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The True Cost of Being Underbanked – Payments Views

“It’s expensive to be a low income American, driven in part by the high cost of financial services available to such consumers. In this post, we break down where cost comes from, and how fintechs are changing the way working class Americans are able to access affordable financial products. Fintechs have an opportunity to displace […]
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Raising Women’s Financial Inclusion in South Asia – Payments Views

“As financial inclusion efforts continue to scale across the globe, there has been a steady increase in women’s ownership of financial services accounts. However, the total growth can obscure the persistent gender gap in many regions. Despite that, digital financial services (DFS) promise to be an effective tool to help close the gender gap.”
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Will Digital Cash Be the New King of Payments? – Payments Views

“Central banks around the world are in the process of developing digital cash, commonly known as central bank digital currency, or CBDC. At Glenbrook, we’re kicking off a series of Payments Views posts that explain CBDC and its implications for various aspects of the payments value chain.  In this post, we start with a couple […]
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Payments News is going to take a break for the holidays, too. If Big News takes place, we’ll let you know. Otherwise, see you January 4, 2021. Again, here’s to a great New Year for you and yours.

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Yvette Bohanan Named As Partner at Glenbrook

“Glenbrook is pleased to announce Yvette Bohanan has been named a Partner of the firm, effective immediately.  With more than two decades of industry expertise, Yvette Bohanan has held executive and leadership roles in software engineering, financial operations, treasury management, corporate strategy, and risk management for Fortune 500 stalwarts including Amazon, Google, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and eBay; […]
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Domains

Modernizing B2B Payments: The Time for Digitalization Is Now – FedPayments Improvement

“To determine which B2B efficiency efforts show the greatest potential benefit and highest likelihood of success, the Federal Reserve initiated industry research with support from Kearney and Glenbrook Partners. Insights and feedback from 60 businesses and more than 100 experts was analyzed, and the results were clear: the time to invest in electronic payment information […]
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U.S. Faster Payments Council Shares Insights from 2nd Annual Faster Payments Barometer

“The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), in partnership with Glenbrook Partners, today released results from the 2nd annual Faster Payments Barometer . As part of its ongoing mission to understand, influence, and drive the industry toward a ubiquitous faster payments system, the FPC conducted the latest survey of payments system stakeholders to gauge their views […]
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Education

The payments professionals’ blueprint for understanding global payments

“Glenbrook Partners is pleased to announce the launch of payment technology expert Carol Coye Benson’s brand new book, “Global Payments—And the Fintech Innovations That Are Changing the Industry.” In the book—part of Glenbrook Partners’ Payments Education Program—the author shares her specialist knowledge of global payments, helping to demystify key innovations and systems from across the world. “Global […]