The Federal Reserve works to promote a safe, efficient, and accessible system for U.S. dollar transactions.
Last updated October 12, 2023
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Automated Clearing House Payments - The Federal Reserve began operating an electronic payment Automated Clearing House system in the 1970s to provide a substitute for paper checks.
Check Payments - Congress charged the Federal Reserve with using the nationwide scope of its operations to improve the check payments system
Fedwire - Since 1915, the Federal Reserve has operated a wire payment system, known today as Fedwire