16 February 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Debit cards | Prepaid cards

When traveling abroad people no matter if tourists or business travelers, or other people like patients, they all need to carry money with them. Of course, it is impractical and unsafe to carry cash, so they use credit or debit cards that are easy and safe to use. Different banks offer different options for their customers and their fees, balances, limits vary from bank to bank, therefore, it is always useful to know and choose the best possible option. Especially when visiting the foreign countries where travelers’ financial status should be firm and stable. This post is here to share […]

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15 February 2018 | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News | Regulatory news

Coinbase published a statement this week notifying its US users that it discontinues accepting new credit cards as a method to pay for cryptocurrencies on its platform. In the notice posted on its official blog page Coinbase added that debit cards are not affected by the new rules.

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14 February 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Payments | Personal finance management

Traveling abroad is costly. Air tickets and lodging alone can be expensive, without even taking into account the cost of food, entertainment, local transportation, shopping and more. So you wish every dollar to stretch as far as it can. That requires having the correct combination of payment tools in your wallet, as well as learning a way to avoid international fees and get the best foreign exchange rates.

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14 February 2018 | Analytics | Financial fraud and hacking | News | Payments

In the report titled “Cost of Cyber Crime Study,” Accenture and Ponemon Institute cites the figures related to the losses and costs borne by financial companies as a result of continuous cyberattacks and, hence, in connection with the need to protect their systems against breaches.

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13 February 2018 | Analytics | Banking techs | Financial fraud and hacking | News

Recent report published by Reuters unveil that Russian financial institutions were victims to heavy cyberattacks with over 1 billion roubles ($17 million) stolen from the banks in the country during the previous year. Hackers allegedly used Cobalt Strike tool designed to test security of the networks, according to the statement made by the Russian central bank this week.

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