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Banking

October 27, 2021

Four Reasons Banks and Financial Institutions Should Fight Fraud in Real Time

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Banking

October 22, 2021

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

Data Security

Merchants

October 18, 2021

Data Is Evolving – Are Your Fraud Prevention Services Keeping Pace?

Cybercrime

Banking

October 6, 2021

Where Payments Move Freely, Fraud Moves Fast: How to Clamp Down on Real-Time Fraud

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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.

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Billers

June 30, 2021

Mobile Wallet Payments Are on the Rise — But What About for Bill Pay?

While consumers have spent more time at home and more time on their mobile devices, a growing number of them have set up mobile bill notifications — and billers need to take notice, especially when it comes to advances like mobile wallets.

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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.

Prime Time for Real-Time

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

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Billers

April 7, 2021

Utilities: It’s Time to Put Your Arrears Behind You

As the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic left many utilities customers financially insecure and unable to pay their bills, states across the country issued unprecedented moratoriums on utility shutoffs.

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Billers

April 1, 2021

How to Resolve Delayed Mail Issues with Digital Payments

In light of the pandemic, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been facing its own crisis. In late December 2020, only 38 percent of non-local first-class mail arrived on time, compared with 92 percent during the same time period in 2019.

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Billers

February 26, 2021

Data Security Is Table Stakes for Bill Payment – Communication Can Be the Competitive Differentiator

More than 80 percent of consumers are at least somewhat concerned about online identity theft, and nearly half are concerned about the safety of their personal information when paying online, according to the latest ACI Speedpay Pulse.

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

December 9, 2020

Billing Experts Predict Consumers Will Be Driving Force Behind Payments Industry Changes in 2021

As we near the end of 2020, the pandemic and its resulting economic fallout continue to wreak havoc: COVID-19 cases are increasing, raising concerns about an economic recession and instilling uncertainty among consumers about their financial security. In fact, 15 percent of consumers who responded to a recent ACI Speedpay Pulse survey reported that the pandemic was a direct factor in missing a bill payment. And of those consumers who currently have past-due payments, more than a third believe it will take them at least six months to catch up on late bills.

Billers

December 1, 2020

Customer Experience: A Key Ingredient for Biller Success

Today’s consumers are looking for fast and seamless experiences across the board, including when it comes to making bill payments. Understandably, slow and inconvenient experiences lead to lost loyalty and likely attrition – especially with consumers paying up to 10 bills per month, according to recent findings from the ACI Speedpay Pulse.