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How To Protect Your Merchant Account From Credit Card Fraud

Between 2019 and 2020, credit card fraud in the United States rose by 44.6%. Identity theft by this method hit 393,000+ in 2020 alone. Unfortunately, it’s up to sellers to focus on credit card fraud merchant protection to reduce their risks. A few key methods can be used to lower the risk of credit card […] read more ⟩⟩

October 25, 2021

Why Your Merchant Services Provider Holds Your Funds

Is a merchant account holding funds that you need to run your business? A merchant account hold can, and does, interrupt business, but there’s often a good reason for a merchant services provider (MSP) to hold funds. If you use Square or another MSP, you’ve likely heard the horror stories of account holds. However, many […] read more ⟩⟩

October 21, 2021

ACH vs Credit Card Transactions

Merchant service providers offer multiple forms of collecting payments from customers. However, two of the most common are Automated Clearing House (ACH) and credit cards. Merchants must know the difference between the two before discussing the benefits of ACH vs. credit card payments. What is an ACH Transaction? ACH is a broad term that involves […] read more ⟩⟩

October 18, 2021

How to Choose Dentist Merchant Services That Won’t Rip You Off

Dentist merchant services are essential when customers want to pay using credit or debit cards. These merchant services allow you to accept a variety of payment options to provide your patients with the best experience possible. However, some merchant service providers (MSPs) try and take advantage of dental practices. If you’re not comparing MSPs and […] read more ⟩⟩

September 29, 2021

6 Reasons to Start Using a Mobile Furniture Store POS

When was the last time you upgraded your point of sale (POS) system? Technology is evolving quickly, and if you’re not keeping up with your competitors, you’re at risk of losing these customers. A mobile furniture store POS offers your business the opportunity of impressing customers while improving their support and experience. However, the benefits […] read more ⟩⟩

September 28, 2021

Your Complete Guide to Restaurant POS Systems

More than 50% of consumers prefer to make payments with debit or credit cards. While restaurants operate on thin margins, it’s still essential to accommodate consumers by offering the option to pay by credit or debit, and to do this, you’ll need a restaurant POS system to process card payments. But that doesn’t mean that […] read more ⟩⟩

September 27, 2021

Credit Card Processing for Medical Practices: The Role of Merchant Services

Over 30% of Americans have some form of medical debt. Credit card processing for medical practices is essential to offer patients the opportunity to pay for their medical debts using a payment method that works best for them. As a medical practice, it’s vital to understand how the fees for credit card processing impact your […] read more ⟩⟩

September 23, 2021

How Retail Merchant Services Help Power Auto Part Stores

The digital revolution has forced thousands of businesses to evolve or get left behind. While it may have taken a while, the auto parts industry has also been slowly evolving to embrace digital solutions, including modern point-of-sale (POS) systems and retail merchant services.  The Benefits of POS Systems and Automation in the Auto Parts Industry […] read more ⟩⟩

September 21, 2021

Retail Merchant Services are Evolving: Are You Keeping Up with Trends?

Industries are evolving, especially for restaurants and retailers, and your retail merchant services must keep up with these trends. Retailers of all kinds must accept debit or credit cards because cash payments account for less than 20% of all payments. What are Retail Merchant Services? When retailers or restaurants swipe a credit card, a retail […] read more ⟩⟩

September 15, 2021

Is Apple Pay Safe? It’s Safer Than Most Credit Cards

Apple Pay’s platform was first introduced in 2014 with the release of the iPhone 6. Since then, the platform has grown to more than 65 million people. When not accounting for auto sales, 51% of all merchants accept Apple Pay. The main question from a user or retailer perspective remains the same: is Apply Pay […] read more ⟩⟩

September 13, 2021