Blog

Blog 2017-09-22T23:08:15+00:00

Recent Industry and Company News

4 Reasons Why You Should Never Lease a Credit Card Machine

By | February 26th, 2014|Categories: Best Practices, Technology|Tags: , |

4 Reasons Why You Should Never Lease a Credit Card Machine Would you ever pay over $3,500 for something that only retailed for less than $425? We wouldn’t either, but believe it or not, if you are currently leasing a credit card terminal or are thinking of leasing one, this is what you could be paying or more! We’ve [...]

Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why You Should Never Lease a Credit Card Machine

Phishing Scam Targeting Business Owners

By | February 17th, 2014|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , |

With the recent large-scale breaches affecting Target shoppers, it is no surprise to us that a new scam is now targeting business owners. Although this time, the scammers are going after the business’ merchant account instead of customer’s credit cards. This scam is widespread and business owners may be targeted regardless of their payment processing provider. This phishing scam typically [...]

Comments Off on Phishing Scam Targeting Business Owners

Spotting Deceptive Charges on Your Credit Card Processing Statement

By | February 7th, 2014|Categories: Best Card News|Tags: , , |

On January 29, 2014, Mercury Payment Systems was sued for deceptively overcharging their merchants among other allegations. We believe this lawsuit is a step in the right direction to shed light on unethical businesses in the merchant services industry. In this article, we want to give you a few tips on how to spot deceptive charges on your business’s [...]

Comments Off on Spotting Deceptive Charges on Your Credit Card Processing Statement

5 Credit Card Processing Practices Your Business Should Follow in 2014

By | January 13th, 2014|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: , , |

The Best Card team has put our heads together to come up with our top 5 credit card processing best practices your business should follow in 2014. We believe that following these 5 best practices will help save you and your business time, stress, and most importantly, money. 1. Be wary of credit card processing solicitors, especially via phone. [...]

Comments Off on 5 Credit Card Processing Practices Your Business Should Follow in 2014

5 Ways to Reduce Fraud Over the Holidays

By | November 26th, 2013|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: , , |

Written by Cara Dolberg With the holidays quickly approaching, we want to give you important information on how to reduce fraudulent charges. As a business owner or manager, this information will help keep your money in your pocket and will reduce the headache of dealing with fraudulent charges down the road. A chargeback occurs when a transaction [...]

Comments Off on 5 Ways to Reduce Fraud Over the Holidays

Credit Card Processing Questionnaire

By | November 20th, 2013|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: , , |

Choosing the right credit card processing company can be a confusing task. What questions do you ask? What will the costs really be? To make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of questions that you should ask any prospective credit card processing provider and even your current provider. Have your sales representative sign the questionnaire and keep [...]

Comments Off on Credit Card Processing Questionnaire