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IPA Payments Pod

Jun 21, 2022

It’s a busy summer in Washington DC, and the payments industry is getting its fair share of attention. In our latest episode, we talk about the attention that the industry is getting from all three branches of the government. Whether its regulatory scrutiny, new legislation, or lawsuits, payments companies have a lot...


Jun 1, 2022

The COVID pandemic changed everyone’s lives, so it is no surprise that it changed how people paid for goods and services. In this episode, we delve into what those changes were and how long they will last with Claire Green, payments risk expert at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Joanna Stavins, senior...


May 13, 2022

With all the news that comes out of Washington DC, it is easy to see why payments-related items might not be at the top of everyone’s minds. Nonetheless, a number of recent proposals, hearings, and releases show that the industry needs to be paying attention to what is going on beyond the headlines. 

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Mar 28, 2022

Starting to save for college early pays off down the road, so the City of San Francisco’s Office of Financial Empowerment has created the Kindergarten to College program. 

The program opens a savings account for every student in the city school district. Now, the program has published an RFP to evaluate possible...


Mar 23, 2022

On any given day there are multiple forces shaping the payments industry. In this episode, the IPA’s government relations team takes a look at the latest developments in cryptocurrencies, interchange, and at the Federal Reserve. 

First, the Biden Administration has launched a whole of government effort to look at the...