Articles For Tag "advocacy"

  • Fighting fraud: an inside-out approach

    posted by Liz Little on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    Fraud continues to be a major risk and a serious pain point for financial institutions. It's a dark, relentless and multibillion-dollar industry in the U.S., threatening your cardholders and you. An ongoing battle, it's one we must fight on several fronts. SHAZAM advocates a holistic and layered approach to fighting fraud.

  • SHAZAM's core values set us apart: integrity and commitment. Committed to you.

    posted by Paul Waltz on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    As we're still coming to grips with the impact COVID-19 is having on our personal and business lives, let's stop and remember we're all in this together. While that phrase may seem a little overused, at SHAZAM we mean it. Our message is clear - we are here to help!

  • Federal Reserve's FedNow Service will offer faster payments solutions

    posted by Paul Waltz on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    In August, the Federal Reserve announced it will develop a new round-the-clock real-time payment and gross settlement service. FedNow Service will enable financial institutions of every size to offer their accountholders a way to move money in real time between other people and businesses.

  • Advocating for a non-discriminatory payments system

    posted by Dan Kramer on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    As a member of the Secure Payments Partnership, SHAZAM collaborates with retail groups and payment networks that are committed to greater security and transparency across the payments system. Our advocacy efforts support community financial institutions across the country.

  • Respond to Federal Reserve's request for comment on faster payments

    posted by Kevin Christensen on Monday, December 10, 2018

    The Federal Reserve is receiving comments on developing a payment system where Americans can safely and securely pay anyone, anywhere, at any time and with immediate funds availability. Your input is sought on this important topic.

  • SHAZAM supports tougher penalties for skimming

    posted by Mike Burke on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Skimming is an issue that's not going away on its own. SHAZAM has been taking action to promote stiffer penalties and protect cardholders' information.

  • Advocacy: It's better to give than receive

    posted by Dan Kramer on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    It's easy to watch the legislative process from the outside and criticize the mess we sometimes see in the headlines. Getting involved on behalf of your institution and your community can be an educational and surprisingly rewarding way to make your voice heard.