Did you know that setting up a validation file with CheckAlt prevents rejections and manual repair of lockbox payments, thus improving cash flow and avoiding late fees?
Examining today’s economy as a whole, 55-65 percent of bill payments are conducted online through a biller’s website. Electronic payments are the top choice among consumers, with paying by mail or in person becoming less frequently selected options. But when the economy is viewed by industry sector, it becomes clear that property management turns that trend on its head.
In the payments processing industry, lockbox services providers can sometimes take months to set up and begin processing volumes of complex payments and remittance. When CheckAlt sets up a new lockbox client, it can take as little as seven days.
To remain competitive in our tech-driven economy, businesses want to provide their customers the freedom to pay for products and services utilizing any method. Those businesses are choosing banks that make it easy for them to view and manage every electronic and paper payment they receive.
A decade after the global financial crisis, the steady growth seen in the financial sector should be viewed with cautious optimism. Credit unions must stay laser-focused on pivoting toward digital transformation to manage evolving risks, push efficiency, and actually benefit from current growth opportunities—before the economy changes course.
Customer expectations are advancing faster than ever before. They don’t have the time or patience to be slowed by dated technology—they demand time-efficient interactions with their financial institution, and access to data at their fingertips. If customer expectations aren’t met, you can’t expect their loyalty for a lifetime.
Did you know that regulators are pushing for faster electronic payments for all Americans by 2020?
Though Americans are still writing billions of checks per year—2.5 billion, to be precise, according to market research firm Aite Group—financial institutions across the country are helping their customers switch to electronic payments with CheckAlt’s LoanPay.
How This Boutique Bank Got One-Fifth of Its Client Base to Switch from Paper to Digital in Just 8 Months
Converting bank clients who have traditionally paid by check to an electronic payment system isn’t easy. Though after integrating CheckAlt’s LoanPay solution, The Upstate National Bank was able to transition 20 percent of its client base—many of whom were wary of electronic payments—from paper payments to digital transactions.