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ACH Network Moves 23 Billion Payments and $51 Trillion in 2018

February 19, 2019
HERNDON, Va., February 19, 2019 – 2018 was a milestone year for the ACH Network. Payment volume climbed by almost 1.5 billion payments, the fourth straight year the ACH Network has added more than 1 billion new payments.  ACH Network volume reached nearly 23 billion payments in 2018, a year-over-year increase of 6.9 percent and the highest growth rate since 2008. That’s nearly 70 payments for every person in the U.S. The value of ACH payments in 2018 was $51.2 trillion, a 9.5 percent increase over 2017.
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Robust ACH Network Growth Continues in Fourth Quarter; Same Day ACH Volume Marks a Milestone

January 29, 2019
HERNDON, Va., Jan. 29, 2019 – ACH Network volume saw its biggest quarterly growth in more than a decade during the fourth quarter of 2018. Same Day ACH payments also passed a significant milestone.   More than 5.9 billion ACH payments were made in the final quarter of last year: 3.5 billion debits and 2.4 billion credits. That’s up 8.7 percent from the same time in 2017, and is the highest quarterly growth rate in 11 years.   Fourth quarter Same Day ACH volume was more than 51.3 million payments, marking the first time Same Day ACH payments surpassed the 50 million threshold.
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Nacha Announces SWBC as a Preferred Partner for ACH-Facilitated Lending Services

November 7, 2018
HERNDON, Va. — Nov. 7, 2018 —  SWBC has become a Nacha Preferred Partner for ACH-Facilitated Lending Services. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem at large by removing friction, increasing ease, cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Same Day ACH Will Be Enhanced to Meet ACH End-User Needs

September 14, 2018
New Nacha Rules Will Expand Access to Same Day ACH, Increase the Per-Transaction Dollar Limit, and Speed Funds Availability for Same Day and Next-Day ACH HERNDON, Va., Sept. 17, 2018 – Nacha’s voting membership has approved three new rules to expand the capabilities of Same Day ACH for all financial institutions and their customers. The first expands access to Same Day ACH by allowing Same Day ACH transactions to be submitted to the ACH Network for an additional two hours every business day. The second increases the Same Day ACH per-transaction dollar limit to $100,000.
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Nacha Announces AeroPay Express as a Preferred Partner for B2B Electronic Payment Enablement

September 12, 2018
HERNDON, Va., Sept. 12, 2018 – Nacha announces AeroPay Express as a Preferred Partner for B2B Electronic Payment Enablement. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem at large by removing friction, increasing ease, cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Business Payments Directory Association to Partner with Discover Financial Services to Provide Blockchain Platform for its B2B Directory

August 1, 2018
Directory will leverage open source technology, blockchain and standardized APIs supported by NACHA’s API Standardization Industry Group to facilitate B2B electronic payments ROSEVILLE, Minn., Aug. 1, 2018 – The Business Payments Directory Association (BPDA) today announced that it will be partnering with Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to develop a proof of concept platform for its B2B Directory built on blockchain technology.
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Nacha Announces Alacriti as a Preferred Partner for Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments

June 5, 2018
HERNDON, Va. — June 5, 2018 — Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® has announced Alacriti as a Preferred Partner for Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments (EBPP). Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Announces Finastra as a Preferred Partner for Enabling Innovation in Payments

April 26, 2018
HERNDON, Va., April. 26, 2018 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announces Finastra as a Preferred Partner for Enabling Innovation in Payments. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of providers and innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts and the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, or supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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