Quickbooks Credit Card Processing: Reviewing Intuit’s Merchant Services

Posted on May 7th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing, Merchant News and Info

Quickbooks Credit Card Processing: Reviewing Intuit’s Merchant Services Today, we are reviewing Intuit’s Quickbooks’ credit card processing services. Please do not confuse this review with Intuit’s very popular QuickBooks accounting software. And, maybe this confusion and lack of differentiation is the perfect place to start this post. Almost everyone has some understanding of what Intuit’s […]

12 Ways to Prevent Credit Card Fraud at Your Business in 2019

Posted on April 30th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing, Merchant Tips and Insights, Payment Technology and Hardware

12 Ways to Prevent Credit Card Fraud at Your Business in 2019 The idea of being defrauded isn’t pleasant, but it’s something that every business owner needs to think about. Fraud incidents are a real possibility for any business, particularly if you accept credit cards. According to the American Bankers Association, in 2018, there were […]

What is a Merchant Account? 5 Essential Things You Need to Know

Posted on April 24th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

What is a Merchant Account? 5 Essential Things You Need to Know By Jasmine Glasheen A merchant account isn’t just any old bank account. Processing customer payments through your merchant account is one of the most important aspects of running your business. Why? Simple:  it’s how you get paid. Yet finding the right merchant account […]

How Credit Card Processing Works: Who’s Involved and What Happens?

Posted on April 16th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

How Credit Card Processing Works: Who’s Involved and What Happens? By Alexandra Sheehan In 2017, credit cards were used for more than 60% of consumer payments (by dollar spent), according to the Wall Street Journal — more than any other form of payment. How do those credit card transactions turn into dollars in your business […]

Everything You Need to Know About Interchange-Plus Pricing

Posted on April 7th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

Everything You Need to Know About Interchange-Plus Pricing If you’re shopping around for a credit card processor then you’ve likely come across interchange-plus pricing. This is a term that’s used to describe a pricing model in which the credit card processor breaks down the fees that go to the bank or credit card issuer and […]

Merchant Services Reviews: 8 Sites to Check Out When Shopping for a Payment Processor

Posted on April 4th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing, Merchant Tips and Insights

Merchant Services Reviews: 8 Sites to Check Out When Shopping for a Payment Processor When your business needs to get a merchant account, just starting the search can be overwhelming because of the hundreds (literally) of options available. How do you know which companies are reputable and which ones are full of hot air? That […]

Reviewing Square’s Merchant Services and Fees: Is Square Right for Your Business?

Posted on April 1st, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

Reviewing Square’s Merchant Services and Fees: Is Square Right for Your Business? By Meaghan Brophy Square is a point-of-sale and payment processing service for small businesses that has hundreds of thousands of users nationwide. It’s free to create a Square Payments account, and the Square point-of-sale (POS) app can be downloaded for free on any iOS […]

Credit Card Interchange Rates: What You Need to Know About Payment Processing Fees

Posted on March 28th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Interchange Rates: What You Need to Know About Payment Processing Fees By Jasmine Glasheen Researching credit card interchange rates isn’t the most exhilarating aspect of running a business, nor is it the easiest–– especially you’re faced with niche financial terminology that few people understand and even fewer have the capacity to explain. However, […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Credit Card Processor

Posted on March 20th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Credit Card Processor As a business owner, it’s important to provide your customers with multiple payment options so you don’t have to worry about turning anyone away simply because you don’t offer the payment method they prefer. With the rise of today’s forward-thinking payment methods like digital […]

5 Things Your Payment Processor Isn’t Telling You

Posted on March 19th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing

5 Things Your Payment Processor Isn’t Telling You Credit card processing is a confusing subject at the best of times, and it doesn’t help if your processor doesn’t tell you key information. Here are a few of the most important things that your payment processor isn’t telling you. Prices are Different for You than Other […]

Credit Card Processing Dictionary: 57 Terms to Know When Dealing with Payments

Posted on February 28th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing, Uncategorized

Credit Card Processing Dictionary: 57 Terms to Know When Dealing with Payments The world of credit card processing can be confusing. The processes can be complex, there are several players and entities involved, and the terminology isn’t exactly self-explanatory. For this reason, any business dealing with payment process should educate themselves on the ins and […]

Where Costco’s Membership Model Falls Short for Merchants

Posted on January 29th, 2019 in Credit Card Processing, Merchant News and Info, Merchant Tips and Insights

Where Costco’s Membership Model Falls Short for Merchants By Jasmine Glasheen Costco has an impeccable reputation. The company’s image for great customer service at low prices is so good, in fact, that many business-owners are stoked to realize that Costco has a Merchant Services Program dedicated to credit card processing–– after all, who doesn’t want […]

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