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Determining Your Merchant Risk Level For PCI Compliance

If you want to be able to accept credit and debit cards in your business, one issue you’ll inevitably have to deal with is PCI compliance. Briefly, this is a set of standards you’ll have to comply with to protect your customers’ card information from being compromised or stolen. You wouldn’t like it if a […]

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Jul 22, 2019 Filed under: PCI Compliance 1
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Can Merchants Set Minimum Amounts On Card Transactions?

So, you’ve opened your business, and you’re starting to rack up a lot of sales. You’ve even signed up for a merchant account so your customers can use their credit cards. Things seem to be going great – until you notice something a little unsettling. You knew when you opened your merchant account that you’d […]

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Jun 26, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
Signs Your Small Business Needs To Switch Payment Processors

Six Signs Your Small Business Needs To Switch Payment Processors

If the photo above accurately depicts how you feel when reviewing your monthly credit card processing statement, then this article is for you. While every business owner understands that paying for credit card processing is a necessary cost that ultimately helps to increase your sales and profitability, it’s easy to become frustrated with all the […]

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Jun 25, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2
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The Small Business Guide To Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments

EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) is a payment system designed to allow recipients of assistance under SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), or other aid programs sponsored by the Federal and state governments to make needed purchases of food and goods. EBT replaces the old “food stamps” program, allowing recipients to […]

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Jun 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

The True Cost Of Debit Card Transactions

As a merchant, you naturally want to be able to accept as many payment methods as possible from your customers. eCommerce businesses are, of course, limited by the fact that they don’t have a physical store where their customers can pay in-person, so they have to rely on online payment methods such as debit cards, […]

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Mar 29, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 9

What Are Interchange Fees For Credit Card Processing?

If you’re new to the world of credit card processing, you may be wondering what interchange fees are, and how they impact the cost of processing transactions and maintaining a merchant account for your business. The truth is that interchange fees (or, more properly, interchange reimbursement fees) are, in most cases, the single largest expense […]

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Feb 12, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2