Tag Archives: merchant services

Understand Your Credit Card Processing Statements: Part 2 – Pricing Structures

Understand Your Credit Card Processing Statements In last week’s article, we described the various players involved with processing credit card payments for merchants. We also talked about what rates they charge you and whether you have any control over the fees. If you haven’t read it, you can do so right here. It’s a great […]

Are Your Merchant Services Out Of Date?

As a business owner, you know you need a merchant service provider. What you may not know, however, is whether or not your merchant services are out of date. If your business has been around for a while and you can’t remember the last time you updated your merchant services or saw your processor’s field […]

8 Tips To Help You Navigate Your Merchant Services

Consumerism is an increasingly competitive marketplace.  Studies show that over 133 million people own at least one credit card and these days customers prefer the convenience of using credit/debit cards over cash. Many small business owners want to just continue with ease of only accepting cash. They believe that shopping for merchant services is just […]

PCI Compliance Update – Are you Ready?

Over the last few years, despite ever more rigorous PCI compliance requirements, there has been a notable increase in data breaches. Large companies such as Target and Home Depot have been hacked and information about transactions and customers has been stolen.  However, the problem of data theft isn’t limited to large companies. Small businesses have […]