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do you really need a merchant account

Do You Really Need a Merchant Account?

The short answer is yes, but there’s more to it than that… The Statistics According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there will be a projected 181 million credit card holders living in the country this year. That’s over half the population. I could get into even more detail about the numbers, but it’s pretty obvious […]

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Mar 29, 2010 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 19

The 5 Rules for You Problem Merchants

The other day I was reading an article over at Transaction Trends called “Managing Problem Merchants.” If you feel like putting yourself in your ISOs shoes for a bit, give it a read. As much as we like to think that we’re always 100% right, and that we should do everything in our power to […]

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Mar 2, 2010 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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Does Your Merchant Account Have an Early Termination Fee?

After reviewing a few dozen credit card processors, I’ve started to see a pattern of sticking points that unhappy merchants repeatedly complain about. One of those points is the early cancellation, or early termination fee. I can’t count how many complaints I’ve read from folks who’ve lost their marbles once they’ve found out that they […]

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Sep 21, 2009 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 16

Setting Up a Merchant Account: The Quick Guide

It’s a daunting task…or is it? Merchant account setup doesn’t need be a hassle. Of course it may seem so, especially when you first dip your toes in the process, but with a little advice from the Maverick, you’ll be up and running in no time, and hopefully, without any stress. I’ve broken the process […]

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Aug 7, 2009 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2