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Jason Vissers

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Expertise: Payments, Small Business Lending

Education: BA Political Science, San Diego State University

Jason has been writing about small business software platforms, services, and financing since 2015. Jason’s expertise has been featured in Yahoo Finance, Time/NextAdvisor, Home Business Magazine,, GoBankingRates,, and other publications. He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Diego State University and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Finding An Internet Merchant Account: A Guide For Small Businesses

When choosing an internet merchant account for your eCommerce business, you’ll need to understand how a merchant account interacts with the other elements necessary for selling online, such as payment gateways, payment processors, and shopping carts. Some services combine one or more of these elements, but it’s still important to distinguish these elements from one another.

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Mar 14, 2024 Filed under: Credit Card Processing

Debit VS Credit Transactions: The Complete Small Business Guide

From a merchant’s standpoint, the difference between a credit and a debit card matters less than it does to the consumer, but the difference is still detectable because the transactions carry different costs. In fact, because a PIN pad is needed to initiate true debit charges, a merchant must buy a point of sale terminal with a PIN pad before true debit charges can be processed. For larger ticket items, a true debit charge can cost the merchant less to process than a credit charge or a credit path debit charge.

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Jun 26, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Small Business

Chase Credit Journey Review: Free Weekly VantageScore From TransUnion

Online services offering free access to your credit score have proliferated in recent years. This growth shouldn’t be surprising to anyone, considering how important one’s credit score has become in determining access to all manner of life opportunities. Seeing this trend, several banks and credit card issuers have decided to get in on the action, […]

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Aug 2, 2019 Filed under: Business Credit Cards, Business Loans
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American Express Blue Business Cash Review

What Is Amex Blue Business Cash? The Blue Business Cash Card from American Express is tailor-made for the small business owner who prefers a straightforward cash back program over a rewards points program. There are no spending categories to track and no annual fee to offset — making it a breeze for any small business […]

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Mar 15, 2024 Filed under: Small Business Credit Card Reviews