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15 Things To Know Before You Travel To Brazil

Brazil is one of those landmasses that is way too big to try and describe in a single sentence. However, regardless of the area of the country, you decide to visit, here are a few tips that cover important basics that will probably be benefici ...

Shopify Joins Libra Association

Facebook’s Libra Association added a new member after a number of participatory companies left the organization in the past few months, according to a report by CNBC.

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching English in Thailand

Thailand is an English teacher’s dream. With a low cost of living, incredible food, rich culture, plenty of partying, and a mai pen rai (no worries) attitude, the Land of Smiles is a very popular country for English teachers.

Payment security in a world going mobile

If cash is king, we may be in the final days of its reign. According to a recent study, roughly half of American adults no longer worry about carrying cash as they increasingly reach for their smartphones instead of their wallets.

An untapped market - The unbanked shopper

Many of us assume that everyone has a bank account of some sort. But according to the latest report from World Bank Group, around 1.7 billion adults remain unbanked globally. That’s roughly one-fourth of the global population.

Balancing payment innovation and trust

Sixty years ago, the idea that a plastic card was the future of payments would have been perceived quite skeptically, but eventually it became a standard way to pay.

Why Smart Cities Won’t Be Built In A Day

While smart cities have been in the public consciousness for a long time, we’ve been writing about them here at PYMNTS since at least 2015. Up until very recently, that conversation has been largely theoretical and conceptual. We had been talkin ...

Mastercard Lauds Apple Card Security

Apple Card, a new kind of credit card created by Apple, is being applauded by Mastercard for its enhanced security, simplicity, transparency and privacy, CNBC reported on Tuesday (Aug. 20). The new iPhone-integrated credit card has teamed with b ...

Commercial Cards Take The Global B2B Payments Stage

Commercial card products can help companies kill the check, making transactions faster across borders. Boost Payment Solutions CEO Dean M. Leavitt tells Karen Webster that the key to getting companies on board with B2B payments done across card ...

Taking The Cash Out Of Cashing Out Tips

You may have noticed in recent years that the cash you have in your wallet, pocket or purse tends to last longer than it used to. Drew Edwards, CEO at Ingo Money, sure has — a situation he says was brought about by the increasing use of Uber ...

Uber to Remove Low-Rated Riders From Platform

Uber is going to start deactivating riders with low ratings, according to a report. The ridesharing company started the new initiative on Wednesday (May 29) in the U.S. and Canada.