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Lead Story

Congress, Fed pressured to reconsider interchange caps

Patti Murphy
The Takoma Group

News

Industry Update

London steers toward open payments by 2012 Olympics

Merchant coalition backs interchange overhaul

Girl Scout cookie sales go mobile

Trade Association News

Features

Ingredients essential to thriving enterprises

Research Rundown

ISOMetrics:
The rise of the debit card

Measuring your ad's ROO

Selling Prepaid

Prepaid in brief

Has the prepaid tax refund moment arrived?

Compliance partnership made for two

Views

Thoughts on the economy (in hindsight)

Brandes Elitch
CrossCheck Inc.

Cell phones as marketing tools

Steve Schwimmer
Renaissance Merchant Services

Education

Street SmartsSM:
Earning and keeping merchants' trust

Ken Musante
Eureka Payments LLC

It pays to keep your customers happy

Jeffrey Shavitz
Charge Card Systems Inc.

Security in a mobile world

Tim Cranny
Panoptic Security Inc.

Stockholm Syndrome and the payment pro

Jeff Fortney
Clearent LLC

Helping Level 4 merchants comply with PCI DSS 2.0

Joan Herbig
ControlScan

Leads, leads, leads - Part 2: Lead management

Peggy Bekavac Olson
Strategic Marketing

Company Profile

FrontStream Payments Inc.

New Products

A global e-commerce payment solution

Digital River World Payments
Digital River Inc.

Inspiration

The mind's the limit - so expand it

Departments

Forum

Resource Guide

Datebook

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ISOMetrics

The rise of the debit card

In 2001, The Federal Reserve System published its first retail noncash payments study in 20 years. Since then, it has released three additional payment studies: one in 2004, covering the period 2000 through 2003; another in 2007, encompassing 2003 through 2006; and most recently, 2010, for the years 2006 through 2009.

As you can see from the following chart, a significant change in noncash payments is the ascension of debit card use, surpassing credit card use in 2006 and check payments as of 2009.

The rise of the debit card

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