Debit cards

Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions

Banks and payment network operators are favoring the use of chip cards verified by signatures

Reuters

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.

Tyler Vaughey

U.S. Top Court Rejects Challenge to Debit Card 'Swipe Fees' Rules

The decision deals a blow to retailers, grocers and restaurant owners who argued the charges were unfairly high.

Reuters

Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach.

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.

Rajesh Ramanand

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.

In a Win for Small Merchants, Judge Overturns Fed Ruling on Debit Card Fees

In the ongoing saga between the nation's biggest banks and small retailers over swipe fees, the courts rule in favor of Main Street.

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Credit Card Processor

Confused about payment schedules and hidden fees? We'll walk you through the fine print.

Most Retailers Saving Big on Debit Card Processing Fees

Federal Reserve report shows financial reforms are making a difference for merchants, although some say it's not enough.

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

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