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Nacha creates broadly adopted payment and financial messaging rules and standards through consensus-led governance, international collaboration, and innovative development practices. We continually advance the ubiquitous ACH Network and engage diverse stakeholders to accelerate a digital future of global financial services interoperability.

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Nacha’s Payments Innovation Alliance and the U.S. Faster Payments Council Launch the Faster Payments Playbook

The inaugural version of the online educational and decisioning platform is designed to help banks and credit unions develop a faster payments strategy

MIAMI, Nov. 5, 2019 – Today, Nacha and its Payments Innovation Alliance, jointly with the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), launched the Faster Payments Playbook, an online educational and decisioning platform that will help banks and credit unions develop a faster payments strategy from concept to reality. 

ACH Network Volume Jumps 9.5% in Third Quarter

Same Day ACH Volume Surpasses 1 Million Payments Daily

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 15, 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. 

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Nacha Presents Payments System Awards to ADT Security Services and TexasOnline

April 15, 2002
DALLAS, April 15  -- Nacha - The Electronic Payments Association will present the 2002 George Mitchell Payments System Excellence Award today at its PAYMENTS 2002 conference to ADT Security Services, Inc. and TexasOnline. "Electronic payments are reliable, convenient, and cost-effective," said Elliott C. McEntee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nacha.
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Nacha Presents Payments System Awards to U.S. Treasury And Cleveland Direct Payment Program

April 24, 2001
WASHINGTON, April 24 -- Nacha - The Electronic Payments Association will present the 2001 George Mitchell Payment Systems Excellence Award today to the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Direct Payment Joint Promotion Program of Cleveland, Ohio. The Department of Treasury is being recognized for its success in converting Federal payments and receipts to electronic payments. The Direct Payment Joint Promotion Program is being recognized for its success in enrolling consumers to pay their utility bills electronically via Direct Payment.
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