Have you crossed everyone off your list this holiday season? If you’re like me, you don’t really need an excuse to shop, but I’ll give you a few reasons why you shouldn’t feel guilty about giving a little more this holiday season… and a few reasons why benefits of using electronic commerce outweigh any benefit …
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The holiday shopping season, 2012, got off to a slow start thanks to Superstorm Sandy.  Then retailers reacted and people started to spend.  Where are we now?  And how’s the season likely to end?  Hear from Michael McNamara, vice president MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse, in this edition of Morning Brew.

So what IS the difference between using debit and credit this holiday season?

48% of consumers interested in alternative payment options; 27% specifically interested in mobile payments

Have you ever stopped to think:  “Is There Such a Thing as Having Too Much Cash?” Being new to MasterCard my first reaction was an obvious No.  But then as I delved into the findings of this provocative piece of new research by MasterCard Advisors, it’s intriguing insights stopped me in my tracks – who …
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