5 Must-Reads: Will 2018 be the Year of the Payments Revolution?

February 22, 2018 CO-OP Financial Services

Will soaring consumer expectations, the boom in cryptocurrencies, changing regulations and increased cybersecurity concerns lead to a revolution in the payments industry? One group of experts seems to think so. Read their predictions for 2018 and why it may be the most transformative year ever for payments.

Also, get a first look at Google Pay, Google’s newest entrant into the payments industry, as well as a peek at how Visa’s chargeback rules are changing.

Finally, learn about Filene’s Loaned Executive program, an innovative new way for credit unions to lend and borrow top talent in order to help solve operational challenges. It’s a bold new world, but some might say a mixed bag of challenges and opportunities.


The Biggest Changes to the Payments Industry in 20 Years

Payment Eye

It’s hard not to oversell the contents of this story, but the payments trends covered are admittedly sweeping and diverse. It’s all here – heightened regulatory requirements, increased transparency, the rise of real-time payments, cryptocurrencies and more.


40 Global Payments Experts Predict the Future


Still skeptical? Read what 40 global payments experts think the near-term will bring for payments and commerce. Will 2018 be the year of the satisfied customer, as predicted? And if so, how will we get there?


6 Things to Know about the New Google Pay App


Goodbye, Android Pay and Google Wallet. The new Google Pay app is here, and it’s either an elegant new replacement for Google’s previous wallet attempts or a not-fully-baked mishmash of capabilities that will confuse and confound users. Here’s what you need to know.


Filene Piloting a Different Kind of CU Lending

Credit Union Journal

“The Filene Research Institute is putting a new twist on credit union lending with a pilot program that could help CUs across the country bring in top talent, if only for a limited period of time.” Learn more about Filene’s Loaned Executive program, currently being tested in-house at Filene.


How Are Visa’s Chargeback Rules Changing?


As of April 15, Visa will be changing its chargeback rules. The goal is to standardize the dispute process to make it more efficient, but not everyone will be happy about it.


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