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Make 2024 the Year You Become Accredited

UMACHA offers comprehensive exam preparation training to help individuals aspiring to obtain their AAP, APRP, and NCP designations.

Navigating the Fast Lane: The State of Faster Payments

2023 has been a transformative year for payments as together we have reached several milestones related to Same Day ACH, the RTP network, and the FedNow Service.

Proof of Authorization Complaints Keeping System of Fines Busy

It’s an issue vexing financial institutions big and small—while keeping Nacha’s National System of Fines busy handling disputes: proof of authorization.

ACH Contact Registry Spot Checks Ramping Up

“We’re increasing our efforts to verify the data in the ACH Contact Registry,” said Lorie Nash, AAP, APRP, Nacha Senior Director, Compliance.

Growing Global Cybersecurity Success During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Now in its 20th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023 is highlighting the growing importance of cybersecurity and important steps to stay safe online.

Navigating the Maze: Explore UMACHA's Compliance Services

At UMACHA, we strive to help create peace of mind by sharing knowledge, and oftentimes this is done through the compliance services we offer.

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Upcoming Events

2023 ACH Recap (Free to AAPs)

As 2023 comes to a close, let's talk about what happened this year in the world of ACH.  This is a great opportunity to receive 1 additional AAP/APRP CEC on the house from...

Rule Breakers: How Nacha's System of Fines and Arbitration Resolve Issues

Of course, we know you would never break the rules… but what happens when you are party to an ACH transaction where another financial institution does not appear to be complying...

ACH Origination & ODFI Basics Workshop (Virtual)

Originating Depository Financial Institutions (ODFIs) carry a significant number of warranties within the ACH network.  Do you know what they are and what you are liable for when...

ACH RDFI Workshop (Virtual)

If you are new to ACH Operations, serve as backup when coworkers go on vacation, or just want to know more about ACH processing, this course will give you an in-depth look at your obligations,...

Lunch Table Talk (6-Part Webinar Series)

UMACHA Members are invited to join us for this lunchtime session to talk about current events in the payment world.  UMACHA staff will moderate and add their experiences as well....

The Many Colors of Check Fraud

While check volume continues to decrease, check fraud is on the rise.  It comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors...more or less.  Join Kate Cole from FRPA for this webinar...

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