2014 Compliance Symposium

The essential key to your successful regulatory exam and data security program

Lock IconPlan to attend our ninth annual Compliance Symposium to hear industry updates and network with your peers. This event is a key component as you prepare for your next regulatory exam. AAPs can earn up to 7.2 continuing education credits – Sign up today!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Maple Grove, MN
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Fargo, ND Register Here Button

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April is National PayItGreen Month

Pay It Green Logo 2014

PayItGreen is an environmental initiative dedicated to providing information that will help businesses and consumers make the switch from paper to electronic payments, statements and bills. We provide research, calculators, and marketing tools you need to motivate your consumers to convert to paperless transactions.

UMACHA is a PayItGreen-Approved organization. Are you? Become a PayItGreen-Approved organization today!

How can we promote this initiative in our daily business activities? Reduce paper waste and encourage the use of Direct Deposit/Direct Payment via ACH!

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2014 Fraud Symposium

CyberFraud Circle PicBecome aware of the latest criminal activities in the industry surrounding internet and check fraud. You’ll receive a number of tips on how to help prevent fraud from happening to you and your financial institution. The highlights of the day will be a general session involving a hands-on hacking experience, and go home with an adjustable 8x zoom magnifying cube used to help detect fraudulent checks! This full-day symposium will be a real eye-opener for all attendees!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Marquette, MI
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Duluth, MN 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Moorhead, MN 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - Bloomington, MN 

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Payments University 2014 Banner

Payments University is a unique learning experience that is not a conference or a symposium; this is a two-day training event filled with several topics in two tracks. Choose sessions from either track to fit your own learning needs. Return each year to refresh your payments knowledge as the rules change.

This is a great way to earn AAP continuing education credits; and training may also qualify for NCP & CCM/CTP credits!

Thursday & Friday, May 15 & 16, 2014 - Bloomington, MN
Wednesday & Thursday, November 5 & 6, 2014 - Fargo, ND

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UMACHA's 40th Anniversary

UMACHA 40th AnniversaryThe Upper Midwest Automated Clearing House Association (UMACHA) was founded on January 11, 1974, the same year the National Automated Clearing House Association came into existence. For the past forty years, UMACHA has served the 9th Federal Reserve District (Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, the upper portion of Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan), as its Regional Payments Association.

Today, UMACHA is known for our extensive knowledge base, licensed education & superb training, elite compliance services, and national representation in the payments industry. UMACHA is also celebrating the 10th year anniversary of its Compliance Services Department this year!


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