Glenbrook Press Books


GLOBAL PAYMENTS AND THE FINTECH INNOVATIONS CHANGING THE INDUSTRY

Glenbrook’s latest book by payment technology expert Carol Coye Benson demystifies key innovations and systems from across the world. Global Payments answers the big questions asked by payments professionals, from government agency payments executives to leaders of fintech start-ups. Whether it’s national payments systems and how they work, or the fintech innovations that are transforming the industry, the answers are all here.

The book looks at the latest payment rails innovations, as well as products, services, and new out-of-the-box alternatives. This big-picture view of the global payments industry is a must-read for anyone involved in it, from tech executives whose products influence payment systems to development banks that use payments to enhance financial inclusion.

“Glenbrook’s Global Payments is required reading for every new hire at Stripe—an essential guide to payments in the enterprise. No book provides better depth or breadth of this dynamic industry.”

— Jeanne DeWitt Grosser, Head of Revenue & Growth, Stripe

A clear and concise guide to how technology has changed payments from boring to strategic, and become an enabler of digital and inclusive economies around the world.

— Kosta Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Glenbrook’s perspective on fintech and financial inclusion captures the interaction of our dynamic ecosystem in Africa with an active fintech landscape as well as fundamental transformation of national payments infrastructures.”

— Maxine Hlaba, General Manager at SADC Banking Association

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VIDEO: Carol Coye Benson introduces her new book Global Payments

PAYMENT SYSTEMS A GUIDE FOR THE PAYMENTS PROFESSIONAL

Payments Systems in the U.S. is a comprehensive description of the payments systems (cards, checks, ACH, wires, and cash) that move money between and among consumers and enterprises in the U.S. In clear and lively writing, the authors explain how the payments systems work, how they evolved, who uses them, who provides them, who profits from them, and how they are changing.

Anyone in the payments industry – or needing to use payments products – can benefit from understanding this. The third edition updates information about each system, adds a chapter on payments innovation, and includes a glossary of industry terminology.

Praise for Payments Systems in the U.S. – Third Edition

“Without question, the best overview of the payments industry. Essential for payments professionals.”
— Bill Harris, CEO, Personal Capital

“Glenbrook’s deep knowledge of payments comes through loud-and-clear and easy-to-read. This is the
go-to resource for understanding payments systems.”
— Susan Ehrlich, CFO Simple and Board Member, BECU

“A clear and concise explanation of the payments industry—useful for all payments professionals.”
— Michael Manchisi, President, Mastercard Payment Transaction Services, Mastercard Worldwide

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