Posts about “Payment Technology”

Choosing a Mobile Card Reader

  Not long ago, the terminal hardware necessary to accept plastic card payments was cumbersome, expensive, or both.  Then along came smartphones and mobile card readers, and everything changed. A …

Happy New Year from Diamond Mind!

Welcome back, and Happy New Year!  We hope your winter break was filled with rest and relaxation. It’s hard to believe that schools are already halfway through the academic year. …

How ACH Processing Works at Independent Schools

Most independent schools accept payments electronically but may have concerns regarding  processing fees that come with credit card payment acceptance.  This is one reason many schools turn to ACH as …

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TADS + Diamond Mind = Joining Forces for Schools    TADS and Diamond Mind, leading providers of software, services and payment solutions to K-12 private schools, are excited to announce we …

TADS + DiamondMind = Joining Forces for Schools

  TADS and Diamond Mind, leading providers of software, services and payment solutions to K-12 private schools, are excited to announce we are formally joining forces after a five-year partnership …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Get Ahead of the Curve: Consolidate Vendor Payment Processing

Consolidate Vendor Payment Processing The Challenge A school business officer wears many hats.  The job involves financial, administrative, and operations management; budget oversight, contracts, and compliance.  Then there’s dealing with …