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cash flow

Business Cash Flow: Problems & Solutions

The financial health of your small business is greatly affected by cash flow – and by cash flow problems. And the increase in digital transactions and diverse payment methods makes managing that cash flow more and more tedious. Identifying cash flow problems and their solutions is a difficult, but necessary, part of owning and running…
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MSBs & The Gig Economy

The gig economy is now commonplace, and that means temporary employees, freelancers, and independent contractors are looking for ways to integrate their payments, and partnering with MSBs is a great way to accomplish that integration. Because MSBs are so diverse in how and what types of payment solutions they offer, there are many reasons your…
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ACH security

ACH Security: Concerns, Tips, & Tricks

The growth of the ACH payment system is amazing, and it looks to keep up this strong growth trend for the foreseeable future. Last month, we discussed some ACH best practices for businesses. And this month we wanted to expand on that. ACH security is a topic that seems to encourage more and more people…
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financial inclusion

Payment Systems & How They Support Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion is a hot topic among payment facilitators and providers right now. This concept includes all the efforts from organizations in the finance field aimed at making their financial products available, accessible, and affordable for all people. There are millions of people in the United States today who are struggling financially. A pandemic combined…
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ach payments

ACH Best Practices for Businesses

ACH payment processing is a great option for businesses of all sizes and industries. But the success and security of ACH transactions start with your business operations. In the 5 years since Same Day ACH was launched, this payment processor has made waves for businesses of all sizes, and the growth is expected to continue.…
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credit card processor

Credit Card Processor Selection: Dos & Don’ts

When it comes to building your business, there are thousands of payment processing options, from things as secure and top-of-the-line as ACH processing to affordable and quick options like Square, PayPal, and more. And while cash-only businesses still exist, in all likelihood, your business (especially if it’s online) completes most transactions with debit, credit, or…
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payments compliance

Payments Compliance Priorities for 2022

Payments compliance is a trending topic for 2022. This is driven by several factors, including cybersecurity concerns as well as shifting consumer demand for specific payment services. Because payment trends are constantly evolving, especially since the pandemic, when huge shifts were made towards more digital payments solutions. Let’s talk about some of the top payments…
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ACH updates

ACH Updates for 2022

Same Day ACH has only been around for just over 5 years, and a lot has changed in that time. ACH volume rose by 75.1% and its value rose by 92.9% in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to recent reports from Nacha and the Federal Reserve. ACH has changed the way we interact with…
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What Payment Types Should My Business Accept?

There are more than 200 different payment types, from cash to ApplePay to Bitcoin. However, it’s not necessary for your business success that you provide your customers with all 200 options. But where does that leave you? As a small or medium-sized business, you don’t have the luxury of trying out different combinations of all…
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cloud payments

Cloud Payments: What This New Era Means for Your Business

Cloud solutions have taken the world by storm recently. In light of the remote work and online shopping trends gaining popularity, cloud payments just make sense. However, each business has its own unique challenges. As cloud payment processing gains momentum, it’s important to take a step back to assess. Here’s what cloud payments can do…
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7 Key Payment Processing Features Your SMB Needs

We’ve already talked about some of the ins and outs of learning how to find the right payment processor for your business. The business world is changing rapidly and there are always new tools and technology that could help you more than your current payment processing platform. When it comes to evolving and growing your…
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check payments

Types of Businesses That Benefit from Check Payments

Depending on the types of businesses and customers you are talking to, check payments are either a huge hassle for little gain, or they are the lifeblood of certain payment programs. However, there are still lots of business types that benefit from check payments. Areas Where Checks Are Still a Dominant Payment Method Many members…
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