How banks make money on your debit card

Debit card is like plastic money without need to carry cash. Every time swipe, you use funds which already available. There are few ways how bank make money on every time debit card used. Banks earn less on debit cards compared to credit cards revenue. In table below comparison of debit vs credit cards parameters. […]

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How banks make money on your credit card

Credit and debit cards look similar but influence differently on wealth utilisation. Credit cards issuing companies mastered a few main money making strategies: Interest rate applied on late payment Merchant interchange fees (mostly 2-5% of transaction value) Annual fees ($0 – $5000) Monthly fees ATM cash withdrawal (higher interest on default) Balance transfer Foreign transaction […]

Mastercard Inc business model

Mastercard Inc is international financial service provider with headquarter in New York, established 1966. IPO started in May 2006 priced 39 dollars per share traded in New York Stock Exchange under code “MA”. In 2014 stock split 1:10. Outstanding shares 1,020,931,000 with market cap 205 billion dollars and 192 dollars price per share (Jan 2019). […]

Visa Inc business model

Visa Inc is global payment technology company established in 1958 headquartered in California. It’s second largest payment network after China Union (protected by government of China). As per Forbes magazine without China UnionPay , Visa Inc is biggest worldwide. In Match 2008 IPO (initial public offering) with 44 dollars per share. Traded in New York […]