Blog

Stay connected. Get the latest delivered to your inbox.

  • 30 Aug 2021 What Are Payment Rails? When a payment is initiated online or at the point of sale, payment rails transmit an intricate flow of information and instructions between relevant parties. Our blog examines three US payment rails – ACH, card networks, and RTP.

  • 08 Jul 2021 Ditching Paper Checks for Digital Disbursements: 5 Use Cases Paper checks are still a go-to for personal and professional debts, but they have their flaws. Here are five use cases where Digital Disbursements can eliminate paper checks for B2C payouts.

  • 17 May 2021 Payments Modernization: An Account Holder View Having a unified, consistent experience is the key to the future success of your institution. But what does that mean from the perspective of your account holders?

  • 03 May 2021 What Are Digital Disbursements? Digital disbursements have emerged as a user-friendly alternative to paper checks for B2C payouts. What are digital disbursements? Our blog shares four things to know.

  • 14 Apr 2021 Faster Tax Refunds Using real-time payment rails could result in tax refunds finding their way from the IRS to your bank account in just a few seconds.

  • 05 Apr 2021 What Faster Payments Can Do for Your Industry Whether it’s a financial institution, merchant, government entity, or individual, there are use cases for faster payments that touch all of us. Alacriti’s Payment Practice Lead, Mark Ranta, discusses more in this blog.

  • 16 Feb 2021 Poky Stimulus Checks—An Argument for Payment Modernization The U.S. has a disbursements problem characterized by a reliance on physical payment media, vague or siloed payments data, and a lack of multichannel support. In this blog, we discuss how to solve this problem.

  • 13 Oct 2020 Alacriti Insurance Series Part III: How Digital Disbursements Extend a Lifeline While Controlling Costs Insurance companies looking to deliver fast and efficient payouts to policyholders should consider digital disbursements. This blog makes the case for why.

  • 18 Dec 2019 2019 Year in Review: Faster Payments, Digital Disbursements, and CAU In 2019, we reported on significant developments in the billing and payments ecosystem in areas including faster payments, digital disbursements, and card account updater. Here’s a look back at key themes we explored in our blog.

  • 06 Nov 2019 What We Learned at AFP 2019 Alacriti attended sessions at AFP 2019 dedicated to the latest in payments. Our blog shares lessons learned about paper checks, refunds, and why it’s more important than ever to embrace payments innovation.

  • 15 Oct 2019 A Look at P2P Payments Person-to-person (P2P) payments are becoming more popular as consumers switch from physical payment methods like cash and cards to digital alternatives. Read about two of the biggest P2P solutions, Venmo and Zelle, in our blog.

  • 27 Jun 2019 P&C Insurance: Consumer Bill Payment Preferences & What’s Ahead (Webinar Recap) What’s ahead for the Property and Casualty Insurance sector? Alacriti hosted a webinar that explored bill payment preferences, blockchain, cloud computing, and digital disbursements. Read our recap.

  • 07 Mar 2019 Webinar Recap: Why businesses need to embrace Digital Disbursements. Now. There are significant benefits to be gained by businesses that transition away from paper checks and toward Digital Disbursements for B2C payouts. Our webinar recording makes the case for making the switch.