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March 1, 2022
How did a Minnesota credit union maximize its donations to local nonprofits? With an app that uses ACH, or electronic bank transfers, to cut out fees. Learn more in our case study.
March 1, 2022
Today, Nacha announced it named Modern Treasury as a Preferred Partner for Payment Operations. In becoming a Preferred Partner, Modern Treasury joins a select group of creators and entrepreneurs that Nacha recognizes for offering products and services aligned with Nacha’s core strategies to advance the ACH Network.
February 28, 2022
As the date for enforcement draws near, some companies, payment fintechs and financial institutions are actively seeking solutions to comply with the Account Validation Rule. Phixius is one method to both adhere to the Nacha Account Validation Rule and provide a safe and secure way to verify and validate ACH account information. 
February 24, 2022
Nacha President and CEO Jane Larimer looks at some of the exciting changes and events coming this year to Nacha and the ACH Network.
February 23, 2022
Unifits is now a Nacha Preferred Partner for ISO 20022 Payment Testing Automation. In becoming a Preferred Partner, Unifits joins a select group of innovators that Nacha recognizes for offering products and services that align with Nacha’s core strategies to advance the ACH Network.
February 22, 2022
Today, Nacha's Payments Innovation Alliance announced its 2022-2023 Advisory Committees. Working with Nacha staff, the Advisory Committees serve a leadership role to identify and address some of the most important issues facing the payments industry and provide strategic direction to the Alliance.
February 14, 2022
When you look at the costs for businesses to make and receive payments it can be a real eye-opener. A new report from the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) highlights the disparities between the costs of ACH and check payments.
February 14, 2022
In the first look at how the pandemic impacted healthcare claim payments, a new report found medical professionals continued to rely heavily on ACH, while their dental counterparts have a ways to go.
February 14, 2022
Today, Nacha announced updates to its ISO 20022-to-ACH Mapping Guide & Tool, which provides background, explanation and examples as well as detailed data mapping between the ISO 20022 messages and the corresponding ACH transactions.
February 8, 2022
Feb. 8 is National AAP Recognition Day, when we recognize the 4,500 payments professionals who have earned this prestigious accreditation.
February 7, 2022
Nacha announced today the addition of Webster Bank as a Nacha Direct Member. Nacha has more than 40 Direct Members, consisting of financial institutions and Payments Associations (PAs) that collectively represent nearly all financial institutions across the United States.
February 3, 2022
AFP's 2022 Payments Cost Benchmarking Survey shows nearly three-quarters of organizations are transitioning B2B payments from checks to electronic payments.