Sunday , October 22, 2017

Electronic Bill Payment

While Lauding a Strong Quarter, PayPal Brass Looks to ‘Monetize’ Venmo And Launch NFC

With Venmo accounting for a swiftly growing share of PayPal’s total payment volume, the company’s top brass left no doubt on Thursday they are eager to start making the peer-to-peer payment service start paying its way. “We [now] begin to monetize Venmo,” PayPal chief executive Dan Schulman told equity analysts …

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A Year After Same-Day Credits, the ACH Gets Set to Launch Same-Day Debits Friday

The nation’s automated clearing house network launches same-day clearing and settlement on Friday for debit transactions, and top officials at NACHA say the Herndon, Va.-based network administrator is making final preparations. “We’re looking forward to tomorrow,” Jane Larimer, chief operating officer and general counsel at NACHA, told Digital Transactions News …

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Biller Sites Are Running the Table When It Comes to Bill Pay

In the battle over online bill payments, biller sites have been beating bank and third-party sites handily, but now the battle has turned into a rout. Biller sites accounted for fully 73% of online bills paid by consumers last year, up from 62% in 2010, according to a report from …

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A $233-Million Deal for TIO Networks Catapults PayPal Into a Race for Bill-Pay Volume

By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews PayPal Holdings Inc., which hasn’t been shy about laying out big money to enter new businesses, said on Tuesday it will shell out $233 million to buy TIO Networks Corp., a cloud-based processor that will deepen PayPal’s penetration of the bill-payment market. The acquisition is expected …

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Biller Bill-Pay Sites Crush Bank Sites While Both Camps Look to Faster-Payment Offerings

In the battle over online bill payments, biller sites have been beating bank and third-party sites handily, but now the battle has turned into a rout. Biller sites accounted for fully 73% of online bills paid by consumers last year, up from 62% in 2010, according to a report released …

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Bill Pay, Mobile Deposit Among the Most Popular Features of Banks’ Mobile Apps

Bill payment continues to reign as the most-used payments feature of banks’ mobile apps, but mobile deposit and person-to-person payments are coming on strong, according to new findings from research firm Celent and FI Navigator Corp. The “Mobile Banking Quantified” study by Celent, a division of New York City-based of Oliver …

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Two Weeks From D-Day, Same-Day ACH Clearing Looks Routine So Far

By John Stewart@DTPaymentNews For all the widespread anticipation of same-day settlement on the automated clearing house network, the first two weeks of faster processing has been a relatively quiet affair, bank executives and other experts tell Digital Transactions News. But that doesn’t mean a number of pressing questions aren’t hovering …

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On the Eve of Same-Day Clearing, ‘Excitement Is Palpable’ at ACH Nerve Center

By John Stewart@DTPaymentNews Same-day processing starts Friday on the nation’s automated clearing house network, and months of preparation and planning appear to be paying off.  “Everybody is heads-down getting it done. We haven’t been getting any SOS calls,” Jane Larimer, executive vice president of network services at NACHA, the governing …

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Choice Is the Operative Word in Bill Payments, Fiserv Survey Finds

Consumers increasingly want choice in bill payments, according to findings from a new study by Fiserv Inc. The bank and payment processor’s Eighth Annual Billing Household Survey found that the average number of payment methods consumers use monthly rose from 2.9 in 2014 to 3.6 in 2015, a 24% increase. …

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Known for Its Mobile-Deposit App, Ingo Money Adds a Unique Check-Splitting Feature

Ingo Money Inc. this week introduced a feature on its 3-year-old mobile app that allows users to split check deposits across multiple accounts, including bank accounts, prepaid cards, bill payments, and PayPal. Using Ingo’s decision engine and bank integrations, the feature also offers immediate, guaranteed funds availability. The feature works …

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