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The Cost and Productivity Impact of Paper Check Payment Acceptance

One oft-cited reason for independent schools to offer online payment acceptance is payer convenience.  Parents expect it.  But have you also considered the productivity perks?  Time is money, and acceptance …

Working Smarter With a School Information System (SIS)

“Working smarter with less” is a popular business mantra.  It not only applies to the workforce, but your school information system as well. A common infrastructure within independent schools today consists …

How To Maximize Your Purchase Card Program

A Purchase Card Program (also abbreviated as PCard or P-Card) allows goods and services to be procured without using a traditional purchase  process. A Purchase Card Program can empower your school staff, …

Cost Neutral Opportunities for Electronic Tuition Payment Acceptance

Independent schools are often reluctant to offer tuition payment acceptance via credit card.  Why?  Because card processing fees for large payments, even at low rates, can seem prohibitive and put …

School Programs With Digital Payment Acceptance

Where on campus does your school accept digital payments?  Although 91% of schools are enabled to accept credit cards, they frequently place limits on usage.  Diamond Mind recently surveyed thousands …

Learn About Payment Best Practices at MISBO

Are you attending MISBO’s conference in Atlanta next week?  If so, join the Diamond Mind breakout session hosted by Pat McGlynn, Diamond Mind’s Senior VP of Sales & Strategy.   Review …

How to Reduce Work Hours with School Payment Platforms

Managing, tracking, and reconciling incidental campus payments can take up to 30% of your working hours every week. When each department has its own payment system, it can be even …

Which Factors Impact a School’s Decision to Offer Digital Payments?

Payment acceptance is one of the most critical business functions at independent schools to ensure financial viability and success, and over 90% of schools offer some form of digital payment …

Demystifying Payment Processing

  By understanding and simplifying the way you collect and reconcile payments online, you can eliminate the confusion and time wasted on manual processes while decreasing costs in the business office. …

Best Practices to Encourage Families to Make Payments Online

  Electronic payment acceptance is a boon to the independent school business officer.  Not only do you receive payments more quickly, you eliminate the paper trail and hassle that comes …