February 3, 2015

Rent-A-Center's Acceptance Now program has been a big hit with consumers, but the kiosks weren't enough to lift the company in the fourth quarter.

December 16, 2014

Fast-growing payments startup Adyen has secured $250 million from investors who have valued the Amsterdam-based startup at $1.5 billion. 

September 24, 2014

Walmart already offers a prepaid debit card, credit card, check cashing and money transfers, but it’s expanding its financial services to include an exclusive checking account called GoBank, with Green Dot Corp., a prepaid-cards specialist.

July 18, 2014

Kmart has been offering Shop Your Way members check-cashing services since September last year, but this week the retailer is making the service available for $1 or less, rather than $3. For the lowered price, members will be able to cash payroll and government checks up to $2,000 and personal checks up to $500.

May 9, 2014

Citi is now offering its checking account customers the ability to use reward points to pay their bills. Citi ThankYou Rewards members can earn ThankYou points across their Citi banking and credit card relationship and use these points to pay virtually any bill online including phone, cable and electricity.

April 4, 2014

The shift toward electronic payments has had the unintended consequence of hindering shoppers’ ability to donate to charitable causes at the point of sale, but not anymore.

May 30, 2013

Plus-size retailer Ulla Popken is looking to engage existing customers while enticing new ones to check out its e-commerce site via an online campaign that celebrates women of all sizes.

March 26, 2013

Who needs a bank? Walmart and American Express have added a host of capabilities to the Bluebird financial service product they introduced last year as an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

November 1, 2012

Toys"R"Us is now offering customers the ability to shop online and pay for them in store, giving them the freedom to use cash or check, as well as credit, to make the purchase.

October 18, 2012

Sam’s Club cashiers could become an endangered species if an expanded test of a payment platform at a new club in Kansas City is embraced by members.

October 8, 2012

Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer customers an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

May 23, 2012

Customers who wish to pay their bills in person can now do so at Kmart through the retailers new CheckFreePay walk-in bill payment service from Fiserv.

April 26, 2012

Payment processing service-provider Vantiv said Wednesday that it has launched its Mobile Check Deposit product that enables consumers and small business owners to use their smartphone to take a picture of a check and deposit into their account.

April 26, 2012

Walmart has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

August 8, 2011

Walmart announced that it has expanded check cashing and card cashing services at stores nationwide, including the ability to cash a payroll and eligible government benefits card to the penny.

November 29, 2010

Borders and the May Institute, a national nonprofit serving children and adults with autism and...

May 16, 2010

Walmart announced that when customers use the Walmart MoneyCard to buy gasoline for their vehicles,...