Free Resource: PCI Compliance Checklist for Government Organizations

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The standards for PCI compliance can be complicated, especially when trying to decipher the legal, technical and banking language surrounding this topic.  CORE aims to make it easier for government organizations to meet PCI compliance and to remove the complexity surrounding program’s requirements. One way we can do that is to provide a PCI compliance … Read more

6 Ways Using Bill Paying Services Increases Citizen Engagement

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Organizations across industries struggle to engage their customers. We live in an increasingly busy world, meaning it’s increasingly difficult and important to capture your audience’s attention. For government agencies and departments, this means improving the experience across the board to increase citizen engagement.  Streamlining billing and payment processes are often overlooked, but they are among … Read more

How Government Municipalities Can Use Bill Paying Service Solutions to Serve Underbanked Citizens

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In 2019, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) surveyed the use of banking and financial services in households. They found that 5.4% of US households were unbanked, the lowest recorded percentage since the survey’s inception in 2009.  Accessibility is the main issue for the underbanked. Finding convenient and secure access to banking and bill paying … Read more

How Disconnected Payment Processes Hurt Everyone

Just as most businesses must prioritize a streamlined payment process for customers, it’s critical for government agencies, departments etc. But what most teams miss is that a disconnected payment process can hurt everyone at the organization, not just your customer or citizen experience. Internal chaos creates challenges for everyone on the team. And the impact … Read more

2023 Payment Processing Trends Across Industries

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past several years, things can change rapidly in the tech world. And every time we push the boundaries of technology further, we raise consumer expectations. This is a formula that applies to payment processing technology across several industries. Keeping up with those advancements and trends is critical … Read more

How Better Payment Experiences Drives Efficiency for Your Customers and Team 

We’ve modernized shopping with the click of a button and package delivery the next day.  We’ve even modernized the art of ordering takeout. Another click of the button and a delivery right at our doorstep.  We’ve managed to modernize nearly everything, from our taxes to drive-thru pharmacies to real-time doorbell monitoring cameras. And yet, many businesses struggle to … Read more

eBook Recap: Secure Payment Systems: Finding the Right One for Your Constituents

Finding the right payment system for your residents can be a significant obstacle. Many government organizations struggle to overcome the challenge, but CORE has an eBook on this topic that breaks down your options in detail. Read this summary of our eBook to help you determine the best secure payment systems for government organizations. An … Read more

A Brief Summary of 3 Major eBilling Payment System Pain Points

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A payment system’s design is one of the most critical components to assess when searching for a platform that ticks all the boxes. You want a system that’ll provide: Flexible payment options Iron-clad security features Robust reporting systems Accurate revenue management However, many bill payment systems don’t offer all of the above, frustrating government organizations … Read more

3 Reasons to Switch to an Automated Payment System [& 3 Reasons Paper Isn’t Doing You Any Favors] 

Customers today expect a certain level of electronic interaction at every point in their journey with a business, which leaves paper-dependent industries scrambling to find solutions. Government agencies and departments are among the most paper-dependent organizations. Considering they have processes rooted mainly in traditional systems (think paper billing, snail mail payment reminders, and manual data … Read more

Utility Payment Processing: A Resource Guide for Meeting Evolving Expectations

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Living in a rapidly progressing digital age can be challenging. Across every industry, there’s a shift in customer expectations regarding payment processing options. For government organizations, the age-old reliance on a paper payment system design doesn’t cut it anymore. Modern utility payment processing provides a way to solve this issue and better serve your constituents. … Read more