All About Payments

Digital payments are not only a reality, they are an increasingly important force in the evolution of consumer and business relationships with a bank.

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Prepare Your Digital Payments Strategy

ICBA Bancard Digital Payments Strategy Guide is a unique interactive tool, designed in partnership with Aite Group, that helps community banks create a custom digital payments strategy for their consumer customers.

As community banks evolve to meet their customers’ diverse payments needs, a payments strategy can help align disparate initiatives—creating a roadmap that feeds into a bank’s strategic plan and expedites its execution.


Is your digital payments strategy on par?

1. Login and Read the Guide

This guide and assessment is available exclusively for ICBA Bancard clients. It will be released to all ICBA members on November 4, 2019.


2. Take the Assessment 

  • What you need to take the assessment

3. See where your bank falls on the digital payments spectrum

For questions about this digital payments strategy assessment, contact

Submit your email address to be notified when the Digital Payments Strategy Assessment is available to ICBA members.



Educational Papers, Webinars and Training

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Payments Policy & Advocacy Efforts

The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) is a new membership organization established so Americans can safely and securely pay anyone, anywhere, at any time and with near-immediate funds availability.

Learn more about the U.S. Faster Payments Council

The Federal Reserve Payments Study is an ongoing effort to quantify aggregate payment volumes, payments fraud, and related information in the United States, offering a periodic benchmark of developments in the U.S. payments system to policymakers, the industry, and the public.

Learn more about the Federal Reserve Payments Study

Read ICBA's  2019 policy resolutions on: