Steve Mountz

Product Marketing Manager at ACI Worldwide

Steve is a seasoned marketing professional with an extensive background in driving usage and adoption of financial products and services including credit cards, mobile/online bill payment, and card-based reward programs.

Articles by Steve Mountz

Billers

December 13, 2021

Billing and Payment Experts Share Their Top Two Predictions for ‘22

With just a few days left in 2021, many consumers (and businesses) are ready to wrap up another challenging year and start fresh in 2022. In the world of bill pay, 2021 certainly sent many waves to billers in all industries in the form of mail delays, staffing challenges, and rising costs.

Filling out taxes

Billers

May 5, 2021

Exploring the Current State of Property Tax Payments

People across the U.S. may disagree on the best style of pizza, or whether to call it soda or pop, but they’re fully united in their desire for simple, convenient property tax payments.

Billers

December 21, 2020

12 Ways Americans Changed How They Pay in 2020

ACI experts recently shared their predictions and industry expectations for billing and payments in 2021 and beyond.

Billers

August 11, 2020

Age Matters: Generational Preferences in Bill Payments

Digitalization has taken the mainstage in the payments industry due to changing consumer preferences and now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, necessity. According to the 2020 ACI Speedpay Pulse report, one in four consumers has increased their usage of the biller’s website to pay bills, while one in five has decreased the number of payments they send by mail or make in person at a physical location. In addition, more consumers prefer digital statements (48.2%) to paper statements (25%), while around a quarter prefer to receive both digital and paper (26.8%).

Billers

July 14, 2020

Going Digital at the Deadline: America’s Electronic Tax Revolution

The Beatles once famously sang, "I'm the taxman, and you’re working for no one but me.” Though the sentiment may be true, governments looking to drive more on-time collections must also accommodate shifting citizen tax and bill payment preferences.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?