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Payments On Fire is the industry’s leading resource center for payments professionals. Here, you’ll find the resources and thought leadership that only Glenbrook’s experienced team can provide. Curated news stories, insightful opinion papers, provocative podcasts, and more – it’s all the thinking you need to stay competitive in a dynamic payments world.

September 21, 2023

September 14, 2023

September 13, 2023

Newsroom BNY Mellon and Datos Insights Release Global Survey on the Growth and Future of Real-time Payments

BNY Mellon

“BNY Mellon, in collaboration with Datos Insights, today released a report examining the ongoing growth of real-time payments as a result of increasing demand from consumers for faster payment options. The reports finds that a focus on faster payment rails represents a significant market opportunity – and businesses that are not investing in new payments […]

September 12, 2023

Visa Invests in Form3 with a Focus on Reducing Fraud and Increasing Operational Efficiency in Real-Time Payments


“Form3 today announces that Visa, a world leader in digital payments, has invested in the cloud-native account-to-account platform, which will help Form3 continue its expansion. This funding is in parallel to news that Form3 will provide Visa’s clients with access to their best-in-class payments platform, to enable them to modernise their payments’ infrastructure.”

September 6, 2023

RTP® Network Surpasses 1-Million Payments on a Single Day

The Clearing House

“The RTP® network, the instant payments system operated by The Clearing House that is available to all insured depository financial institutions in the United States, surpassed the one million daily payment milestone on September 1 as more financial institutions and their customers realize the benefits of real-time payments, including immediate funds availability, confirmation of payment receipt, […]

September 1, 2023

August 17, 2023

August 14, 2023

iWallet™ First to Adopt FedNow™ Real-Time Check Deposits

PR Newswire

iWallet a fintech startup, developed a payment app for businesses and is one of the first processing apps to integrate FedNow, the newest, real-time mobile check deposit technology by the end of 2023. The real-time mobile check deposit provides businesses instant payments and peace of mind if a transaction is completed or if it failed.

July 24, 2023

July 19, 2023

TerraPay (Mobex) Partners with Safaricom's M-PESA to Facilitate Seamless Outbound Cross-Border Remittances


“TerraPay, a leading global payments infrastructure company announced its partnership with Safaricom, Kenya’s leading telecommunications, IT and financial services provider…The partnership, through TerraPay’s group company Mobex (Kenya), a licensed Money Remittance Provider, will enable more than 30 million M-PESA mobile wallet-holders in Kenya to send real-time payments through TerraPay’s interoperable network across all wallets in Bangladesh & Pakistan, with plans […]

July 7, 2023

By the Numbers: Australian Credit and Debit Card Statistics Australia

“The Covid-19 pandemic saw Aussies take advantage of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to save and pay down debts, taking credit cards to the sword. However since then, spending has been elevated. Further, since its introduction in 2018, Australians have welcomed Osko and the New Payments Platform to transfer money in near real-time, which is a […]

June 20, 2023

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