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Take On Payments, a blog sponsored by the Retail Payments Risk Forum of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, is intended to foster dialogue on emerging risks in retail payment systems and enhance collaborative efforts to improve risk detection and mitigation. We encourage your active participation in Take on Payments and look forward to collaborating with you.

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November 28, 2022

What's Had Your Attention in 2022?

For many people, Wordle is one of the more entertaining things to emerge over the last year and its once-daily word limit drives anticipation for players worldwide. Recently, Wordle inspired the British-English Cambridge Dictionary's word of the year—homerOff-site link—which stumped many international players not familiar with the baseball term. We haven't seen any payments words make their way into Wordle—yet—but a few words in the payments lexicon have attracted our interest this year, some of which have been featured in our weekly blogs. In our upcoming annual, year-end webinar, members of the Retail Payments Risk Forum will share and debate their picks for payments word of the year and the key issues that make it relevant for 2022.

Please join us on December 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. (ET) for our next Talk About Payments episode, when Atlanta Fed payments experts will talk about what's new and noteworthy in payments during 2022 and identify trends, opportunities, and challenges for 2023 and beyond.

Among the topics up for discussion:

  • continuing evolution of the payments infrastructure
  • trends and challenges with business payments
  • opportunities to band together to fight fraud

And, of course, the payments word of the year. Bring your questions and take part in the conversation!

The webinar is free and open to the public. However, you must registerOff-site link. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the login information. If you cannot attend the live event, a recording of the webinar will be posted before the end of the year.

If you'd like to view previous webinars, go to our Talk About Payments webinars page.

We hope to see you on December 15!