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Do You Really Need An EMV Chip Card Terminal?

If you have never encountered a credit or debit card with a chip embedded in it, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past 3-4 years. In which case, you’ve got an awful lot to catch up on and we’ll come back to chip cards after you’ve covered the important stuff. However, if […]

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Apr 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 125

Everything You Need To Know About Accepting ACH Payments

When it comes to payment acceptance, both businesses and consumers like having options. More payment options mean more opportunities for commerce, and business owners especially appreciate options that carry relatively low overhead. One such payment option is ACH, or Automated Clearing House payments. ACH is a type of electronic fund transfer (EFT) between financial institutions, […]

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Apr 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 14
Tokenizing Payments

What Is Credit Card Tokenization?

While tokenization in the payment security space may be relatively new, evolving, and even somewhat complicated, the concept of substituting one bit of information for another to protect something is anything but new. Tokenizing protects sensitive or personal data by replacing it with a “token” — a code word, essentially, though that might be oversimplifying […]

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Apr 12, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

What Is An SMS Payment And How Does It Work?

We all know and love our Short Messaging Service (SMS) — better known simply as the text message. But did you know that you can start taking SMS payments for your business? And that it is relatively easy to get started? In the United States, we are just now warming up to the idea of […]

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Apr 8, 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

Stripe VS Square

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Mar 8, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce 6
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What Is An Acquiring Bank?

Keeping all of the terms straight when it comes to processing payments can be a bit tricky. And there are so many entities involved in payment processing. So we’re going to start with one of the most important terms and players in credit card processing: the acquiring bank. We’ll start with a general definition of […]

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Mar 7, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

How to Use Square for Recurring Payments And Invoices

Subscription-based business models seem to be everywhere these days. Emerging wine clubs, personal care-in-a-box subscriptions, wardrobe-of-the-month sites — even supporting a favorite podcast! Clearly, these types of businesses are finding success as people jump into subscriptions to save money, time, or just for the fun of getting a box in the mail. And it’s not […]

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Feb 27, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Small Business 0