Same-Day US Electronic Payments. Prior To Phase 2 of Same-Day ACH

According to the Electronic Payments Association, almost $5 billion in US electronic payments were brought in on the same day in October 2016. This happened after the adoption of new rules by financial institutions to accelerate the transfers. The trade group stated nearly 3.8 million same-day transfers (the average amount made up $1.303) were registered

The Importance Of Same-Day ACH

According to new data from the National Automated Clearinghouse Association (NACHA), the electronic payments association that manages the development, administration, and governance of the ACH Network, same-day ACH has successfully started after it was initially implemented in September 2016. In October 2016, ACH counted for 3.8 million transactions making up 55 billion. ACH is the

E-Payments | A Holistic Approach

It’s no surprise that speed plays a key role in payment processing. However, increased speed may result in lower accuracy. B2B transactions should be based on precise payment processing, sourcing and invoicing. Otherwise, the company’s bottom line may be brought into question. Checks Though the modern world of payment processing boasts various technological innovations, checks

With All the New Ways of Paying – Cash Is Still Popular

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s 2015 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice, though consumers are using new methods to make payments, cash is still popular. It is interesting to note that cash remains the most frequently used consumer payment option. Based on the Fed study last carried out in 2012, cash was

Walmart And Chase. Agreement On Mobile, Online And In-Store Payments

Chase and Walmart has recently announced an agreement due to which Walmart customers can use the Chase Pay digital wallet to make payments in physical stores, online at Walmart.com, and using the Walmart mobile app. ChaseNet and ChasePay are to go live with Walmart this year. Earlier, in September 2106, a deal was signed between

False Declines Vs Actual Fraud During Holidays

Ecommerce merchants are putting all their efforts to protect their business from fraudulent payment processing. Often, eCommerce companies try too hard because of fear of fraud, which results in false declines. The latter is also called false positives and happens when a legitimate transaction is turned down. False Declines False declines are turning into a

US Retail E-commerce Was Expected To Account For $385 Billion In 2016

It is estimated that eCommerce sales will reach over $400 billion in the upcoming years. According to Forrester Research, they will account for $414.0 billion in sales in 2018. eMarketer says the amount will reach $491.5 billion in 2018. BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expected US B2C eCommerce to make up $385 billion

Global Card Fraud Grows 20%. CNP Fraud Is On The Rise Worldwide

In 2015, total card fraud taken globally reached $21.84, which is almost 21% higher than the numbers registered in 2014. This is according to The Nilson Report, the most respected newsletter covering the payment systems industry. The US losses associated with global card fraud made up 39% or $8.45 billion; spending volume accounted for only

Fraudulent Transactions By City And State

According to the analysis a Silicon Valley anti-fraud technology provider, US merchants who are concerned about card-not-present fraud should pay attention to orders with billing and shipping addresses in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The software company examined over 1.3 million transactions from August 2015 to August 2016 and provided analysis for cities and states.