Talk About Payments

Retail Payments Risk Forum's Talk About Payments Webinar Series

In October 2017, the Retail Payments Risk Forum launched Talk About Payments, or TAP, a series of educational webinars appearing quarterly. These webinars supplement the Forum’s other educational efforts, including the weekly blog Take on Payments and white papers, to provide in-depth knowledge and discussion of current payment systems' risks. The webinars are free but participants must register in advance to participate. Subscribe to receive announcements about upcoming webinars.


Dec 17, 2020

Payments 2020: The Year in Review

This year has been a year like no other, going from lockdowns in the spring to gradual summer reopenings then back to lockdowns for some states. Watch this webinar, in which Retail Payments Risk Forum team members discuss COVID-driven changes in business and consumer payments choices.

Nov 19, 2020

Consumer Payments Behavior in a Health Crisis: What Happened to Cash?

Are consumers shopping and paying in person? What's happening at the in-person point of sale? Are consumers holding cash? Watch this Talk About Payments webinar that looked at consumers' response to the health crisis.

Oct 29, 2020

Biometrics: Technology and Policies

In this Talk About Payments webinar, we discussed biometrics technology and the privacy and policy issues it raises. We also looked at use cases for the various modalities, including fingerprint and facial authentication.

Aug 27, 2020

Exploring Check Use by Businesses and Consumers

U.S. businesses and consumers alike continue to use checks for all kinds of reasons. Watch Talk About Payments to learn about the results of the 2018 Check Sample Survey.

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