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Checks Haven’t Checked Out. They’ve Evolved

When debit cards hit the streets in the ’90s, the mighty check saw its role in financial transactions diminish. Fewer and fewer retail outlets take checks these days, but they haven’t completely checked out, not by a long shot. They’ve just evolved and the latest data from the Federal Reserve might have some surprising results…

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Recap of 2017: Sharing Our Top Five Blogs From the Year

Well, the end of the year is quickly approaching which is a great time to recap another great year for our blog. I just wrapped up my fifth year of being editor of the blog and I am excited about some of the changes we’ve seen this year. We did a reorganization of the existing…

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RDC Hits Maturity…Or Has It?

Analysts predict 10% annual growth in desktop RDC and staggering $768 million mRDC revenue opportunity Maturity. Eventually, it sneaks up on all of us, whether we calculate that milestone by age, state-of-mind, or simply lessons learned. Trading the bachelor sports car for a family minivan, for instance, or becoming the mentor instead of the mentee….

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The Paper Check Lives: Why the Check Decline Slowed in 2016

You might not yet have seen the results of the new Federal Reserve Payments Study; after all, the summary was released just before the long Christmas holiday. But when you do, one thing that will stand out is the tremendous good fortune of the check – which had been on a collision course with irrelevance…

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Fewer Checks Being Written Isn’t Adding Up to Less Check Fraud

Check use continues to decline — albeit at a decreasing pace. Wouldn’t it be logical to assume that check fraud will also diminish accordingly? Not so, according to data compiled by Bluepoint Solutions and presented in their whitepaper “Cheating with Checks.” The authors found evidence that check fraud is an even greater risk to a…

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Checks Are Dead? Does This Still Count as News?

Apple Pay will change the world. Square Cash, Venmo and Snapcash will revolutionize how consumers split a lunch check. The rise of mobile payment options will kill checks faster than Kim Kardashian ends a marriage. Blah, blah, blah. We see so many articles and blogs on the supposed impending demise of paper checks that they don’t…

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