Payment Glossary

E-Check (or echeck)

E-Check payments are ACH payments that originate via the internet, telephone, point-of-sale (POS), or bill payment sent through the mail or unattended lockbox. For mail and lockbox payments, the paper check is not deposited, but converted into an ACH debit. Learn more about e-check payments here.

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