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Nacha offers numerous resources to help you stay up-to-date on industry regulations and expand your skills and knowledge of payments systems. Flexible resources allow you to pursue education when and how it’s convenient for you.

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Faster Payments 101 is an updated version of the Introduction to Faster Payments in the U.S., an industry resource developed by Nacha and its Payments Association member organizations in 2017. The Alliance’s Faster Payments Playbook Project Team has enhanced the tool as part of its broader effort of developing actionable tools to help advance faster payments in the U.S. market.

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 1, 2018 – The number of ACH payments totaled more than 5.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018, a 6.7 percent increase over Q3 2017, according to NACHA. The ACH Network’s strong performance is driven in large part by online and business-to-business (B2B) payments.

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Making ACH Even Easier: Why We Need to Reduce Friction

January 24, 2020
Easy is in the eye of the beholder. Assembling Ikea furniture is a piece of cake for some; others think it takes a master’s in engineering.  While we hope using the ACH Network is nowhere near as challenging, we know there can be friction for some.
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IRS Reminds Taxpayers that Direct Deposit is the Fastest Way to Receive a Refund

January 14, 2020
Want your tax refund fast? Use Direct Deposit. And while you’d normally think that’s what we’d say, this time it’s not. That’s coming from the Internal Revenue Service, which called Direct Deposit the “simple, safe and secure” way to get your tax refund. In a recent web post, the IRS reminded taxpayers that with tax season upon us “choosing to have (your) tax refund directly deposited … is the fastest way to get (your) refund.” That’s good news for the 96 million Americans who are expecting a refund this year – many of whom are already using Direct Deposit.
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