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Inside the rise of instant payments

Real-time digital payments have been catching on worldwide for years, but they haven’t made much of a showing in the U.S. — until the launch of FedNow last July. By letting banks and credit unions settle payments any time of the day, as well as on weekends and holidays, FedNow could give an efficiency boost to consumers, companies and the U.S. economy.

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  • Fed seeks 8,000 financial institutions for FedNow
  • ACI CEO weighs in on FedNow, cross-border payments
  • Fed courts nonbanks for FedNow growth
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.