To paraphrase the movie “Top Gun” … “We feel the need … the need for speed.” The payments ecosystem now prizes quickness above all things in a time of cash flow shortages, where each paper check takes an eternity — assuming it arrives at all.
Clearly, paper checks aren’t cutting it anymore. We’ve evolved. It’s time to embrace it, especially for financial institutions (FIs) and adjacent players that intend to stay relevant in this market.
“Financial institutions (FIs) and other financial services providers are looking to help meet the need for speed by leveraging various faster payment rails that support an array of payment methods,” according to PYMNTS’ latest Real-Time Payments Report done in collaboration with The Clearing House.