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Kris Coughtry

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Check Guarantee Services for Veterinarians

on Thu, Apr 05, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Veterinarians Check Guarantee
Pet owners and veterinarians know that pet care goes way beyond supplying a good diet, plenty of exercise and some quality play time. We all know, pets are family members. So, trips to the vet for regular check-ups, along with treatment for unexpected illnesses, are just as important. Often, though, pet owners are not prepared for the cost of these visits, particularly those that seem catastrophic. Veterinarians using a check guarantee service can offer payment options to their pet owners, easing the strain of unexpected costs and helping to take the bite out of big bills.   According to a AP-Petside.com poll conducted last year, pet owners spent more than $1000 on average for pets with a serious illness. About one in six pet owners said their pet faced a serious illness during the year, according to the poll. Vets using a check guarantee Multiple Check program can offer payment options to their pet owners, giving them extra time to gather funds. This provides convenience for the pet owner and guaranteed funds for the veterinary office. With a check service in place, checks are guaranteed up to the warranty limit. Additional programs including Stop Payment and Partial Payment are also recommended for veterinarian offices.
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Mobile Payments and Mobile Banking: Getting Up to Speed

on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Technology
Feeling a little left behind on mobile payments? A brand new report by the Federal Reserve sheds some light on consumer use of mobile banking and mobile payments. The March 2012 report, Consumers and Mobile Financial Services, highlights consumer survey responses on the use of mobile technology to access financial services and make financial decisions. 
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Remote Deposit Capture and Check Services Go Green!

on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 @ 03:44 PM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Remote Deposit Capture (RDC)
Saving time and saving money are often the top two reasons a business chooses to utilize a remote deposit capture service for check processing.  Another reason?  It's good for the environment.  As we approach Earth Day on April 22, we take a look at how electronic check processing services positively impact the environment and can be part of a business' commitment to reducing waste and consumption of fuel.  Here are some things to consider when putting remote deposit capture, also known as RDC, to work for your business.
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CrossCheck Technology Enables Gen Y - Millennial Spending

on Mon, Mar 19, 2012 @ 01:18 PM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Technology
They've been called Generation Y, Echo Boomers or Millennials. No matter what they're called, this group of adults in their twenties and thirties represent some big spending power and some big opportunities for auto dealers and retailers.  Definitions differ but generally this group includes those born in the 1980s and 90s, representing over 80 million US adults - bigger than the Baby Boomer group. As they finish school, begin careers and start families, they are now becoming very influential in how goods and services are marketed to the public.
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5 Businesses That Count on Check Guarantee Services

Just about any business that accepts checks can benefit by putting a check approval service in place. A check guarantee service is an affordable way to accept checks with no risk. Services such as electronic check processing offer time-saving features such as "desktop" deposit through a PC.
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Remote Deposit Capture Saves Money and Increases Cash Flow

on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 @ 07:16 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Increase Sales Remote Deposit Capture (RDC)
Paper check processing has been on the road to "electronification" for over twenty years. Even with the introduction of debit cards and check cards, more than 20 billion checks are written each year according to the Federal Reserve Payments Study. As the cost of transportation and labor continues to increase, attempts to provide alternatives to physically depositing a check at one bank to be cleared at another bank, sometimes thousands of miles away, has become a motivating factor to streamlining the process. Add to that, businesses looking to improve operational efficiencies, and retail companies with multiple locations in need of consolidating banking, and the need for a system such as Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) is evident.
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CrossCheck Donates Nearly a Ton of Turkeys to COTS

on Mon, Nov 21, 2011 @ 12:09 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Events / Conferences
CrossCheck celebrated "Turkey Day" on November 11 this year! CrossCheck and Optio Solutions employees donated 87 turkeys to COTS, a Petaluma-based non-profit that provides food and shelter to help homeless children and adults. The donation event provided much needed food to the organization and offered employees an effective way to give back to the community many of them live, work and play in.
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28 Years in the Check Services Business

on Fri, Oct 28, 2011 @ 07:35 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | CrossCheck
Each October we celebrate our birthday here at CrossCheck. This year, we're celebrating not only our 28th year in business (wow, that went fast), but also a new headquarters and new services that benefit our clients and their customers. We're proud of our 28 years and are thankful to have had continuing success and growth, even during some challenging years. As we begin our 29th year, now is a good time to take a look at where we started, where we've been and what we see coming up.
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Look Out, It's Budget Time!

on Thu, Oct 20, 2011 @ 07:28 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments |
It's that scary time of year: the days get shorter, we set out the carving tools, get lost in mazes, drag the skeletons out of the closets and become easily startled. Halloween? Yes, that, too, but it can also mean...Business Budget time!
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Tips to Be a Sales Pro

on Mon, Oct 10, 2011 @ 11:36 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 4 Comments |
Football season is a great display of training, discipline, attitude and ongoing practice from athletes committed to excellence. Top sales performers share this commitment and work at their game constantly, too. With this in mind, we asked Todd Little, CrossCheck's National Sales Trainer and former football coach for his tips on how to become a top-rated sales pro. As Vince Lombardi says: "Running a football team is no different than running any other organization..." Whether you are trying to refine your own sales skills or lead your sales team to victory, keeping these points in mind can up your game and keep the competition on their toes.
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