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Blogs by Talie Baker

March 14, 2017

People have engaged in person-to-person (P2P) payments for centuries–beginning with the barter system, through the invention of money and checks, and in the digital age, in which funds can be exchanged electronically via online and mobile applications. The size of the U.S. P2P payments market is driving intense competition between financial institutions (FIs) and alternative P2P payment services. Many FIs now offer P2P payment services as part of their overall digital banking experience in an effort to remain at the center of the consumer’s financial life.

Talie Baker is an analyst with Aite Group’s Retail Banking & Payments practice, focusing on person-to-person and cross-border payments.