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We are excited to announce the new Videos Illuminating Payments (VIP) Program powered by SFE and the Payments Professor, Kevin Olsen.

VIP participants will receive in-depth training on topics like the FedNowSM Service, faster payments strategy, and check fraud. Each on-demand series is broken down into short sessions to make it easier to learn on a tight schedule.

Enrollment will open and more information will be shared soon!

Payment Channels in the U.S.

This series is a new SFE member benefit!

Have you ever wondered what a payment channel is or how they operate? What payment channels are available? There are the old tried and true channels - checks, ACH, cards, wires, and of course, cash. We can't forget about our new channel - Real-Time Payments. What about alternative and emerging payments? Join the Payments Professor to get answers to these questions and more.

FedNow Know Now

This is the first course of its kind about the Federal Reserve's FedNow faster, instant, real-time payment channel / system coming to the U.S.

In this course, you will learn everything currently available to help you stay aware and up-to-date. By the end of this course, you will be able to answer these questions and more!

  • What is the FedNow Service?
  • Who can and how will they access the FedNow network?
  • Why now, and when will it be available?
  • What features and functionality will be included?
  • What does this mean for other faster payment options?
  • What should we be doing now to prepare?

FedNow Prepare Now

This course will go into how your organization can use the Federal Reserve's FedNow Service. We will discuss:

  • Payments flow
  • Preparing and planning
  • Vendor solutions
  • Settlement, liquidity, and reporting
  • Security and fraud controls

Faster Payment Strategy

Join the Payments Professor to learn how to develop a successful faster payment strategy, adoption, and how it will impact your organization and all its stakeholders.

Check Fraud

This course will take you through the different types of check fraud and tips for handling these situations, including:

  • Theft
  • Counterfeit
  • Forgery
  • Consumer, business, and financial institution check fraud

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