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IPA Payments Pod

Apr 26, 2024

In this episode John Lowe, CPI Card Group Inc.’s new president and CEO, discusses the future of the company and the future of the way people pay. We talk about the importance of physical payments cards for fintechs and banks, the role of digital cards for a card manufacturer, and CPI’s approach to integrating both.

Apr 19, 2024

In this episode Brian Tate, the IPA’s CEO, and Ben Jackson, the COO, discuss regulatory and legislative developments at both the state and federal levels. They cover bills on EWA in Kansas, the department of Treasury’s green book, and a court case involving PayPal and the CFPB.  

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Apr 12, 2024

In this episode Brian Tate, the IPA’s CEO, and Ben Jackson, the COO, discuss Michael Lewis’s most recent book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon, by Michael Lewis. They talk about what happened to the company, the role of Sam Bankman-Fried, and the lessons the industry can learn from the saga.  

Mar 28, 2024

In this episode Kiah Lau Haslett, the banking and fintech editor for Bank Director magazine, discusses her report “Artificial Intelligence, a Real World Approach.” 

She covers how banks can include AI in their strategy, what they need to do to prepare, and how they can guard against potential pitfalls. 


Mar 8, 2024


In this episode Dr. Billy Hensley, the president and CEO of the National Endowment for Financial Education, discusses NEFE’s Personal Finance Ecosystem, which is a framework to show the different factors that affect a person’s financial well-being. 

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