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Frank Kehl

Frank Kehl

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
Frank Kehl has been researching and analyzing merchant services, payment gateways, and international money transfer services since 2015. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State and a Juris Doctorate from the Ventura College of Law.
Frank Kehl
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Helcim VS Square

In this article, we’ll compare Helcim and Square feature-by-feature, showing you the benefits and drawbacks of each provider and explaining where each company excels and where it falls short.

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Sep 20, 2022 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Hardware

Merchant Services Fees Explained: Everything You Need To Know About Credit Card Merchant Fees

While merchant account fees are definitely irritating (and expensive!), they’re often an inevitable cost of doing business. Even if you sign up with a payment service provider like Square that doesn’t charge monthly fees, you’ll still be paying the costs associated with maintaining your account in the form of higher transaction processing rates.

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Aug 25, 2022 Filed under: Credit Card Processing

Kabbage Payments Guide For Small Businesses: How To Use Kabbage For Credit Card Payments

Kabbage has recently launched the Kabbage Payments service to help freelancers, independent contractors, and other services-oriented businesses get paid more quickly. While most people think of Kabbage as a lending company, it offers much more than just loans. Kabbage aims to bring the kind of automation features and digital services enjoyed by big businesses to the small business community.

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Jul 9, 2021 Filed under: Credit Card Processing
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Shift4 Payments Review

Shift4 Payments is a merchant services provider that has been around under various business names since 1997. While previously best known for its Shift4 payment gateway, today it offers a complete line of products and services for almost any retail or eCommerce business. But does it work for small businesses?

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Jul 5, 2022 Filed under: Merchant Account Reviews
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Seamless Chex Review

Overall, we believe that Seamless Chex offers a great service at a fair price. While we can’t tell you whether it will be a good fit for your particular business, the company’s extensive pricing disclosures make it fairly easy for you to estimate how much it will cost you, and how that cost compares against your other alternatives. Seamless Chex earns a very respectable score of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and our strongest endorsement.

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Aug 9, 2022 Filed under: ACH Payment Processor Reviews, Merchant Account Reviews

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