Real-time payments

'Enough with the scare tactics': Comments of the week


Readers react to Sen. Warren's plan to weed out Washington corruption, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, restricting the Federal Reserve's proposed real-time payments system and more.


15 community banks join The Clearing House’s real-time payments network


Many small banks remain skeptical of the payments network because it is owned and operated by big banks and they are waiting for the Federal Reserve to launch a rival service.


Fiserv updates online bill pay for banks, plans real-time payments


Leveraging new technology and APIs, Fiserv has rolled out CheckFree Next, a major update of the core CheckFree bill payment technology Fiserv acquired in 2007.


Payments system and community banks need FedNow


Congress should get behind the Fed's effort to launch a real-time payments service instead of getting in its way.


U.S. Bank hires real-time payments expert Peter Gordon


U.S. Bank has hired payments veteran Peter Gordon to fill a new post as head of emerging payments product and strategy, tapping his years of experience developing real-time payments technology.


How BBVA picks its fintech partners


Susan French, head of product at BBVA Open Platform, discussed the bank's vetting of fintech partners and how it deals with the competitive threat that their products present.


GOP senators skeptical of Fed's faster payments network


One Republican lawmaker went so far as to suggest that Congress should try to block the central bank's effort, but Democrats said FedNow will promote competition in real-time payments.


Six standout fintechs at Finovate 2019


Here are companies whose strong visions and timely ideas commanded attention at the technology conference in New York this week.


Cross River makes jump to real-time payments. Will other small banks follow?


Increased adoption of The Clearing House’s faster payments system could put pressure on community banks and credit unions awaiting the launch of the Fed’s competing service, FedNow.


Real-time payments: Are we halfway there?


The promise of real-time payments and the reality of the market are often at odds. That’s not a bad thing — it’s a sign there are pockets of demand that weren’t originally foreseen.