A Swing and a Miss

A Swing and a Miss

Proximity payments—mobile at the point of sale—are a hot topic in the payments industry these days. But is this where the industry should be focusing its efforts to improve? Take On Payments starts a healthy discussion.
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Atlanta Fed President Lockhart: Pensions Not a Systemic Risk

Atlanta Fed President Lockhart: Pensions Not a Systemic Risk

Underfunded public pensions, though a serious concern for many state and local governments, are not likely to be a source of systemic shock, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said during a recent speech. Financial Update notes that the unlikelihood is at least partly because problems related to funding gaps in public-sector pensions are long-term in nature.
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Payroll Cards at Interstate Speed

Payroll Cards at Interstate Speed

When it comes to paying their workers, employers must consider state laws governing minimum wage and tax rates—but do they also consider payroll card laws? Take On Payments looks at payroll cards in this week's post.
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