Cashing checks In Canada Every year at Christmas, my 82 year old Grandmother gives each of her children’s families a check, and every year, she gets more and more anxious when it takes longer than a week for the money to come out of her account. We all live hectic lives, and many times, getting … Read more
check security has improved significantly over the last several decades. One interesting feature that you want to make sure your check provider includes is invisible fluorescent fibers. This small security element can prevent a stolen check from being falsified or forged and can mean all the difference in protecting both the payer and the recipient. These fluorescent … Read more
Starting a new business is a really exciting process, but several crucial steps need to be followed to become properly incorporated. Selecting the corporate name, completing the articles of incorporation, obtaining the necessary permits and opening a corporate bank account are all essential parts of the process. Corporate Jurisdiction Entrepreneurs have the right to incorporate … Read more
checks no longer need to be a boring piece of stationery. In today’s world you can customize them with cool backgrounds, colours and even a special message to promote the business. While customizing checks can be fun, here are a few essentials to keep in mind. Online check Printing Services Online check printing services are … Read more
Is it time to order checks for your accounting software? Maybe you have been using the software but not using the check printing feature. Good news, you don’t need to order expensive checks through the software company or from your bank. Companies like check Print Solutions can provide the same quality, if not better, for … Read more
While many check manufacturers incorporate security features with their checks not all are compliant with CPA check standards and some may not actually help with check fraud. Here is a comparison of different check security features to help you cut through the confusion. According to statistics, 64% of check fraud affects the scammed victims. Therefore, … Read more
You’re leaking data every day, from the moment you wake up—and hit snooze on your smartphone alarm—to the moment you turn on the heat — and Smart Grid knows your home for the night. How much data do you leak? One terabyte. (That’s a lot.) Find out more!
Visa has announced a new Prepaid Clearinghouse Service – “a centralized database that allows financial institutions, processors and prepaid program managers to share prepaid card data such as enrollments, load funding, suspected fraudulent information and previously reported fraud on existing card accounts.” Visa says the new service will provide information sharing to better identify and stop fraudulent … Read more
It’s tough being a Canadian bank these days, what with the lackluster economy and the leveraged-to-the-hilt consumer. That’s been the story for the past two years but somehow, each quarter, players manage to squeeze out better-than-expected results. Read full article!
A recent poll by American Banker Magazine reported on the impressions of the future of banking and generated some interesting perspectives about what the future will be like. While there were several insights, one comment especially captured the essence of the future! Read the whole article on Bank Innovation!