October 14, 2019
ACH Network payment volume and Same Day ACH payment volume both soared in the third quarter of 2019. The 6.2 billion ACH payments in the third quarter is an increase of 9.5% from a year earlier. There were 3.6 billion debit transactions and 2.6 billion credits. Those payments were valued at $14.1 trillion, which is nearly 11% more than the third quarter of 2018.
September 30, 2019
Nacha today announced the addition of Synovus as a Direct Financial Institution Member. Nacha’s Direct Members now consist of 32 financial institutions and 11 Payments Associations (PAs) that jointly represent approximately 11,000 financial institutions across the U.S. “On behalf of Nacha and its Board of Directors, I welcome Synovus to the Nacha family as a Direct Member,” said Jane Larimer, president and CEO of Nacha.
Nacha to Recognize Over 360 New Accredited Payments Risk Professionals During the First-Ever National APRP Recognition Day on Sept. 17
September 17, 2019
The APRP exam tests for comprehensive risk management knowledge across all payment types, including ACH, check, wire, debit, credit and prepaid cards, and emerging and alternative payments.
September 13, 2019
Sept. 13, 2019 Nacha Statement The ACH Network has strong consumer protection measures in place to protect them. There are rules in place to prevent unauthorized withdrawals, including unauthorized reversals of payroll deposits. This is an unprecedented and isolated incident, and obviously, these rules were circumvented in this case. We understand that this has been a hardship for many. Nacha contacted the responsible financial institution immediately upon learning of this incident to expedite the process of re-crediting these consumers’ accounts.
August 29, 2019
Plaid is now a Nacha Preferred Partner for Account Validation, joining a select group of innovators contributing to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, improving cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
August 23, 2019
Envestnet | Yodlee is a new Nacha Preferred Partner for Account Validation, joining a select group of innovators contributing to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, improving cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
Nacha Statement Regarding Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Develop a Real-Time Payment and Settlement Service
August 5, 2019
As the administrator of the ACH Network, and as an industry association dedicated to bringing diverse stakeholders together, Nacha is committed to working cooperatively with the Federal Reserve and The Clearing House as payment systems evolve into the future.
July 11, 2019
The ACH Network saw its highest quarterly growth rate in more than a decade during the second quarter of 2019, as volume climbed 7.7% over the same period in 2018. Same Day ACH volume rose 46%.
June 24, 2019
GIACT® is a new Nacha Preferred Partner for Account Validation. 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, improving cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
May 14, 2019
Nacha applauds the Federal Reserve Board of Governors for issuing its proposal to extend its settlement services to support Same Day ACH enhancements with later settlement hours. The industry has spoken loudly in support of the expansion of Same Day ACH, and the public benefits it will provide for all businesses and consumers that use the ACH Network. Risks due to the extension of settlement hours can be mitigated with changes that Nacha believes the industry can gradually adopt over the next year and 10 months.
May 8, 2019
Nacha announced the recipients of its 2019 Payments Awards, which celebrate proven accomplishment and leadership in the payments industry and recognize and reward the payments innovations defining the future. The Payments Awards include the Nacha Excellence in Payments Award and the ACH Network Challenge 2019. The award winners were recognized during the 2019 Nacha Payments Awards Luncheon, sponsored by TD Bank, during Smarter. Faster. PAYMENTS 2019.
Nacha’s Payments Innovation Alliance Launches ACH Quick Start Tool for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
May 7, 2019
Nacha and its Payments Innovation Alliance launched the ACH Quick Start Tool, an online educational resource designed to help small and medium-sized businesses more readily understand and use ACH to make and receive payments for an array of use cases.