Investor's consensus is that Visa (NYSE:V) and MasterCard (NYSE:MA) are great operators, but how do these two behemoths actually make their money? In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson break down the various revenue streams of Visa and MasterCard and dispel some myths about the two.

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