Articles by tag: Payments
New U.S. Oil Auctions Say “Nothing” About Short-Term Drilling. U.S. Energy Policy is Still Shy on New Oil Leasing.
U.S. oil auctions are back…sort of. In a significant move since the passage of President Joe Biden’s landmark climate change law, the U.S. held its first sale of oil and gas drilling rights on federal lands in late May, attracting over $78 million in high bids. This auction of 19 parcels in New Mexico, […]
Zillow’s Not a Real Estate Agent. Don’t Rely On It To Find Your Home Valuation
In the dynamic landscape of real estate, home valuation is a delicate process requiring not just data, but a deep understanding of unique property features and market trends. Platforms like Zillow offer a numerical estimate based on comps or square footage but can fail to capture the essence of a home, from interior renovations […]
Can You Find Your Home Sweet Home in This Unpredictable Housing Market?
In the fluctuating landscape of the current unpredictable housing market, potential homebuyers are navigating high mortgage rates, volatile economic conditions, housing changes and a tightening inventory. Home prices have shown a slight decline with the median existing-home sales price dropping 0.9% to $375,700 in March compared to a year ago. It’s the second month […]
Will Transaction Fees in Retail Payments Go Extinct?
The majority of the world’s 2.8 billion credit cards are issued by just four powerhouses, and within that, it’s really a fight among the top two: Visa and Mastercard. According to ShiftProcessing.com, over half the credit card market share belongs to Visa alone, considering it has 335 million cards in circulation. It’s no surprise […]
What’s Next for the Future of Digital Payments and Customer Trust?
Seemingly overnight, the landscape of commerce, hospitality and retail changed in 2020. According to a study conducted by FreedomPay, U.S. eCommerce has seen “10 years of growth in just three months.” The simple art of the transaction became an enormous struggle for people and businesses all over the world. As a result, touchless technology and […]
Common Misconceptions in Cash Management
The term “cash management” is a loaded one. For one, just the word “cash,” alone, has taken on a different connotation in the modern world of credit cards and contactless pay. However, a business’s cash management strategy is one of the most important aspects of running a secure, efficient and profitable organization – and cash […]
Ready Partners with FreedomPay to Bolster Touchless Commerce Offering
Vancouver, BC, August 25, 2020 – Ready, a financial technology company that offers seamless self-pay and food ordering solutions to hospitality venues across North America, announced today its partnership with FreedomPay, a global leader in Next Level Commerce™. The partnership combines Ready’s connected dining platform with FreedomPay’s consumer-centric commerce solution to provide a robust, safe, and […]