Banking

June 23, 2022

What is PSD3 Likely to be About? The European Commission’s Public and Targeted Consultations on the Review of Directive 2015/2366/EU (PSD2)

Billers

June 20, 2022

Intelligent Collections Drive Better Experiences for Customers That Are Past Due — And Improve Success Rates

Merchants

June 13, 2022

Decrypting Crypto: Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Vision and What it Means Today for Merchants

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Merchants

June 1, 2022

Incremental Learning: The Real-Time Hero Taking on Fraud

Billers

June 20, 2022

Intelligent Collections Drive Better Experiences for Customers That Are Past Due — And Improve Success Rates

The debt collection industry has been growing for years in the U.S., and recent events look set to propel that growth further, with consumers facing economic headwinds such as inflation, as well as the continued follow-on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Billers

May 30, 2022

Payment Operations Failings Are Hurting Subscription Businesses

The latest ACI Speedpay Pulse study reveals that subscription businesses need to drive greater maturity in their payment operations to minimize risks such as involuntary churn. Subscription-based pricing and business models offer customers greater flexibility, while offering companies the chance to generate recurring revenues.

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Billers

April 20, 2022

Are You Keeping Customers Waiting for Faster Disbursements?

The latest ACI Speedpay research reveals a significant gap between consumer expectations and the disbursements experiences offered by many billers. Speed has become a defining factor in the success (or failure) of consumer payment experiences in recent years.

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Banking

March 29, 2022

Real-Time in Real Life: The State of Real-Time Payments in the U.S.

A wave of digital change affecting both real-time payments and consumer behavior has swept across the world since the onset of the pandemic, but this wave was well underway before COVID-19 hit.

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Billers

March 24, 2022

Remote Customer Service Representatives Are Here To Stay – And So Are The Risks

The world has done a spectacular job of embracing remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of jobs – and millions of workers – that previously seemed to be anchored to the workplace or workstation have been liberated.

Billers

February 10, 2022

Speed Is Everything: Why Faster Payments Should Matter to Billers

Developing the best possible payments experience for customers should be top of mind for every biller, and yet, consumers’ expectations for a faster payments process have largely been unmet. A new ACI Speedpay Pulse study reveals that if consumers don’t get what they want, they are willing to go elsewhere in order to get it.

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

Billers

January 4, 2022

10 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

While many are making their resolutions for the upcoming year, organizations of all types must resolve to increase their cybersecurity and vigilance in the face of new and expanding threats. Here are my top 10 cybersecurity predictions for the new year.

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.

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Billers

September 30, 2021

The Role of Real-Time Payments in a Better Future for Bill Management

U.S. consumers are responsible for paying an average of 9.3 bills per month, according to our recent ACI Speedpay® Pulse. From rent and mortgage to utility services and essential subscription services, these payments impact the most essential parts of consumers’ lives.

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Billers

September 9, 2021

Understanding Alternative (Bill) Payment Methods

Apple first introduced Apple Pay on September 9, 2014, promoting it as “a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.

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Billers

August 20, 2021

The U.S. Connected Economy: Making the Case for Real-Time Payments

In today’s “always on” world, consumers expect instant gratification in all areas of an increasingly connected economy. Consumer payments are no exception. Whether it’s making a banking transaction, paying a bill, shopping or dining out, consumers want assurance that the transaction is complete.

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Billers

August 10, 2021

Addressing Security of Bill Payments Before it Slows Down Progression

The latest ACI Speedpay Pulse study on billing, payment and communication trends outlines recent movements in the industry regarding consumer sentiments toward, and use of, mobile wallets, real-time payments and the overall impact of the pandemic.