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IPA Payments Pod

Nov 17, 2023

In this episode, Brian Tate, the IPA’s CEO, and COO Ben Jackson discuss the latest proposed regulations that care coming out of Washington. They cover the Fed’s proposal to reduce the cap on debit interchange for issuers with more than $10 billion in assets. They cover the CFPB’s proposed open banking rules, and...

Nov 9, 2023


In this episode, the IPA talks with Heather McElrath, the founder of Sandbox Communications, about corporate giving. We cover when and how companies should give money and other support to charitable causes, what the benefits and drawbacks are, and how companies should communicate about their giving.  

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Nov 3, 2023

In this episode, the IPA Book Club returns to discuss Michael Lewis’s MoneyBall. The book describes how the Oakland A’s took a new approach to finding players, building a team, and playing the game of baseball.

We explore what lessons the payments industry can learn from the new approach the team took, and what it...

Oct 24, 2023

Do you know what scams people fall for most often? Could you recognize a scam if someone was targeting you?

In this episode, Melissa “Mel” Trumpower the Executive Director of BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, discusses the findings from the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker research.

She talks about the...

Oct 17, 2023


In this episode, Brian Tate, The IPA’s CEO, and Chris Stromberg, the director of government relations, discuss both federal and state bills that could shape the payments industry. 

They discuss a potential bill on earned wage access, legislation on how banks can work with cannabis businesses, and a bill in...