WACHA - The Premier Payments Resource

PAR - Payment Advisory Resource

WACHA is a nonprofit 501(C)(6), membership-based organization which provides financial and business communities with electronic payments education and information. PAR/WACHA is recognized among the industry as a primary resource for questions, training and expertise for all payment needs.  PAR/WACHA supports not only with ACH payments, but Check, Card and Wire. Knowledge of all payment systems is critical in today’s environment as payments continue to converge and evolve. Let us assist you today, we’re here to help.

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Call or email (800) 453-1843 or info@wacha.org



Cat Kit

The Corporate Account Takeover (CAT) Kit will help your financial institution and business customers build a comprehensive defense system against cyber crime. The CAT Kit includes tools specifically for your financial institution and customizable tools for you to provide to your business customers.  - Click here for details Corporate Account Takeover (CAT) Kit


The Mark of Excellence

WACHA, is a direct member of the National ACH Association (NACHA), a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications and support. WACHA is also directly engaged in the NACHA rulemaking process and the Accredited ACH Professional program. Look for the Mark of Excellence, it's our promise of truth and consistency.Nacha Direct

Latest News

Dept of Homeland Security

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident.

2015 ACH Rule Changes

Also See Supplement #2

This session is a must in order to avoid unnecessary rules violations, customer dissatisfaction and financial losses due to non-compliance with the ACH rules. We will take a look at all the NACHA Operating Rules changes and updates including the nine recently passed ballots.

NACHA Request for Comment

Request for Information on Compliance and Operations Topics

NACHA requests comments on five proposals to amend the NACHA Operating Rules on various Compliance and Operational topics.

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Upcoming Events

 October 2014 
  • Audit Review

    Two Part Webinar Series

    October 1 & 8 | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. CT

  • Wires 101 & 102

    Two Part Webinar Series

    October 3 & 20 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.p. CT

October 22, 2014

A Guide to Originator Compliance: Communicating the ACH Rule Requirements to Your Originators


October 24, 2014

A Roadmap for U.S. Payments System Improvement

Webinar Presented By NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association & the Regional Payments Associations

October 28, 2014

Check 101 & 201

Two Part Webinar Series

October 28 & 30 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. CT

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