Items Tagged with 'Payment systems'


  • Ventanex launches PaymentIQ smart exception processing for consumer lenders

    Solution streamlines resolution, tracking of bankruptcy checks, payoffs, money orders, rejected items
    Smart transaction technology company and HW Tech100 winner Ventanex has launched PaymentIQ, a new solution that powers auto-posting and smart workflow of exception items. By enabling the application of processing methodology to cash services, PaymentIQ eliminates much of the manual work needed to correctly route, process and post exception items, the company said.
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  • RealPage continues growing, set to acquire ClickPay for $218 million

    Acquisition will be company’s fifth since 2017
    RealPage, a provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, went on quite the run of acquisitions last year, acquiring four different companies throughout the year. As it turns out, RealPage isn’t done yet. The company announced Friday that it is acquiring ClickPay, an electronic payment platform servicing 2.3 million units across the multifamily, HOA, condominium and co-op segments of real estate, in a $218 million deal.
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  • BBVA to roll out more human-like ATMs

    Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria [stock BBV][/stock], more commonly known as BBVA, is rolling out a new kind of "concept" automated teller machine designed to give users a more personal banking experience. "BBVA is constantly looking for ways to strengthen relations with its customers and the project was not how to further automate the terminal, but how to humanize the machine," commented Vicente Amores, NCR's global director for BBVA.
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  • Wells Fargo unveils Wachovia ATMs...wait, what?

    Wells Fargo is in the midst of rolling out its new Envelope-FreeSM ATMs all across the country. Now, many people are thrilled, as you can see from conversations on The Wells Fargo-Wachovia blog about the subject. Frank from Miami said, "the atm is AWESOME! Extremely easy to use." Melinda said, "I love these new ATMs -- they indeed save time and are a great addition."
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  • New Service Touts Mortgage Payments by Credit Card

    If borrowers can pay their mortgage via credit card, will they? One company, San Francisco-based ChargeSmart LLC, is betting that the answer is "yes." The company, whose service also targets auto and student loans as well as utility bills, said Wednesday morning that it will allow borrowers to pay their mortgage via a Visa or MasterCard through a network of more than 4,000 billers across the United States.
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  • Is Paying Your Mortgage With a Credit Card a Good Idea?

    American Banker ran an interesting story today (subscription required) about the emergence of credit card payments as an option for settling borrowers' monthly mortgage payments -- a story that I'd first blogged about way back in May when American Express was piloting a credit card payment program of its own with American Home and Indymac.
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  • American Home, IndyMac: Cash or Credit?

    Interesting news from my favorite online stock site, which says that American Home and IndyMac are set to accept American Express for a mortgage payment. Talk about piling debt on top of debt: American Express is "trying to get into recurring payments" by encouraging card members to charge things such as gas bills and rent, says Sanjay Sakhrani, an analyst at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
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