What is the STAR® Network?

The STAR Network is one of the nation’s largest PIN-secured debit networks, providing online, real-time transaction processing as well as products and services for retailers, financial institutions, processors and independent sales organizations. From specialty stores and supermarkets to gas stations and quick service restaurants, the STAR Network connects more than 157 million STAR Cardholders with their money at more than 2 million ATM and merchant locations nationwide.

Retailers Choose the STAR Advantage

  • More than 157 million STAR cardholders
  • Virtually guaranteed funds
  • Potential for increasing average ticket sizes
  • Faster throughput at checkout
  • Ability to increase customer loyalty
  • Reduced potential for consumer fraud
  • Reduced check-related expenses and losses

Consumers Are the Driving Force Behind PIN-Secured Debit

  • More convenient than cash and checks
  • A secure payment option
  • Faster and easier checkout
  • Reduced potential for fraud
  • Cash back option