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Chris Motola

Chris Motola

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
An expert in personal and business loans and financial health, Chris Motola has been writing about small business finance and payments for over 5 years. He has been cited in various industry publications, including Forbes Advisor, GoBankingRates, and Medium. Chris is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.
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    K Roberts

    Square changed their pricing in Nov. It is now 2.6% and .10 a swipe for most businesses. I’m an espresso vendor and this is the price I pay
    I do like to use square it is easy and convenient!

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      Jessica Dinsmore

      Thanks for pointing that out, K! We’ve gone ahead and updated the pricing.

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