Robert McKinley
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1. Business Wire - September 10, 2008

Leading Payment Card Research Firm Adds CardQue and Diamond+ Services  CardWeb.com®, the leading provider of news, data, and research services to credit card, debit card and payment card executives worldwide since 1986, today announced the addition of a new comprehensive "Diamond+" level of service including CardQue™. CardWeb.com® pioneered the first daily news service for the payment card industry in 1995 when the Company launched its Web site. The new CardQue™ service will...

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2. Business Wire - April 12, 2007

Leading Consumer Credit Card Web Site Acquired  CardTrak LLC, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 email: media@cardtrak.com CardTrak LLC today announced the acquisition of CardTrak.com, the nation's most trusted credit card resource for consumers since 1986. CardTrak.com was formerly part of CardWeb.com, Inc. of Frederick, Maryland, a leading firm that provides news, data, and research services to payment card executives worldwide. Terms for the asset sale were not disclosed.Robert B. McKinley,...

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3. Business Wire - June 14, 2007

Credit Card Rewards - What Do Americans Really Want?  CardTrak.com, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 media@cardtrak.com CardTrak.com, the nation's most established and most trusted credit card advisory service for consumers, today released the results of a survey which revealed that an overwhelming number of Americans prefer cash back as their favorite credit card reward followed by air miles.Based on an online poll of about 1,000 consumers that concluded this week, 56% said they prefer cash back on...

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4. Business Wire - May 31, 2007

Credit Card Debt - What Do Americans Really Owe?  13% Carryover More Than $25,000 Each Month While Median Hovers at $6,600 CardTrak.com LLC, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 media@cardtrak.com According to a new survey released today by CardTrak.com(R), the median amount of credit card debt carried by Americans is about $6,600 while the mean (or average) credit card debt load is nearly $9,900.Based on an online poll of slightly more than 55,000 consumers that concluded in April, 61% said they carryover...

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5. Business Wire - September 21, 2007

Nation' s First Credit Card Site for Consumers Celebrates 21 Years  CardTrak.com, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 media@cardtrak.com CardTrak.com(R), the nation' s most established and most trusted credit card advisory service for consumers, today announced the celebration of its 21st anniversary and its 12th year on the Internet.Launched in October 1986, the firm created the first national database of credit card programs, assembling the information in seven regional annual Bankcard Directories for $10 each, empowering...

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6. Business Wire - May 7, 2007

Major Payment Card Industry Research Web Site is Acquired  CardWeb.com, Inc., Fort Myers Amber Smith, 800-874-8999 cardstaff@cardweb.com Radcliffe Sherman LLC today announced the acquisition of Frederick, Maryland-based CardWeb.com, Inc., a leading provider of news, data, and research services to credit card, debit card and payment card executives worldwide since 1986. Terms of the asset sale were not disclosed.CardWeb.com(R) pioneered the first daily news service for the payment card industry in 1995 when the Company launched its Web...

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7. Business Wire - September 4, 2008

CardTrak.com Launches a Special Pre-Holiday Sweepstakes  CardTrak.com®, the nation's most established and most trusted credit card advisory service for consumers, today announced it has launched a special pre-holiday sweepstakes. The contest, which began August 18, 2008 and will end September 30, 2008, will award a $1,000 Grand Prize to one of its lucky 45 Daily Prize winners. Daily Prize winners receive their choice of a $10 gift card from either Starbucks®, Best Buy®, Target® or...

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8. Business Wire - September 1, 2004

CORRECTING and REPLACING Web 2.0 Conference Adds Internet Industry Leaders to Program Lineup; Recently Added Sessions and Workshops to Be Led By Industry Innovators and Influencers  MediaLive International, Inc. Ben Stricker, 415-905-2464 ben.stricker@mlii.com or O'Reilly Media, Inc. Suzanne Axtell suzanne@oreilly.com In the second line of the paragraph that begins "Is This a Bubble Yet?" the company name should read: Smith Barney (sted Salomon Smith Barney). Also, in the second line of the paragraph that begins "Your Business Needs Developers!" Adam Bosworth should be listed as VP of Engineering,...

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9. Business Wire - November 16, 2004

CardWeb.com's CardFlash Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Paid Readership Tops 30,000 - Special Promotion Launched  CardWeb.com, Inc. Devek McKinley, 301-631-9100, ext 111 mobile: 410-905-9657 dmckinley@cardweb.com CardWeb.com, Inc.(R), the nation's foremost provider of news and data to the payment card industry, today announced a milestone for its news service, the launch of new proprietary databases, and special incentives for new subscribers or current clients.CardFlash(R), the first daily news service for payment card industry executives will celebrate ten years of reliable and...

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10. Business Wire - November 23, 2004

Credit and Debit Cards to Capture $108 Billion in Holiday Retail Sales; CardWeb.com's CardTrak Projects $17 Billion for Black Friday Weekend  CardWeb.com, Inc., Frederick Devek McKinley, 301-631-9100, ext 111 mobile: 410-905-9657 dmckinley@cardweb.com Between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, Americans will charge nearly $108 billion in retail purchases on general-purpose credit/charge cards, signature debit cards, and store credit cards, about 6.2% more than 2003. According to CardWeb.com's(R) CardTrak(R) service, consumers will rack up $2.6 million per minute on payment cards during the 29 shopping days. On...

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11. Business Wire - March 31, 2005

CORRECTING and REPLACING Luminaries Join PELORUS Spring Stored Value Forum  The PELORUS Group Greggory S. Blundell, 908-707-1121 gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com First graph last sentence of release should read: On May 18 and 19, 2005, The PELORUS Group will host a special conference dedicated to exploring how emerging stored value initiatives will impact prepaid debit card offerings, and what credit card issuers, financial institutions, banks, carriers and platform providers should be planning for over the next critical months....

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12. Business Wire - May 7, 2007

Major Payment Card Industry Research Web Site is Acquired  CardWeb.com, Inc., Fort Myers Amber Smith, 800-874-8999 cardstaff@cardweb.com Radcliffe Sherman LLC today announced the acquisition of Frederick, Maryland-based CardWeb.com, Inc., a leading provider of news, data, and research services to credit card, debit card and payment card executives worldwide since 1986. Terms of the asset sale were not disclosed.CardWeb.com(R) pioneered the first daily news service for the payment card industry in 1995 when the Company launched its Web...

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13. Business Wire - December 2, 2005

Consumer Credit Insurance Association Says Holiday Credit Use Headed for $120 Billion Puts Focus on Debt Protection  Consumer Credit Insurance Association William F. Burfeind, 312-939-2420, ext. 220 With 2005 consumer holiday credit spending headed for $120 billion, consumer debt protection should be in the picture for consumers who want to assure that the money they borrow to make holiday purchases can be repaid, the Consumer Credit Insurance Association (CCIA) said today.Research compiled by Cardweb.com Inc(R)., a foremost online publisher of information regarding payment cards, shows that...

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Business Wire - September 10, 2008

Leading Payment Card Research Firm Adds CardQue and Diamond+ Services

 

CardWeb.com®, the leading provider of news, data, and research services to credit card, debit card and payment card executives worldwide since 1986, today announced the addition of a new comprehensive "Diamond+" level of service including CardQue™. CardWeb.com® pioneered the first daily news service for the payment card industry in 1995 when the Company launched its Web site. The new CardQue™ service will...

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Business Wire - November 16, 2004

CardWeb.com's CardFlash Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Paid Readership Tops 30,000 - Special Promotion Launched

 

CardWeb.com, Inc. Devek McKinley, 301-631-9100, ext 111 mobile: 410-905-9657 dmckinley@cardweb.com CardWeb.com, Inc.(R), the nation's foremost provider of news and data to the payment card industry, today announced a milestone for its news service, the launch of new proprietary databases, and special incentives for new subscribers or current clients.CardFlash(R), the first daily news service for payment card industry executives will celebrate ten years of reliable and...

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Business Wire - November 23, 2004

Credit and Debit Cards to Capture $108 Billion in Holiday Retail Sales; CardWeb.com's CardTrak Projects $17 Billion for Black Friday Weekend

 

CardWeb.com, Inc., Frederick Devek McKinley, 301-631-9100, ext 111 mobile: 410-905-9657 dmckinley@cardweb.com Between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, Americans will charge nearly $108 billion in retail purchases on general-purpose credit/charge cards, signature debit cards, and store credit cards, about 6.2% more than 2003. According to CardWeb.com's(R) CardTrak(R) service, consumers will rack up $2.6 million per minute on payment cards during the 29 shopping days. On...

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Business Wire - March 31, 2005

CORRECTING and REPLACING Luminaries Join PELORUS Spring Stored Value Forum

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory S. Blundell, 908-707-1121 gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com First graph last sentence of release should read: On May 18 and 19, 2005, The PELORUS Group will host a special conference dedicated to exploring how emerging stored value initiatives will impact prepaid debit card offerings, and what credit card issuers, financial institutions, banks, carriers and platform providers should be planning for over the next critical months....

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Business Wire - May 7, 2007

Major Payment Card Industry Research Web Site is Acquired

 

CardWeb.com, Inc., Fort Myers Amber Smith, 800-874-8999 cardstaff@cardweb.com Radcliffe Sherman LLC today announced the acquisition of Frederick, Maryland-based CardWeb.com, Inc., a leading provider of news, data, and research services to credit card, debit card and payment card executives worldwide since 1986. Terms of the asset sale were not disclosed.CardWeb.com(R) pioneered the first daily news service for the payment card industry in 1995 when the Company launched its Web...

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Business Wire - April 12, 2007

Leading Consumer Credit Card Web Site Acquired

 

CardTrak LLC, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 email: media@cardtrak.com CardTrak LLC today announced the acquisition of CardTrak.com, the nation's most trusted credit card resource for consumers since 1986. CardTrak.com was formerly part of CardWeb.com, Inc. of Frederick, Maryland, a leading firm that provides news, data, and research services to payment card executives worldwide. Terms for the asset sale were not disclosed.Robert B. McKinley,...

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Business Wire - December 2, 2005

Consumer Credit Insurance Association Says Holiday Credit Use Headed for $120 Billion Puts Focus on Debt Protection

 

Consumer Credit Insurance Association William F. Burfeind, 312-939-2420, ext. 220 With 2005 consumer holiday credit spending headed for $120 billion, consumer debt protection should be in the picture for consumers who want to assure that the money they borrow to make holiday purchases can be repaid, the Consumer Credit Insurance Association (CCIA) said today.Research compiled by Cardweb.com Inc(R)., a foremost online publisher of information regarding payment cards, shows that...

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Business Wire - May 31, 2007

Credit Card Debt - What Do Americans Really Owe?

 

13% Carryover More Than $25,000 Each Month While Median Hovers at $6,600 CardTrak.com LLC, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 media@cardtrak.com According to a new survey released today by CardTrak.com(R), the median amount of credit card debt carried by Americans is about $6,600 while the mean (or average) credit card debt load is nearly $9,900.Based on an online poll of slightly more than 55,000 consumers that concluded in April, 61% said they carryover...

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Business Wire - September 22, 2004

Luminaries Join PELORUS Fall Stored Value Forum

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory S. Blundell, 908-707-1121 gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com The PELORUS Group is hosting a special conference entitled "Stored Value: The Shape Of Things To Come." Dedicated to determining the new forces by which our industry will be governed, the event will focus on how quickly stored value will spread, and what banks, issuers and other vested concerns should be doing to prepare for and capitalize on the phenomenon....

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Business Wire - May 3, 2006

Industry Leaders Join PELORUS Group's 6th Stored Value Forum

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory Blundell, 908-707-1121 gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com On June 28 and 29, 2006, The PELORUS Group will host a major conference to evaluate the extent and duration of the changes confronting the various stored value market segments. The payments transformation is spreading -- actually accelerating -- and this exclusive event will look squarely at the ramifications.Entitled "Stored Value '06," the...

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Business Wire - November 8, 2005

Plan Now to Avoid Ringing in the New Year Bracing for Bills; ByDesign Financial Solutions Offers 10 Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

 

ByDesign Financial Solutions Jennifer Root, 323-890-9526 jroot@bydesignsolutions.org Every year the holidays seem to creep up on us sooner and sooner. Even if consumers haven't been setting aside money for the holidays on a monthly basis, quick planning now can help avoid ringing up costly credit card debt spanning into 2006.According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), holiday sales represent from 25-40% of many retailers' annual income and total...

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Business Wire - March 30, 2005

Luminaries Join PELORUS Spring Stored Value Forum

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory S. Blundell, 908-707-1121 gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com On May 18 and 19, 2005, The PELORUS Group will host a special conference dedicated to exploring how emerging stored value initiatives will impact prepaid debit card offerings, and what credit card issuers, financial institutions, banks, carriers and platform providers should be planning for over the next critical months. "Stored Value Spring '05"...

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Business Wire - September 27, 2005

Luminaries Join PELORUS Fall '05 Stored Value Forum

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory Blundell, 908-707-1121 E-mail: gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com On November 15 and 16, 2005, The PELORUS Group will host a special conference dedicated to exploring how emerging stored value initiatives will impact prepaid debit card and credit card offerings, and what credit card issuers, financial institutions, banks, carriers and platform providers should be planning for over the next critical months. Entitled "Stored Value...

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Business Wire - November 24, 2004

Buyers Beware: Avoid Paying for the Holidays in July by Shopping Smart; Family Credit Counseling Service Offers Tips for Staying Debt-Free this Holiday Season

 

Family Credit Counseling Service Heidi Berardi, 1-800-994-3328 ext. 108 heidi@familycredit.org or grant - jacoby Rachel Lukawski, 312-988-4102 rlukawski@grantjacoby.com It's easy to get caught up in the holiday spirit of giving and shopping till you drop. But be careful. Credit counseling experts with Family Credit Counseling Service warn that splurging now can leave you with the holiday blues well into next year. Although nine out of 10 Americans say they plan to spend...

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Business Wire - April 7, 2004

Pacific WebWorks' Desktop Terminal Featured In Several Publications

 

Pacific WebWorks, Salt Lake City Marc Bell, 801-578-9020, ext. 110 or Summit Resource Group, 800-400-1290 (Brokers and Investors) Pacific WebWorks Inc.'s (OTCBB: PWEB) new Intellipay Desktop Terminal ("IDT") has caught the attention of industry experts who have featured the online payment technology in several articles."Swipe Access for On-site and Online Customers From a Desktop," an article in The Green Sheet, dated...

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Business Wire - November 13, 2006

Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, John Philip Coghlan, President and CEO, Visa USA, Tommy Thompson, Former US Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Richard ``Casey'' Hoffman, Texas State Deputy Attorney General to Keynote 2007 Prepaid Card Expo

 

.bwtextaligncenter {text-align: center} .bwunderlinestyle {text-decoration: underline} Sold out in 2006, the 2007 Prepaid Card Expo Will Feature New Payments Industry Update Track, Nine New Pre-Conference Workshops, and over 130 Exhibitors HBO ’ s Richard Jeni to Headline Inaugural Annual Industry Dinner and Prepaid Card Awards Sold out in 2006, the 2007 Prepaid Card Expo Will Feature New Payments Industry Update Track, Nine New Pre-Conference...

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Business Wire - March 2, 2006

LexisNexis Extends Relationship With American Bankers Association; Receives Endorsement On Entire InstantID(R) Family of Products

 

Starmark International John R. Sternal, 954-874-9000 jsternal@starmark.com or LexisNexis Kristina Grammatico, 561-999-3981 Kristina.grammatico@lexisnexis.com Products Employ Cutting-Edge Technology To Help Financial Institutions; Verify New Account Applicants And Comply With The USA PATRIOT Act LexisNexis U.S., a leading provider of information and services solutions, announced it has received an exclusive endorsement on all InstantID(R) products including InstantID,...

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Business Wire - June 14, 2007

Credit Card Rewards - What Do Americans Really Want?

 

CardTrak.com, Port Charlotte Stephanie Jupiter, 800-344-7714 media@cardtrak.com CardTrak.com, the nation's most established and most trusted credit card advisory service for consumers, today released the results of a survey which revealed that an overwhelming number of Americans prefer cash back as their favorite credit card reward followed by air miles.Based on an online poll of about 1,000 consumers that concluded this week, 56% said they prefer cash back on...

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Business Wire - November 17, 2005

The Prepaid Card Expo Adds Four New in Depth Workshops; Topics Include Emerging Card Technology, Money Laundering, Prepaid Card Processing, and Servicing the Latino Market

 

For Prepaid Media, Nashua ego:east, inc. Mark Hall, 786-281-7007 markh@ego-east.com Conference Poised To Be Major Industry Event, Featuring Over 100 Industry Leading Speakers Prepaid Media, a leading provider of media and information services to the prepaid and stored value card industry, today announced that it has added four new in-depth workshops to the Prepaid Card Expo that will focus on: Emerging Card Technologies; Money Laundering and the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act;...

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Business Wire - October 26, 2005

Mercury Payment Systems' Free Gift Card Processing Gives Retailers Affordable Gift Card Solution; Added Value Drives Rapid Growth of Company's Gift Card Program

 

Mercury Payment Systems Jan Owen, 970-385-3472 jowen@mercurypay.com or Origin Communications Jil Goebel, 719-785-9900 jil.goebel@origincom.com or Jessica Seybold, 719-785-9900 jessica.seybold@origincom.com Mercury Payment Systems, an integrated payment processing company, today reported a 225 percent growth over the past year in the number of merchants processing gift cards, reflecting industry statistics on climbing gift card use during the holidays and throughout the year.In 2004,...

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Business Wire - October 7, 2004

PELORUS Announces Special Stored Value Conference Keynote Presentation

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory Blundell, 908-707-1121 Email: gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com Thomas Miezejeski, Vice President of Research at The PELORUS Group, will deliver the keynote address at the company's Stored Value: The Shape Of Things To Come conference in Atlantic City on October 21 & 22, 2004. Entitled "Stored Value: The Perfect Storm," the presentation will explain why stored value initiatives will soar to...

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Business Wire - March 24, 2004

Consumer Credit Counselors of Los Angeles Advises Consumers to Use Caution When Seeking Credit Counseling Services

 

Consumer Credit Counselors of Los Angeles Martha Arellano, 323-869-5178 Jennifer Root, 323-890-9526 As the Investigation Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee conducts its hearing on Wednesday, March 24, 2004, on credit counseling organizations, industry experts encourage consumers to use caution when selecting credit counseling services. "Caveat emptor -- buyer beware -- applies to credit counseling services," stated Susan C. Keating,...

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Business Wire - February 9, 2004

PELORUS Announces Special Stored Value Conference Keynote Presentation

 

The PELORUS Group Greggory Blundell, 908-707-1121 Email: gblundell@pelorus-group.com www.pelorus-group.com Thomas Miezejeski, Vice President of Research at The PELORUS Group, will deliver the keynote address at the company's Stored Value: Challenging The Credit Card Paradigm conference in New Orleans on March 2 & 3, 2004. Entitled "How Prepaid Wireless Let The Payments Genie Out Of The Bottle," the presentation will explain why stored...

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Business Wire - January 5, 2004

Top New Year's Money-Related Resolutions Recommended by Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles

 

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles Jennifer Root, 323-890-9526 Joe Curiel, 323-890-9542 The goal of "getting out of debt" or "managing personal finances better" can be found on most Top 10 New Year's Resolutions lists. "Being motivated to take control of your finances is the first step. Learning what you need to do and following through is just as important for achieving financial...

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Business Wire - January 5, 2004

Top New Year's Money-Related Resolutions Recommended by Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles

 

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles Jennifer Root, 323-890-9526 Joe Curiel, 323-890-9542 The goal of "getting out of debt" or "managing personal finances better" can be found on most Top 10 New Year's Resolutions lists. "Being motivated to take control of your finances is the first step. Learning what you need to do and following through is just as important for achieving financial...

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