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Capital One and Walmart End Exclusive Credit Card Agreement
Capital One and Walmart End Exclusive Credit Card Agreement
May 24, 2024  |  News

Capital One will no longer be the exclusive issuer of Walmart Consumer Credit Cards. The two companies announced Friday (May 24) in a joint press release that they ended their agreement....

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Debit Fee Cap Proposal Comment Period Floods Fed Website
Debit Fee Cap Proposal Comment Period Floods Fed Website
May 23, 2024  |  Bank Regulation

The Federal Reserve’s proposal to lower debit interchange fee caps has drawn a flurry of responses — roughly 2,500 responses, in fact — from trade...

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Transaction and Consumer-Level Data Help Personalize Card-Linked Rewards Programs
Transaction and Consumer-Level Data Help Personalize Card-Linked Rewards Programs
May 22, 2024  |  Data

Recent announcements from some marquee names in financial services, and commercial partnerships, underscore the use of data, down to the consumer level, in crafting ever-more-relevant...

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As CFPB Targets BNPL Firms, Some Consumer ‘Protections’ Are Already in Place
As CFPB Targets BNPL Firms, Some Consumer ‘Protections’ Are Already in Place
May 22, 2024  |  BNPL

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — with the wind of the recent Supreme Court ruling at the agency’s back — has returned to rule-making. This...

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CFPB Says BNPL Must Provide Consumer Protections Offered by Credit Cards
CFPB Says BNPL Must Provide Consumer Protections Offered by Credit Cards
May 22, 2024  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ruled Wednesday (May 22) that buy now, pay later (BNPL) vendors are credit card providers and must provide some...

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Mastercard Uses AI to Solve ‘Jigsaw’ of Credit Card Fraud
Mastercard Uses AI to Solve ‘Jigsaw’ of Credit Card Fraud
May 22, 2024  |  Fraud Prevention

Mastercard says it is using generative AI to more quickly detect compromised credit cards. “Until now fraudsters may have thought they were operating in obscurity, seeking to...

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UK Regulator Opens the Door for Credit Card Data Reporting Mandates
UK Regulator Opens the Door for Credit Card Data Reporting Mandates
May 21, 2024  |  Credit Cards

Higher fees from the payments networks across the pond have not translated into better service, according to a new report. The U.K.’s Payment Systems Regulator...

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Visa and Mastercard Face Calls for More Transparency in UK
Visa and Mastercard Face Calls for More Transparency in UK
May 21, 2024  |  Credit Cards

The U.K.’s payments watchdog says card giants Visa and Mastercard need to offer greater transparency. The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) said Tuesday (May 21) that it is proposing that both companies...

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Card Delinquencies Keep Falling as Lending Creeps Up
Card Delinquencies Keep Falling as Lending Creeps Up
May 21, 2024  |  Credit Cards

Credit card delinquencies reportedly fell in April amid signs of improved lending activity. That’s according to a report Monday (May 20) from Seeking Alpha, citing...

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