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What Is Visa’s International Service Assessment Fee?

No one likes paying extra fees, especially merchants who have to pay them as part of maintaining a merchant account so their customers can use credit cards. Extraneous, poorly-disclosed fees are the bane of the processing industry, and it seems like the various entities involved in credit card processing come up with a new way […]

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Oct 18, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

The Truth Behind Free Credit Card Processing

Free. Free as a bird. Free as in beer. Whatever saying you associate with the word “free,” the idea of getting something for nothing always has a special appeal. Of course, most of us have learned by now that almost nothing that’s advertised as being “free” comes without a cost of some kind. Whether it’s […]

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Aug 31, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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The Cheapest Credit Card Processing Companies

Business owners today know that it’s more important than ever to be able to accept credit cards. Customers carry less cash, and rely on credit and debit cards for the majority of their purchases. If you’re an eCommerce merchant selling online, taking “plastic” is just about your only option. Unfortunately, you can’t accept credit cards […]

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Feb 24, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 3
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The Worst Credit Card Terminal Leasing Companies

Unless you’re running a purely eCommerce business, you’re going to need a credit card terminal to accept credit cards. If your business is large enough, or if you operate out of multiple locations, you might need more than one. Credit card terminals come in many shapes and sizes, from simple wired terminals that aren’t much […]

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Nov 18, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2
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The Best High-Risk Merchant Account Providers

Just about everyone in business these days needs to be able to accept credit cards. Finding a reputable merchant account provider to process those credit card transactions for you can be a pretty daunting challenge for any business, but it’s even harder if you’re a high-risk merchant. So, what is a high-risk merchant? In the […]

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Nov 11, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 16
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The Best Retail Credit Card Processing Companies

Despite the increasing popularity of eCommerce, retail businesses are alive and well in the Twenty-first Century. Customers still need to shop for groceries, go out to a restaurant for dinner, and take their car to their mechanic to have the oil changed. For just about any brick-and-mortar business where the customer comes to you, you’ll […]

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Nov 4, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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The Top 7 Things to Look for in a Merchant Account

While credit cards have existed in one form or another in the United States for almost a century, it’s only been during the last few decades that their use has become commonplace. It wasn’t all that long ago that most people made just about every purchase with either cash or a personal check. Today, most […]

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Aug 5, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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