January 21, 2014
If you are new to electronic payment processing or have only one MID or Merchant Identification Number at your school, you may have thought about adding another MID, as many schools do. But why is this such a good idea?
January 16, 2014
Reconciliation – the process of comparing your bank statements and payment receipts to make sure they are in agreement — is an inescapable monthly task for every business officer.
January 13, 2014
Setting up a system for accepting credit cards at your school is a bit like buying life insurance: it’s important and a little complicated, so you want to make the right decision and then forget about it. We can help you get it right by demystifying for you what is involved in credit card processing.
January 13, 2014
Summer camp registration software takes the guesswork out of managing student payments and paperwork. How do you get started with all the various options available and know which is right for you?
January 9, 2014
If you need to process more applications and enrollments with the same number of staff, it might be a good time to consider an online admissions and enrollment system.
January 7, 2014
As a school business officer, the detailed and urgent tasks that spill out of your inbox each day make it difficult to stand back and assess the tools you use to complete those tasks. At the same time, if you don’t regularly reevaluate your basic setup, you may be missing opportunities to work more efficiently and/or more affordably.
December 30, 2013
As we reach the end of our 10th year, we’ve been reflecting on how Diamond Mind’s accomplishments in the past year have positioned our company for another decade of expert service exclusively to independent schools.
December 20, 2013
It’s the busiest time of year for your school’s giving campaign but it’s also the period when we occasionally see fraud attempts in the online giving accounts at our client schools. What should you do if you suspect fraud and how can you increase your guard?
December 17, 2013
The Diamond Mind team showed its big heart this month by collecting food and clothing for two local community service organizations. Our team of 20 brought in food, hats and mittens for two groups:
December 10, 2013
Accepting credit card payments offers significant benefits to independent schools. At the same time, there are legitimate concerns that may be holding you back. If you rigorously compare providers and start small in your implementation plans, you can put most of your concerns to rest and start reaping the advantages.