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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.
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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.

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Naysayers want you to believe there is no hope in preventing or surviving a ransomware attack, so you should just give up now.

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Nacha is among the more than 50 organizations supporting Wisconsin Saves, which aims to get people to save automatically using Split Deposit.
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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.
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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).  
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So far in the 2021 tax filing season 90% of federal refunds have been paid by Direct Deposit, according to the IRS.
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Although enforcement of the ACH Contact Registry Rule doesn’t begin until Aug. 1, Nacha is already making spot-checks for data quality.
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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.
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Saving money every payday is crucially important toward achieving financial independence. The Split Deposit feature of Direct Deposit can help.
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Nacha’s Risk Management Advisory Group has been evaluating potential risk increases and decreases due to Same Day ACH. It has consistently found no justification to fears that Same Day ACH would introduce massive amounts of risk.
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ACH frees up time, money and energy so nonprofits can focus on what really matters: their mission.  In creating a new ACH toolkit for nonprofits, Nacha undertook research to see what resonated with donor coordinators and donors. The goal was to ensure the language we use assists nonprofits in their efforts to accept ACH donations.
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With the economic slowdown that resulted from the pandemic, the Nacha Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG) updated its recommendations for ODFIs on sound business practice on exposure risk management. 
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The new Warranty Claims Rule taking effect June 30 establishes specific time periods for RDFIs to make claims based on unauthorized entries and brings the ACH Network in line with other payment systems that have time limits.
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When it comes to B2B, sometimes processing payments can be a job in and of itself. Moving the money isn’t complicated, but what’s involved before and after a payment is. Those are among the reasons why Nacha created Phixius.
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In just over a year, a new Nacha Rule repurposing the R11 return reason code has proven to be quite successful.
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If it’s been a while since you visited Nacha’s Resource Center for Corporates, you should take a look. There’s a lot there you and your customers can use.
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A new Limitation on Warranty Claims Rule takes effect June 30, 2021, and Nacha's General Counsel said a key goal is “to give Originators more certainty on the time they may face claims on entries that they put into the ACH Network."
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The Nacha Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG) held a series of discussions on the topic of Third-Party Senders (TPSs) and the ODFIs that process for them. RMAG developed sound business practices for ODFIs for both the onboarding of new TPS clients and the ongoing monitoring of existing TPS clients.
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“What is the difference between EFT, ACH and EDI?” We often get asked this question from business financial teams - even from seasoned financial pros. The quick answer is that all ACH (Automated Clearing House) payments are EFTs (Electronic Funds Transfers), but not all EFT payments are ACH. And EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) is a data format, not a payment.