Walmart Stores Inc. has recently partnered with J.P. Morgan Chase and Co., aiming to minimize costs associated with electronic payments. This year, Walmart Store Inc. is going to offer Chase Pay service, enabling shoppers make payments at Walmart.com and via Walmart app, as well as the Walmart Pay mobile service that consumers can enjoy in
A merchant account is one of the essentials to the success of your business. Cash sales, snail mail, and paper invoices are no longer an effective way to collect payment. If you want your enterprise to grow, you should be able to accept credit cards. And for that, a merchant account is what you need.
Many questions new merchant account holders often have, involve the numbers that come with their accounts; and one such number is the MID. Of course, we have industrious companies such as eMerchantBroker, where calling customer support will immediately get you the answers you need, but sometimes you just want to read and get done with
Credit bureau TransUnion, an American company that provides credit information and information management services has recently reported missed payments on credit cards issued by lenders are higher than on older cards. Credit Card Processing Almost 3% of outstanding balances on credit cards given out in 2015 were at least 90 days behind on payments 6
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an agency of the United States government responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector, and the New York attorney general filed a lawsuit in November 2016 against 2 New York debt collectors. The debt collectors were accused of deceiving and harassing millions of consumers to pay inflated debts.
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
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
Most people in Canada still use cash for making purchases. Payments Canada’s recent report says the popularity of cash has dropped than other payment methods, including electronic, online and cards. The report was written analyzing 20.9 billion transactions that counted for over $8.9 trillion. Payments Canada’s Report According to authors Michael Tompkins and Viktoria Galociova,
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
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