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The Merchant’s Guide To CVV2 And CVV Checks

If you’re a merchant and you blink, you might miss an essential detail in our ever-changing payment landscape. That’s because payment security, as well as general payment technology, continues to grow and evolve each year. Merchants often say that payment security is one of the most difficult to understand (not to mention intimidating) topics. We […]

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Jun 26, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

The Merchant’s Guide To EMV Chip Cards

The transition to EMV chip cards began several years ago, and while adoption continues to pick up steam here in the states, we have a ways to go to catch up. While the rest of the world has been much quicker to adopt EMV (circa 2005 for Europe), the U.S. is dragging its proverbial heels. […]

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Jun 25, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
Signs Your Small Business Needs To Switch Payment Processors

Six Signs Your Small Business Needs To Switch Payment Processors

If the photo above accurately depicts how you feel when reviewing your monthly credit card processing statement, then this article is for you. While every business owner understands that paying for credit card processing is a necessary cost that ultimately helps to increase your sales and profitability, it’s easy to become frustrated with all the […]

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Jun 25, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2

What Is A Payment Service Provider?

If you landed on this post, you’re probably checking out payment processing options for your small business. Understanding terms such as “payment service provider” or “merchant account” — phrases that are sometimes used incorrectly or even interchangeably — can be a bit overwhelming. We get it. That’s why in this post, we are not only […]

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Jun 20, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
EBT - Electronic Benefit Transfer

The Small Business Guide To Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments

EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) is a payment system designed to allow recipients of assistance under SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), or other aid programs sponsored by the Federal and state governments to make needed purchases of food and goods. EBT replaces the old “food stamps” program, allowing recipients to […]

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Jun 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

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 128