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How to Spot and Prevent Card Skimmers: An Essential Guide

How to Spot and Prevent Card Skimmers: An Essential Guide

American consumers and businesses are increasingly being targeted by malicious credit card skimmers. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (or FBI) estimates that skimming costs consumers and financial institutions over $1 billion annually. Much of this illegal activity takes place at gas stations. According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, roughly 39 million Americans fuel […]

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Stripe Fees: What You Need to Know

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Stripe Fees: What You Need to Know

If you’re a small business looking for a payment processor, you’ve likely come across Stripe. A leading payment gateway, this company is worth a staggering $36 billion, processing payments for some of the world’s biggest organizations.  Stripe, in fact, powers much of the internet. According to their website, 90% of adults in the United States […]

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What You Need to Know about Getting an eCommerce Merchant Account in 2022

What You Need to Know about Getting an eCommerce Merchant Account in 2022

Online shopping is officially in the mainstream. eCommerce spending is on the up globally with sales projected to exceed $5 trillion in 2022. In the US alone, eCommerce sales made up 12.9% of total retail sales in Q4, 2021, as reported by the US Census Bureau. This means the stakes are higher than ever. Customers […]

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What Does MCC Mean? Everything to Know About Merchant Category Codes

What Does MCC Mean? Everything to Know About Merchant Category Codes

MCCs are numerical codes given to retailers to classify different types of businesses. It’s an acronym for Merchant Category Codes, which are four-digit numbers that classify the type of services provided. Merchant Category Codes are particularly important for SMBs. That’s because your MCC helps to determine what you pay for credit card processing. It can […]

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