Emerging Payments: Education and News Portal


The Emerging Payments Portal is EPCOR’s new one-stop shop for members to find information on the latest developments in emerging payment trends and technology impacting financial institutions and end users. This page includes resources, featured articles and an event schedule to help financial institutions and their customers obtain need-to-know information about emerging payments. All questions regarding emerging payments, or suggestions for future features, can be directed to Brian Laverdure, AAP, EPCOR Director, Emerging Payments Education.

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Faster Payments Task Force Releases Final Report

Faster Payments Taskforce

The Faster Payments Task Force has released its long-awaited final report, The U.S. Path to Faster Payments, Final Report Part Two: A Call to Action. The comprehensive report reviews 16 faster payment solutions proposals and assessments, addresses challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and presents the 10 Faster Payment Task Force goals and recommendations for the industry.

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Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System: Federal Reserve Next Steps in the Payments Improvement Journey

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You can also submit your questions about the Federal Reserve’s payments improvement efforts to Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President, Esther George and Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jay Powell.

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Cash Holdings: A New View on Cash

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FedPayments Improvement

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Federal Reserve Bank Same Day ACH Resource Center

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NACHA Same Day ACH Resource Center

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OCC Office of Innovation

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Federal Reserve Payments Study

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Featured Articles

The Federal Reserve and Its Next Steps

This has been a busy summer in the world of faster payments! In July, the Faster Payments Task Force released its much-anticipated second report entitled The U.S. Path to Faster Payments, Final Report Part Two: A Call to Action. This report was the capstone in all the hard work of the task force since its inception in 2015 and represented a true leap forward for the industry...

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Confronting a Fear of the Unknown: Addressing Safety and Security in Faster Payments

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Cash, Consumer Preference, and Electronic Payments

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APIs – What's the Buzz All About?

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Featured Publication

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EPCOR’s 2017 Benchmarking Study Results Now Available

Find out what similar financial institutions are doing in the payments field.
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New to Faster Payments

Faster Payments Glossary

Learn the terms, review the systems, know their differences and similarities.

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NACHA Intro to Faster Payments

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What's Happening?

Faster Payments: A Call to Action

November 20

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