Everyday, consumers from all over the world use millions of credit and debit cards in electronic transactions. With the number of unique contactless users in Asia Pacific growing by 49% year-on-year, many are opting to pay through anything other than cash. Swipe, dip and scan have become a quick and efficient means to transact. Although faster than …
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Whilst the risk of identity theft is present, its occurrence is rare and easily preventable. What’s disconcerting is that consumers in Southeast Asia are so concerned about putting themselves at risk that they’re choosing cash over electronic payment methods, believing that cash is more secure. Cash however, is not only inconvenient and unsafe – it …
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Imagine this scenario: you’ve just lovingly checked out of your online shopping cart. Diligently and painstakingly, you’ve entered the shipping details before making the transaction using your payment card. The delivery day has arrived and gone, yet there is no sign of your anticipated order. Don’t fret, you’re not alone. According to the MasterCard’s Safety …
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As we continue to digitize our lives with the latest technology, the perks of plastic are beginning to eclipse that of paper. Although the use of cash may never cease completely, it doesn’t hurt to upgrade to safer, more convenient payment options. Here are six reasons why paying with a card is safer than doing …
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With the spread of digital wallets, payments are progressively being integrated on our mobile phones, enabling a more seamless check-out experience. This also lessens the chances of fraud. Here are some steps you can take to give your e-wallets a virtual makeover. Step 1. Chose a mobile wallet application and install it! The perks and …
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