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Make payments up to Rs 2,000 per transaction, just wave your smartphone at POS; know how



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IDFC FIRST Bank is set to launch SafePay, a digital facility that allows contactless debit card payments by simply waving your smartphone against a Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Point of Sale or POS terminal. SafePay will enable contactless payments of up to Rs 2,000 per transaction and up to a limit of Rs 20,000 per day, making everyday purchases easy.

Speaking on the initiative that will make everyday purchase easier for the IDFC First Bank customers, Amit Kumar, Head – Retail Liabilities, IDFC FIRST Bank, said, “In a wireless world, the way people want to pay is changing. So far, convenience has been driving the adoption of digital payments. Now, the pandemic has quickened this pace. We see the tap-to-pay technology as significant in this digital play.”

Kumar added, “SafePay makes the payment experience fast and frictionless. For a cardholder, it does away with the

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Which Card to Play in the First Debate? For Biden, Calm. For Trump, Chaos

We’re exactly one week away from the first debate of the 2020 election, and President Trump has endured a brutal September. His troubles include an article in The Atlantic alleging belittling statements by him about American servicemen, and two highly critical books by Michael Cohen and Bob Woodward, the latter quoting him as understanding the terrible consequences of COVID—19 while downplaying its impact publicly. The result is Joe Biden cementing a significant national lead in the public opinion surveys.

Conservatives have complained that Biden has not been forced to answer “tough questions.” That’s probably true but it’s due mostly to Trump’s penchant for intemperate statements that attract media attention. The press loves a good tussle and a misstep by Biden would invite his own press scrutiny.

However, the bottom has not fallen out of Trump’s numbers. More than 8 of 10 Republicans have stuck with him, something that is not

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Retired educator promotes kindness through cards – Business – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

“Sending a card is a simple act of kindness that can be done by anyone, anytime,” Kris Hudson said.

For Kris Hudson, making people smile is in the cards – literally.

The recently retired educator is an affiliate with SendOutCards (SOC), a company where individuals and businesses send greeting cards without having to go to the store.

Using an app on a cellphone or computer, SOC is an online service with a catalog of more than 14,000 greeting cards and gives customers the options to add photos or personal messages, so each card is as unique as the person receiving it.

“Sending a card is a simple act of kindness that can be done by anyone, anytime,” Hudson said. “Kindness has been shown to lower stress, lower social anxiety, increase sense of well-being and the list goes on. Study after study all point to the same thing: being kind is

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The 8 best credit cards for everyday spending



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It can be easy to focus only on credit cards that offer outsized bonus categories like 5x on travel or 4x on dining. For most people, most of the purchases they make don’t fit neatly into any bonus category. Whether you’re indulging in some online retail therapy, buying a bottle of wine or picking up a snack at a convenience store, it’s crucial to have a card that rewards you well for these everyday, non-bonus expenses.

What’s the best card to use for everyday purchases when you’re not

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Epic Records’ Sylvia Rhone Talks Four Decades in the Music Business

Sylvia Rhone smashed the C-suite ceiling long before such buzz words as diversity and gender parity came into the lexicon. In 1994 at the age of 42, she was running a major record company as chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group’s Elektra (Metallica, Missy Elliott and Natalie Merchant were among the hit artists on the roster at the time). She was already being recognized with such descriptors as “first woman” and “only African American” to hold such a title. A decade later, she would take the chief executive position again at Universal Motown (Akon, India.Arie, Erykah Badu). And for the three-peat, Rhone would ascend to chairwoman of Epic Records, home to Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and DJ Khaled, among others, in 2019.

To hear Rhone tell it, her current role at the Sony Music label outshines her previous accolades, as trailblazing as they were. “It’s profoundly more significant now

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B2B Finserv Finds Value In The Virtual Card

The virtual card can be a valuable payment solution for the enterprise thanks to the technology’s security features and mobility. Yet adoption remains limited, largely thanks to corporates’ ongoing use of more traditional payment methods like ACH or even physical cards. Yet this week’s commercial card innovation tracker finds B2B financial service providers embracing the virtual card for a range of use cases, including fleet, corporate travel, and vendor payments.

Comdata Digitizes Legacy Fleet Payment Tool

Embracing the virtual card opportunity is Comdata, a FLEETCOR company, which announced last week the rollout of Virtual Comchek. The solution is a one-time use virtual card that connects fleet drivers to on-demand payment capabilities, and operates as a v-card version of Comdata’s legacy paper-based Comchek payment solution. Fleet managers can send a single-use virtual card to drivers’ mobile devices to make payments on the road, with

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How to Get a Credit Card

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The economic recession caused by COVID-19 has made lenders more conservative in approving lines of credit. This means if your credit score isn’t good, it will be more difficult for you to get approved for a credit card right now. 

“It’s so much harder to get a new credit card or other type of loan now than it was six months ago,”  says Ted Rossman, an industry analyst at CreditCards.com. 

For first-time credit card consumers, qualifying for a card can be extra tricky. Not only has the pandemic changed credit card standards, but a young person with little to no credit may already have a tough

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Considering the state of business in a COVID economy

What will it take to make circular flexible food packaging? For a pilot at 10 Tesco supermarkets in the United Kingdom, five different companies all joining forces on packaging for one product: cheese.

Oh, and of course the cooperation of Tesco customers who returned film to the store.

Our sister paper Sustainable Plastics has the story about the work by Tesco, Plastic Energy, Sabic Innovative Polymers, Sealed Air and Bradburys.

“The flexible plastic material was first collected from the Tesco customers. This was then sent to Plastic Energy, who converted the used packaging into oil, through … pyrolysis,” Karen Laird writes in SP. “This recycled oil was used by Sabic in its production process as an alternative to traditional … materials to make new virgin-quality resin material. This material was supplied to [film supplier] Sealed Air, who developed one of its existing plastic packaging designs to use this material

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Luciano: At Kroger, nothing is ‘low low low’ about debit-card holds at gas pumps – News – Journal Star

Thanks to Flo Rida, a current Kroger commercial boasts prices that are “low low low low low low low low.”

But that’s not the case when it comes to the debit-card and credit-card holds at its gas pumps.

To be clear, we’re not talking about the price of gas. Some types of business, including some hotels and car rentals, put holds on your cards to make sure you pay your entire bill.

Gas stations do this all the time. When you pop in your card, a hold is put on your account, often for $50. Before you pump your gasoline, the account is checked to make sure there’s enough money to cover any likely amount. Your card isn’t actually charged the amount of the hold, just the amount of the gasoline sale. And the hold later goes away.

However, there are two possible downsides here:

• The hold doesn’t vanish

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