Accepting credit cards is a must have for most businesses today but the convenience doesn't come free. As a business, there are a few things you can do to help reduce these fees! Here are four simple ways that you can lower your business’s processing costs: Swipe as much as possible. Swiping credit cards [...]
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It started out as a normal working day. He opened his retail store, turned on the music and his computer. His first couple customers came in for the day and then the phone rang. He answered it like he always did but this call was different. He has been using our credit card processing service [...]
EMV (Europay MasterCard Visa) chip technology is the credit card industry's solution to dramatically decrease card-present fraud. Banks are now beginning to issue credit cards with this chip and businesses are now starting to upgrade credit card processing equipment in order to accept this new technology. What is EMV and what is its purpose? EMV was [...]
With the holidays quickly approaching, we want to provide you with useful information on how to reduce fraudulent charges. This information will help keep your money in your pocket and will reduce the headache of dealing with fraudulent charges down the road. 5 Helpful tips to help stop fraudsters: If a transaction seems suspicious or [...]
Apple has announced that the new iPhone 6 will allow consumers to store credit card information on their phones. The payment method is supposed to be more secure than swiping a card since it uses the consumer's fingerprint to authorize the purchase along with some in-phone technology to tokenize, or encrypt, the credit card data. [...]
If you're reading this, that means you are one of the first people to learn about Clover Station. We hope you feel special! We believe this new point of sale system will revolutionize the payments industry and how you run your business. This all-in-one system not only processes and tracks all payment methods but it [...]
Bitcoin is the first decentralized, digital currency. It can be used to transfer payment to individuals or businesses. To gain a better understanding about Bitcoin and if it’s a right fit for your business, we’ve done a little research and answered some important questions. How do you use Bitcoin? First, you must create a Bitcoin [...]
Written by Cara Dolberg Lately, we've been receiving quite a few phone calls regarding EMV and what next steps should be taken to become compliant. To help clear the air, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions below. 1. What is EMV and its purpose? EMV (Europay International MasterCard Visa) was formed [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]