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July 21, 2021
Nacha has created an Opt-In Program to better facilitate the return and recovery of potentially fraudulent unemployment benefits originally paid by ACH credits. The program is designed to help improve the recovery of funds that may have been disbursed to inappropriate parties.
July 15, 2021
Nacha is expanding its leadership in payments education by building on its partnership with payments associations and adding the Credit Research Foundation. With the addition of CRF, the organizations will provide on demand educational opportunities for payments professionals to stay on top of industry changes.
July 13, 2021
As the pandemic winds down, both consumers and merchants are beginning  to figure out what the “new normal” will be. This is especially true for the way they interact with money. People are paying at the register with their phones, and merchants are accepting alternative payment methods. The shift to digital payments has seen exponential growth, and an impressive number of those payments are transacted via the ACH Network.
July 13, 2021
Naysayers want you to believe there is no hope in preventing or surviving a ransomware attack, so you should just give up now. Or, you can join the Payments Innovation Alliance for its next webinar to learn how to cut through the fear, so you can focus on basic preparations that will greatly improve your chances of survival. 
July 13, 2021
Nacha is among the more than 50 organizations supporting Wisconsin Saves, which aims to get people to save automatically using Split Deposit.
July 13, 2021
Whether your credit union uses the ACH Network a little or a lot, there are rules to be followed and framework requiring compliance and controls.
July 12, 2021
The third window for submitting Same Day ACH payments to the ACH Network has quickly gained acceptance among financial institutions, according to new survey results conducted by Nacha and its Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG).  
July 12, 2021
So far in the 2021 tax filing season 90% of federal refunds have been paid by Direct Deposit, according to the IRS.
July 12, 2021
Although enforcement of the ACH Contact Registry Rule doesn’t begin until Aug. 1, Nacha is already making spot-checks for data quality.
July 1, 2021
Now is your chance to make a mark on the new Faster Payments Professional certificate. Nacha President and CEO Jane Larimer on what the FPP is and why it's important.
June 30, 2021
Introducing the Faster Payments Professional certificate program – the first of its kind in the industry.
June 29, 2021
Saving money every payday is crucially important toward achieving financial independence. The Split Deposit feature of Direct Deposit can help.