VISA & Mastercard Brand

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VISA & Mastercard Assessment

Let us take a look at your contracts with VISA and/or Mastercard to assess your options. Even though you may be mid-term in a contract, you may not be realizing the benefits that a VISA and Mastercard partnership brings. We can assess your current payment strategy and ensure that you are partnering with the right long-term vendor to support your goals. There are many financial and product benefits that you can layer on top of your current processor to differentiate your credit and debit portfolios.

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  • Current Network Contract
  • Risk & Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Growth
  • Ancillary Services
  • Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Network Gaps
  • Current Strategic Plan
  • Strategic Goals

VISA & Mastercard Evaluation

We take the heavy lifting on this part so your team can focus on what's important. We'll keep your team involved at a high level throughout the vendor RFP collection and oversee the network brand vendor communications the whole way, setting up demos and reference calls so your team gets the important information without being tied down.

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  • Debit Network
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Consumer Experience
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Relationship Managementment
  • Vendor RFPs
  • Vendor Demos
  • Vendor Comparisons
  • Scoring

VISA & Mastercard Strategy

We get excited about building a strong strategy to bring your financial institution into the future. Our passion for understanding the market and helping our clients is where we excel. Once all the network/brand vendor data has been collected, we bring it all together in a transparent, easy to understand way so your team can be confident you're making the best decision for your future.

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  • Pricing Comparisons
  • Credit Union Support
  • Marketing
  • Implementation
  • Road Map Planning & Milestones
  • Regulatory IS&T Compliance Guidance
  • Exam Readiness
  • Prioritization
  • Audit Compliance

VISA & Mastercard Negotiation

This is the part of the project that our team enjoys most. We know what is hiding in your contracts. The money we uncover for our clients is unparalleled. We believe so strongly in our process that we guarantee our price. If you've already decided on a network/brand vendor or are happy with your incumbent but are curious about your options, give us a call. This is where we can make a huge difference.

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  • Ancillary Services
  • Institution Support
  • Risk & Fraud Management
  • Contract Terms
  • Yearly Growth Incentives
  • Upfront Signing Incentives
  • Hidden Money
  • Vendor Bids
  • Contract Review
  • Contract Translation
  • Vendor Management
  • Pricing Matrices
  • Project Oversight
  • Pricing Comparisons

To become a licensed Visa or Mastercard issuer, certain requirements must be met by your financial institution. But first, it is essential to understand your options. There are two types of licensing programs Visa and Mastercard offer: a Principal membership and an Associate/Affiliate membership. Both have been developed to accommodate different banking needs and have pros and cons that should be considered before deciding what is best for your strategic growth plan.

Find Out Which Membership Program is Right For Your Institution

Meet One of Our Brand Experts

Kody Tuupo is our VISA & Mastercard expert - with several years of experience in the financial services industry, Kody and team are helping banks and credit unions like yours with their VISA & Mastercard projects. Want to know more about Kody? Check out his bio.