None at this time.

None at this time.

Tax Refund Exceptions

On-Demand – 1.5 hours - AAP/APRP Credits 1.8

During tax filing season, many questions arise related to the posting or return of tax refund payments. Tax scams tend to rise during tax season. We will provide updates on Rules and Regulations surrounding the handling of tax refund exceptions, RDFI warranties and liabilities and tax fraud update. If you need better understanding on how to handle these payments and ways to combat the tax scams, this training is for you!

1.8 AAP/APRP Continuing Education Credits


Federal Government Payments

On-Demand - AAP Credits 1.0

This session discusses the processing of Federal Government ACH payments. Understanding the fundamental differences of Federal Government Payments will impact a financial institution’s ACH operations and assist in preventing unnecessary losses. This session will cover important topics such as automated enrollment (ENR), paper and paperless enrollments, notifications of change (NOC), death notification entries (DNE), return items and most importantly, reclamations.



FedNow 2-Part Series

On-Demand - AAP/APRP Credits 2.4

Part 1 – Get to Know FedNow, Now

Ready to learn about the Federal Reserve's FedNow faster, instant, real-time payment channel/ system coming to the U.S.?

FedNow has the potential to forever change how payments process and flow in the U.S., but yet there are so many questions when it comes to FedNow!  What is it, what’s in it for me and more, but just where are the answers?

Join the Payments Professor to answer the questions everyone is asking about FedNow. 

What is FedNow?

Who can and how will they access FedNow?

Why now and when will it be available?

What features and functionality will be included?

What does this mean to other faster payment options?

When will it be available?

Part 2 – FedNow Prepare Now

What can I do now to prepare for FedNow? Start by learning about the different participation types that will be available, what use cases you will want to support, how settlement will work, what the reconciliation process will be like, including the reports available. Then get an understanding of the participant availability requirements and other issues that impact the technical side of offering an always on, always available instant payment system. Then make sure you know the fraud controls and data security requirements. Where can you learn all of this? In this one-hour session with the Payments Professor.


Kevin Olsen, AAP, NCP, APRP, CHPC
The Payments Professor



FPP Certification - Module 1

Validate Your Faster Payments Expertise

Faster payments are here to stay, and with Same Day ACH, RTP®—plus whatever comes next—it’s more important than ever to be prepared.

The Faster Payments Professional (FPP) certificate is a first-of-its-kind program providing professionals with holistic views of faster payments and getting them acquainted with current offerings. Earning this certificate demonstrates your proficiency in the faster payments field. The certificate program will be offered in three (3) separate modules.  Each module will include a series of pre-recorded webinars that allows for self-paced study.  Once each module is complete, there is a short quiz. Once all modules and quizzes are complete, one final certification exam will be offered. 

Each module will be sold separately.

Module 1: Faster Payments Fundamentals (Release Date: April 3, 2023)

  • Terminology
  • Platforms and Platform Basics
  • Defining Participants and Participant Roles
  • Technology
  • Basic Rules and Regulations


OFAC Compliance

On-Demand - AAP Credits 1.2

OFAC (The Office of Foreign Assets Control) administers and enforces economic sanctions programs primarily against countries and groups of individuals, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers. OFAC responsibilities for a financial institution vary depending on whether the transaction is considered domestic or international. This webcast will cover your responsibilities when handling international transactions and address possible liabilities when posting prohibited transactions.


P2P Applications

On-Demand - AAP Credits .60

Person-to-Person (P2P) payments, that allow a person to transfer funds from their account to another individuals account via a mobile device, are quickly gaining acceptance and use. Payment options from FinTech providers like PayPal, Venmo, Facebook Messenger, Snap Cash and Apple Pay Cash are meeting your accountholder’s payments needs and taking away deposits from your financial institution. In response, Early Warning has developed Zelle; a P2P option that can integrate with your on-line banking application. This session will provide an overview of the most common P2P applications, allowing you to better understand the potential impacts to your organization.


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