Feds Push for More than Just Faster Payment, The Goal is Increased Safety

In July, Part 2 of the Faster Payments Task Force Final Report was released. This report estimates that real-time payments could – and should – be on the payments scene by 2020. The industry seemed to then settle in after analyzing the report. However, the Federal Reserve jumped in in September with its own comments

ACH Successfully Launches Same-Day Debits Before Year’s End

Processing just got a little bit faster. Mid-September, it was announced that the nation’s automated clearing house network had launched same-day clearing and settlement for debit transactions. Same-day debits have been called “Phase 2” in NACHA’s faster-payments plan. Phase 1, same-day credits, was introduced a year ago, allowing users to move payments from their bank

Product Returns and Chargebacks After Christmas

Approximately 25% of a retailer’s annual returns are associated with the few weeks following the holidays. Product returns are even more pronounced in the eCommerce field. During the 2016 season, 1 out of every 3 purchases were returned. Chargeback Protection Chargebacks are of special concern during the holiday season since eCommerce dominates the holiday shopping