Are you curious about how much Stripe costs, and what makes it different from other processors? In this post, you’ll learn about Stripe fees and features, so you can find out if this is the right fit for your small business.
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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 […]
Thinking about using Square to process payments for your business? Whether you are a solopreneur or a busy boss running multiple locations, you can quickly set up an account with Square with little to no fuss. Square offers several time-saving benefits for the small business owner looking to start processing payments, including no credit checks, […]
If you’ve heard about Verified by Visa through the grapevine — or more than likely in your checkout process — and you’ve got some questions, you are in the right place. Come along as we take a look at the good, bad, and the ugly when it comes to the evolution of Verified by Visa […]
You may have seen mentions of “SecureCode” around, on TV and elsewhere. After all, when Hugh Jackman (aka Wolverine) stands on a scenic rooftop and asks if we know that SecureCode is a more secure way to pay, it’s hard to ignore. But what the heck is SecureCode? Simple! Mastercard’s SecureCode is a private code […]
AVS is an acronym for the Address Verification Service, a feature that’s used to compare the address given to you by your customer and the billing address on file with the cardholder’s issuing bank. AVS serves two primary functions: (1) to deter fraud by confirming that the customer is the legitimate cardholder, and (2) to help prevent chargebacks by giving you additional information to verify your customer’s identity. Read on for more info.
It’s safe to say that nothing is ever free in payment processing (and if it claims to be, you should be very suspicious). But trying to understand why some types of transactions cost more than others to process can be a confusing and sometimes overwhelming process. For example, why does Square charge 3.5% + $0.15 for keyed […]
Honestly, every time I turn around Square has introduced something new. (As I’m the person who maintains our Square review, you can see why I might find this just a tad frustrating.) On the one hand, it is absolutely amazing that Square is so committed to rolling out new features for merchants. On the other, just […]
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If you decided to read this post, you’ve probably already have been introduced to the cross border fee on your credit card processing statement, and you want to know a little bit more about it. You may also be in full-on research mode when it comes to accepting credit cards in general. In either case, […]