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Main types of payment cards and associated services

The payment card offerings are quite wide and varied. The purpose of this article is not to provide an exhaustive list of all existing offerings (it is impossible), but to present the main types of cards and related services. The payment card allows the cardholder to access to or benefit from services such as account inquiry, […]

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Anatomy of a payment card

Payment cards are part of our daily lives. Many of us carry one or more cards in the wallet and we can hardly imagine our lives without them. For us who want to understand payments, it is worth taking some time to look at a payment card thoroughly. That is the purpose of this article. Everything that […]

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Card payments: Introduction and the main players

Payment cards are the leading payment instruments in the world. They are used to initiate over a billion card transactions worldwide every day. There are numerous types of payment cards, the most popular ones being credit cards and debit cards. You can see few examples on the image below.   Who are the main players […]

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