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What is a payment account according to PSD2?
2021-06-16 · 5 min read

What is a payment account according to PSD2?

What is considered a payment account under PSD2 and what isn’t? Seems like a simple question, right? But, as with most topics in the finance industry, the answer is almost always ‘well, it depends…

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Open banking glossary: the ABCs of PSD2
2021-05-12 · 7 min read

Open banking glossary: the ABCs of PSD2

Many of the acronyms used in open banking were introduced in connection with PSD2, and they can be a little confusing. This means it’s important to explain them, otherwise, people might have a hard time following you.

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What is SCA, and what is it good for?
2021-04-13 · 4 min read

What is SCA, and what is it good for?

SCA stands for Strong Customer Authentication, and it’s a regulatory requirement introduced in connection to PSD2. Here’s a basic summary of what a ‘strong’ authentication process can look like – and why it’s important.

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What is account verification, and what is it good for?
2021-01-27 · 3 min read

What is account verification, and what is it good for?

When charging or paying out customers, businesses rely on them to provide their account details. But people can make mistakes – or try to commit fraud. Thankfully, account verification can save everyone a lot of grief.

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What are open banking APIs, and what are they good for?
2020-10-30 · 2 min read

What are open banking APIs, and what are they good for?

Not sure what open banking APIs are, and getting tired of hearing about them all the time? We’re looking past the technicalities and explaining the term in plain English.

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What is multi-banking, and what is it good for?
2020-10-21 · 3 min read

What is multi-banking, and what is it good for?

Multi-banking makes it easier for people to see the full picture of all their finances by gathering all their accounts in one view. Here’s why that can make a big difference for consumers and businesses.

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What is open banking, and what is it good for?
2020-10-15 · 4 min read

What is open banking, and what is it good for?

We’re always on about how great open banking is, and how it’s ramping up innovation and competition in the financial services industry. But what is it, exactly? And why does it matter? Here’s a (very simple) rundown.

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What is payment initiation, and what is it good for?
2020-10-01 · 2 min read

What is payment initiation, and what is it good for?

Not sure what payment initiation is, what it looks like, or why you should care? We’re breaking it down into simple terms. Here’s how it works, and what advantages it brings to consumers and businesses alike.

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Data enrichment
2020-08-19 · 4 min read

What is data enrichment, and what is it good for?

Data is great, but it can often be made better. That’s what data enrichment is all about. Here’s what data enrichment can do for financial data in very simple terms. And why it can make all the difference.

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Aggregation
2020-07-29 · 4 min read

What is account aggregation, and what is it good for?

We get down to the basics of account aggregation. Find out more about what it means, and how it can be used to increase transparency for both consumers and businesses.

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PFM – explained
2020-07-15 · 5 min read

What is PFM, and what is it good for?

PFM is great. But what is it exactly? We get down to the basics and explain the term, what it means, and what it has to offer for consumers and businesses alike.

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