Visa Debt Repayment Program: What You Should Know
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Visa Debt Repayment Program: What You Should Know

  Visa’s debt repayment program cuts right to the heart of what credit card companies are all about: Lending money to consumers. We don’t really think of credit cards as a lending program, but that’s what a credit card is. You buy something by taking a little money from a third party, and then a...

Posted by July 28, 2018August 16, 2018
Mastercard Consumer Loans Program
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Mastercard Consumer Loans Program

What is a credit card company but a lender? We don’t really think of them that way, we think of a credit card account as something like a debit account, just one that we pay later, after we’ve made our purchases. Or like delayed spending, we pay an extra little fee so that we don’t...

Posted by July 18, 2018August 5, 2018
Signature Requirement Changes
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Signature Requirement Changes

Signing for credit card purchase seems like something from an earlier time. Your transaction is all digital, but it’s not complete until they hand you a little scrap of paper for you to write your name on like a contract? It feels a bit odd that this is still how we’re doing things in the...

Posted by July 11, 2018July 30, 2018
Benefits of ACH Payments
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Benefits of ACH Payments

The most obvious reason to offer eCheck payment processing at your place of business? Because it’s just one more way of accepting payments. Some customers swear by their Paypal card, others like carrying cash, and there are those that like the eCheck system. We all have our personal favorite way of paying for things. Maybe...

Posted by July 4, 2018July 24, 2018
eCheck Payment Processing Offers a Flexible Payment Option
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eCheck Payment Processing Offers a Flexible Payment Option

A lot of business owners who get into legal trouble, they weren’t trying anything sneaky, they weren’t up to no good or knowingly breaking the law. More business owners than not are honest, hard working people. It’s not hard to find examples of people who are just trying to make a quick buck and don’t...

Posted by June 27, 2018July 24, 2018
Payment Gateway for High Risk Business
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Payment Gateway for High Risk Business

Every business is built around the point of sale. Some businesses approach it in a different way than others. There are salespeople who will use pressure tactics to make a sale as quickly as possible. There are convenience stores that focus on impulse buys. There are business models that are more about the slow burn,...

Posted by May 23, 2018July 28, 2018
Guaranteed Merchant Account
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Guaranteed Merchant Account

Is there any such thing as a guaranteed merchant account? Like any good question, the short answer is “It depends.” A question worth asking, an important question, is always going to be a little more complicated than something that you can answer with a yes or no. If you ask “Who should I vote for...

Posted by May 16, 2018July 24, 2018
Collection Agency Merchant Account
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Collection Agency Merchant Account

Collection agencies are one of those industries that, well, let’s just say people have a strong reaction when you tell them that that’s the line of work you’re in. Ironically, the regulations that collection agencies abide by mean that they actually make life a lot easier for people who owe money. Collection agencies have a...

Posted by May 9, 2018July 27, 2018
A Look at High Risk Merchant Solutions
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A Look at High Risk Merchant Solutions

Every business needs a payment processor for debit and credit. Not even criminal enterprises run cash-only registers anymore. Someone selling TV sets that “fell off the back of a truck” is going to have an app on their phone that lets them take credit card payments. It’s just a part of doing business in the...

Posted by May 2, 2018July 24, 2018
Best High Risk Merchant Account: What You Should Know
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Best High Risk Merchant Account: What You Should Know

There is quite a bit to consider when it comes to running a business. There’s inventory, hiring and firing, marketing and on and on. Some of these things you can automated to an extent. Others you can outsource. And thank goodness for that. Nobody gets into running a business of their own, becoming an entrepreneur,...

Posted by April 25, 2018June 1, 2018