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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

Square vs. SumUp

Square VS SumUp ✓ Products and Services ✓ Compatible Hardware ✓ Fees and Rates ✓ ✓ Sales and Advertising Transparency ✓ ✓ Customer Service and Technical Support ✓ ✓ Negative Reviews and Complaints ✓ ✓ Positive Reviews and Testimonials ✓ Winner Final Verdict Read Review Read Review Visit Site Visit Site If I’m being entirely […]

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Sep 8, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 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
American Express OptBlue

The Complete Guide to American Express Interchange Fees and Processing Rates

American Express’s credit card processing is something of a mystery to a lot of people. There’s a reason for this, of course. Unlike Visa and MasterCard, which are open networks where anyone can issue cards, American Express is a closed network where the company issues cards and offers merchants methods to accept those cards.  Because of this closed […]

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Aug 31, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

How Much Does Square Charge?

Square gets a lot of love from merchants because of its clear, affordable pricing. Square bills itself as charging 2.75% per transaction, regardless of card type. That’s true, but pricing Square is slightly more complicated than that given the wide range of services the company offers merchants. So how much does Square charge? That honestly […]

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Aug 11, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 3

PayPal vs. Stripe

PayPal (see our review) and Stripe (see our review) are tools to handle online payment processing, but they’re also so much more. With its slew of interconnected products ranging from mobile payments to financing services, I think it’s safe to say that PayPal is a household name. And Stripe, while more of a “behind the […]

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Jul 27, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce 32