Visa working on blockchain interoperability hub for crypto payments

Visa working on blockchain interoperability hub for crypto payments

2021-09-30

  Global payments giant Visa has introduced a project that aims to be a “universal adapter” of blockchains that can connect multiple cryptocurrencies, stablecoins as well as central bank digital currencies (CBDC). According to an official announcement on Thursday, Visa’s research team is working on a “Universal Payment Channel” (UPC) initiative,Read More →

How confident are bankers about detecting crypto-related payments?

2020-12-14

  Only 22% of bankers and financial investigators feel confident detecting crypto-related payments, according to blockchain analytics and cryptocurrency intelligence company – CipherTrace. During a webinar on “How Cryptocurrency Intelligence Tipped the Scales in 2020 Sanctions Evasion,” over 500 attendees from various financial institutions were asked if they felt confidentRead More →

My wife and I have bailed out our son with his mortgage and car payments, and set up 529s for his kids — yet we have the daughter-in-law from hell

2019-11-05

Dear Moneyist, My wife and I have two sons, both close to 50, both married, only one with children. We are hard-working and have been financially conservative throughout our marriage, and have managed to save approximately $1.25 million in liquid assets and another $1 million in real-estate equity, though (whoRead More →

Amazon to support utility-bill payments with Alexa

2019-10-27

Amazon.com Inc. is tapping into bill payments by letting customers use its Amazon Pay feature for their utility bills. The e-commerce giant said during a Sunday keynote at the Money 20/20 financial technology conference that it would be partnering with fintech company Paymentus to add the feature, which will allowRead More →