No Change? No Problem!

Imagine going to the grocery store with a suitcase filled with cash.  This is the image for which Zimbabweans were infamous.  The inflation crisis in Zimbabwe was so bad it forced the value of their currency to become practically worthless.  The country responded by adopting the US dollar in 2009, but...

Stylist Lilliana Vazquez Gets the Most Beauty into Her Day with “Tap and Pay”

Lilliana Vazquez is a guest blogger and style expert. As a reporter and stylist I’m always running around NYC- whether it’s trying to get to a shoot on time or desperately trying to make it to a boutique before closing time. It’s a fast paced city and having to stop...

Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Women in Mexico

Rosario Pérez is a guest blogger and President and Chief Executive Officer of Pro Mujer. Imagine living in the world’s third-largest city with a population of more than 20 million people. Now imagine living in one of its 16 boroughs where 130,000 of its inhabitants are served by only 12 health...

Death to the Fat Wallet

I’ve got a confession: I never liked cash. Dollar bills and pennies and dimes everywhere…And that FAT WALLET… No thanks. As I travel around the world for work and for fun, using my card is so much safer, simpler and more convenient. The only time I’ve had any trouble is when...

NFC Momentum Continues – Nokia & Orange Announce MasterCard PayPass Ready Phone

Yesterday at the WIMA Congress in Monaco, Nokia unveiled the Lumia 610 NFC – a device that's sure to catch the attention of the industry and consumers. Nokia's new smart phone is a sleek Windows Phone that comes packed with NFC technology for contactless payments as well as other applications (check...