A Financial Capability Hat Trick

November 3, 2017 11:30

Many initiatives to address the challenges of the underbanked or unbanked aim to either broaden access to financial services or provide education that encourages sensible use of already available financial services. Although there is no doubt these are important elements of financial capability, there is a third element—often overlooked, however—that is also essential to improving …
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Marie Claire’s First-Ever Pop-Up Concept Shop in New York City Opens to the Public September 23 – October 12 Follow Along at #NextBigThing NEW YORK, NY (September 14, 2017) – Marie Claire magazine is partnering with Mastercard to launch The Next Big Thing Concept Shop, a first-to-market, hands-on retail pop-up experience bringing to life the …
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Who could have imagined, just a few years back, that you’d be able to pay with your mobile phone, your watch, or your fitness device? Well, today you can – and if you fast forward a couple more years, we’re likely to see many more of these. At Mastercard we like to think of it …
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India is full of small vendors – streets are always buzzing with shopkeepers on both sides. For quite some time, commerce is still done the old-fashioned way with cash. I moved to India after spending more than 17 years in the US and have continued to wonder why even some of the largest merchants in …
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QR Codes More Prevalent in Certain Markets; Complements Extensive Investment in Contactless Payments PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 19, 2017 – Mastercard today outlined plans for greater choice in retail payments through the planned expansion of its QR-based programs. Beginning this month, the company will broaden its solutions to offer QR codes that can be scanned …
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