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December 8, 2020
Consumers and businesses have come to trust the ACH Network as a secure way to receive their pay with Direct Deposit, pay bills through Direct Payment, donate to favorite causes and more. One factor that helps keep the ACH Network high quality is Nacha’s Rules enforcement.
December 8, 2020
Use Split Deposit to save more in 2021. Each payday, your employer can split your Direct Deposit to put a fixed amount in savings.
December 7, 2020
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted the way financial institutions are handling payments and payment controls. Functions once performed in the office—be it a bank branch or back office operation—are now often being handled remotely—quite likely on secure laptops in home offices and on dining room tables. 
December 2, 2020
Long before anyone dreamed of using a smartphone to make a payment, people were exchanging shells for fresh fish or bushels of wheat. Over the centuries, the payments process has evolved to include currency, letters of credit, ACH, cards, checks and more.
November 23, 2020
When charitable groups use ACH for recurring donations, they benefit in several ways. A recent webinar presented by Nacha explained how.
November 20, 2020
A big Same Day ACH enhancement arrives in March, but the chairman of the Nacha Board of Directors said changing to meet user needs is an ongoing process.
November 20, 2020
A new survey by AFP finds a concerted push toward electronic B2B payments.
November 18, 2020
In a recent podcast interview, Nacha’s Brad Smith discusses ACH growth areas—donation payments, healthcare payments, and subscription payments
November 18, 2020
Nacha’s Government Relations Advisory Group (GRAG) held their annual meeting on November 10th. The meeting focused on the Presidential & Congressional elections and what the policy implications may be for payments. Politico led off the day with a comprehensive election results analysis, followed by the Cowen Washington Research Group discussing fintech’s role in the 117th Congress and new administration. The mid-day portion of the meeting focused on FedNow/faster access to money and the outlook for more stimulus relief via ACH.
November 18, 2020
Businesses and other organizations play an important role in the modern ACH Network, which is why Nacha has created a new ACH Rules for Corporates Resource Center dedicated to assisting them.
November 10, 2020
Today Nacha announces that Phixius, a new platform that facilitates the trusted exchange of payment information is live and has completed its first information exchange transactions between participants.  
November 9, 2020
Nacha’s Government Relations team has been closely monitoring U.S. election results over the past week.