Payment Strategies

Payment Strategies supports the Federal Reserve's financial services mission to ensure that the retail payment system evolves with integrity and accessibility by serving as a change agent for retail payments. Payment Strategies plays a lead role in the Federal Reserve System and the payments industry to support new and emerging payment methods and participation in the development of related standards. Payment Strategies leads the Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup (MPIW), a collaborative effort among mobile payments industry stakeholders to resolve shared issues and eliminate barriers to commercial adoption of mobile payments at the point-of-sale.

Everyday Mobile

July 2014
3Qs on International Mobile Standards
The Boston Fed plays a leading role in international mobile standards development for Fed System.

February 2014
Mobile Momentum
by Tina Alva
Five colleagues share their perspectives
on mobile payments.

February 2014
Payment Strategies Showcases Advancements in Mobile
Gets through the day with only a smartphone.

In the News

July 10, 2012
Testimony: Developing the Framework for Safe and Efficient Mobile Payments, Part 2 offsite
Michael L. Katz, Thomas P. Brown, and
Sarah Jane Hughes

June 29, 2012
Testimony: Mobile Payments offsite
Stephanie Martin

March 2012
Consumers and Mobile Financial Services offsite
A report from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System