New policies to implement post-COVID-19

Across the country, courts and businesses are slowly opening or reclosing depending on COVID-19 cases. Here's a list of new policies to consider implementing when your county is safe to open. Make face masks mandatory or strongly encourage their use. Enforce social distancing of 6 feet. Make hand sanitizer available and encourage its use. Improve ...

2021-09-23T13:01:01-06:00August 12, 2020|Business Trends, CourtFunds, Electronic Payments|

The battle between digital currency, plastic, and cash

Deciding which payment option to use is personal and fraught with pros and cons. Payment preference depends on lifestyle and opinion. Digital currency (commonly known as cryptocurrency) includes bitcoin and potentially Libra (a work in progress by Facebook's owner Mark Zuckerburg). Plastic payment methods are usually debit and credit cards but can include gift cards ...

2021-09-23T13:06:08-06:00July 29, 2020|Business Trends, Electronic Payments|

Court disbursements have never been so easy or versatile

Court disbursements have relied on cash and checks for decades. Both options open courts up to fraud, theft, and time intensive payments. However, with CourtFunds, courts can seamlessly implement our easy and versatile disbursements solution. We know courts have a lot of people to pay in a lot of different circumstances. That's why we want ...

2021-09-23T13:24:14-06:00June 10, 2020|CourtFunds, Currencie, Electronic Payments|

Why touchless payments matter more than ever

Courts and jails are slowly opening up more. As they do, they have to navigate social distancing protocols and trying to ensure safety and health of everyone possible. It is time to start rethinking payment solutions. Currently, courts are paying jurors with either paper checks or paper money. CourtFunds offers electronic, touchless payments that allow ...

2021-09-23T13:25:37-06:00June 3, 2020|CourtFunds, Electronic Payments|

Electronic payments: saving you time and money

Electronic payments are becoming more possible and popular as technology advances. In this digital world, anyone receiving payments prefer to receive it electronically. This offers recipients the freedom to move and control with their funds on mobile devices and online. Moreover, 94% of people surveyed prefer a Push-to-Card or ACH disbursement instead of a paper ...

2021-09-23T13:29:55-06:00May 27, 2020|CourtFunds, Electronic Payments|

Paper check costs include more than just postage

Paper check costs include supplies, man power, fraud risk, and environmental impact. In the United States, issuing paper checks can cost between $1 to $26 with an average of about $6 per check. Other factors to include in the cost of paper checks are the unbanked population, escheatment, and bank charges. 63 million adults are ...

2021-09-23T13:32:48-06:00May 20, 2020|Electronic Payments|

How COVID-19 is affecting courts and jails

What happens to necessary government functions when a pandemic occurs? Courts and jails have had to adjust normal functions to slow the spread of COVID-19 (also known as the Corona Virus). Where possible, many businesses have required employees to work remotely in the safety of their home to lower virus transmission. This has provided a ...

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