late-summer spending edges closer to normal: CO-OP


New analysis from CO-OP Financial Services showed credit union members veering closer to traditional card usage, but the lack of additional pandemic relief could hamper interchange growth this fall.


How Colleen Taylor created new rungs in her long payments career


In her steady advance up the payments industry career ladder, Colleen Taylor has pursued a consistent theme of taking on challenging roles at pivotal moments, which has propelled her trajectory.


CFPB seeks comment on impact of credit card rules


The agency solicited input on the effects of the CARD Act regulations as part of a statutory requirement that the bureau review policies 10 years after they are implemented.


Wells Fargo aims for top of digital wallet with $5 bonus


Wells Fargo hopes to anchor its debit card at the top of customers’ digital wallets with a promotion offering users a $5 credit.


Expect 'a lot more dismantling': A fintech entrepreneur's vision for 2020


Jason Gardner, founder and CEO of the card issuer Marqeta, discusses his experiences in starting up multiple fintechs and makes predictions for the new year.


'The right to financial services should be universal': Comments of the week


Readers respond to how Congress should address AI, concerns on Facebook's Libra and its logo, a report challenging card fraud prevention and more.


Uma Wilson, UMB Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next


Over the past two years, Uma Wilson's strategy took a program that had been losing customers on a year-over-year basis and transformed it into the fastest-growing issuer of Visa cards in the region.


How Amex avoided a repeat of Costco to keep Delta on board


If American Express is going to soar in the future, it plans to do so firmly attached to the new 11-year contract it has signed with Delta Airlines.


Banks and credit unions now level on consumer satisfaction: Report


A new report finds credit unions' edge in satisfaction rates has all but been wiped out, while a separate study finds negative interactions with CU staff could have a big impact on the bottom line.


Bye plastic, BofA's digital agenda, Fed’s big-bank supervision revamp: Top stories of the week


Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane says plastic cards will be gone in five years; David Tyrie is succeeding the high-profile Michelle Moore as BofA's digital chief; Fed outlines a new approach for its post-crisis supervisory program; and more from this week's most-read stories.