Since joining Access Prepaid, the prepaid management services team within MasterCard, I’ve grown accustomed to a familiar question from family and friends – “What do you do?” To put it simply, we develop and manage some the world’s most innovative prepaid products. Our product, the Cash Passport, makes it easier and safer for travelers to pay …
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Prepaid 101: What is Prepaid?

September 12, 2014 10:30

In payments, the term ‘prepaid’ is inclusive and versatile. It could be a gift card available at a retail location. Or the payroll card an underserved employee uses to receive wages – perhaps the very first electronic payments card in their wallet. It could also be a government disbursement product that delivers taxpayer savings, while …
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As summer rounds the corner, I hope you had the opportunity to take a vacation with your family.  And if you haven’t, it’s not too late. Before the kids go back to school and you are knee deep in the homework, projects and extracurricular activities….escape now. As a father of three – two teenagers and …
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My first encounter with commercial innovation came about 20 years ago while in northeastern China trying to broker a joint venture to manufacture advanced formula pig food (which is a story for another time).  Upon my arrival, I was taken not to a manufacturing facility like I expected, but a local chamber of commerce to …
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New Pakistan program builds on MasterCard learnings, results MasterCard leading conversation on private-sector commitment to Financial Inclusion To tweet this news, copy and paste http://mstr.cd/1l6kTof to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #MasterCard and #FinancialInclusion PURCHASE, NY June 5, 2014 –MasterCard’s technology combined with increased engagement of governments is helping drive greater expansion of financial …
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