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High Risk Merchant Acounts

When dealing with credit cards there is always a risk of fraud. No matter how you accept cards, either that be swiped debit or credit keyed in online, there is always a risk of illegal activity. It’s a part of the game. However, since financial services can be a very...

Virtual Terminal or POS System

So, you are opening your business and trying to decide how you are going to accept cards. Or you’re already in business but now want to accept cards (good call). The two broad choices you have are either using a virtual terminal, or a POS system. Let me explain a...

Everything you need to know about Small Business Loans

If you are reading this, you possibly haven’t opened your business yet (looking for a totally amazing merchant services? I know a guy *wink* *wink*) Well anyways, all shameless plugging aside, you haven’t opened your doors yet and need capital Or, you’re a seasoned...

5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Manager

Your business is booming. Things are going great. You’re making money and building a brand. At a certain point, you’re going to grow too large to do it yourself. But when do I know I’m ready to hire a manager, not just another employee? Well let’s talk about it! We...

Everything you need to know about EMV & RFID

Most people find that little chip included on the end of your new debit card to be very annoying. Makes checkouts longer, the machine is always so difficult, and since not everyone takes EMV, you look like a dummy swiping when you should have dipped, or vice versa....

4 Questions to Ask Before Opening an Additional Location

4 Questions to Ask Before Opening an Additional Location   This is a milestone that all business owners dream of achieving. Am I ready to open another location? Is it time for my business to start expanding? You start thinking of the possibilities. Double my...

5 Reasons you should be selling Gift Cards

5 Reasons you should be selling Gift Cards. I figured this was the perfect time to talk about selling gift cards. When most people think of gift cards they image massive retailers and chain restaurants. People forget about how beneficial these gift card programs can...

Death of Cash Payments

Death of Cash Payments   What!? Are you crazy!? Hey don’t shoot the messenger. If you’ve been paying attention to technology and the financial world you have seen this coming for a long time. As much as I love cash payments, it has its own issues can be easily...

Merchant Services Pricing Models

Merchant Services charge differently. At this point I imagine that you are sick and tired and very confused about merchant services pricing models. Either you have been shopping for a merchant account to start your own business and your brain is about to explode, or...

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