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The Complete Guide To Card Brand Fees For Merchant Accounts

In this guide, we’re tackling a surprisingly tricky and supremely detail-oriented topic in the world of card payment processing: card brand fees. Navigating these fees on your merchant account statement can feel like you’re on a scavenger hunt you didn’t sign up for — and not the fun kind. There’s no avoiding the fact that […]

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Dec 15, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 5
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The Best PayPal Alternatives

Even if you ignore the nearly ubiquitous consumer wallet, PayPal (see our review) is a pretty comprehensive and trusted payments solution for merchants all around the world. But of course, it’s not for everyone. Whether you’ve had trouble with your account previously or you prefer to not deal with PayPal to start with, you can breathe […]

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Dec 10, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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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 5

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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 15
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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 5