News and Articles About Swipe Fees

Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees
Finance

Retailers Not Giving Up the Battle Over Credit-Card Swipe Fees

The National Retail Federation appeals $5.7 billion Visa, MasterCard settlement that was approved in December.
Catherine Clifford
Fed Throws Latest Punch in Swipe-Fee Brawl
Finance

Fed Throws Latest Punch in Swipe-Fee Brawl

The U.S. Federal Reserve says it will appeal an earlier decision from the U.S. District Court that challenged the swipe-fee regulations set by the central bank.
Catherine Clifford
Visa, MasterCard Settlement: What You Need to Know
Finance

Visa, MasterCard Settlement: What You Need to Know

Credit-card giants agree to pay more than $6 billion to settle an antitrust case.
Catherine Clifford
What New Debit-Card Fees Could Mean For Swipe Reform and Small Businesses
Finance

What New Debit-Card Fees Could Mean For Swipe Reform and Small Businesses

As banks start charging customers who use debit cards, many owners are wondering how this might hit their wallets.
Diana Ransom
Fed Takes a Bite Out of Swipe Reform
Finance

Fed Takes a Bite Out of Swipe Reform

The wait for the Fed's rules governing debit-card swipe fees is over. But many small businesses aren't happy about it.
Diana Ransom
Swipe-Fee Relief: Will Your Business Really Save?
Finance

Swipe-Fee Relief: Will Your Business Really Save?

Here are four ways big banks might change their practices in light of the new law that cuts what they can charge for debit-card purchases.
Carol Tice

Debit-Card Swipe Charges -- Will They Be Slashed?

High swipe fees have been the bane of merchants in recent years, as costs soared. We got swipe-fee relief on credit cards earlier this year, but debit-card fees remained high.
Carol Tice