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CSG Forte Insights is a collection of industry news and perspectives to help navigate the payments landscape.

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Understanding Multichannel Payments

Today, customers use multiple channels to engage, transact, and pay bills. A McKinsey study found that 82% of Americans use digital payments. These digital payments encompass browser-based or in-app payments, in-store checkouts using mobile devices or QR codes, and person-to-person payments (P2Ps). Customers appreciate the convenience and ability to make payments in multiple ways when transacting. They […]

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Optimize the Payment Journey for Your Customers

Customer payment experiences have evolved in recent years. Digital payments are leading the pack, providing multiple ways for users to transact with businesses. By optimizing the payment journey for your customers, you can enhance their experiences and reduce late payments. What Is the Payment Journey? The payment journey is the path customers take when buying a product […]

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A Guide to Avoiding Payment Reversals

Payment reversals challenge organizations of all sizes. Many companies even allocate a monthly budget to payment reversals. They may be a frustrating part of your own business—and depending on your organization’s services or products, you may have a higher likelihood of experiencing payment reversals. The good news is that avoiding payment reversals is possible. This […]

A Mid-Year Outlook of the Payments Landscape

Jeff Kump, President, CSG Forte   We’re halfway through 2023 and it’s amazing how much has changed these past 6 months, both in terms of the business landscape and the current economic environment. Before heading into the second half of the year, I think it’s important to pause and look at how the payments industry […]

What Are Electronic Payments and How Can They Help Your Business?

Imagine. You want to purchase a doughnut at the local bakery, but instead of handing over your credit card, you reach into your pocket and pull out a few grains you picked on your farm earlier that day. After all, the baker can use the grains to make more dough. Seems crazy, right? However, the […]

Explore the Value of ACH Payments Between Businesses

ACH payments are a modern and secure method for processing fund transfers. Explore the value of this payment type for transactions between businesses.   What Are Business to Business ACH Payments? Business to business ACH payments are electronic fund transfers between two companies. These electronic transfers occur in the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network and […]

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