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5 FAQs About the Department of Labor’s New “White Collar” Overtime Rule

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , |

Have you heard about the new “white collar” overtime rule set forth by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act? If not, chances are it’s going to affect your business and your employees. In a nutshell, here’s what you can expect: Minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility increased from $23,660 to $47,476 annually [...]

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4 Ways to Lower Credit Card Processing Fees

By |February 27th, 2015|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , |

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 instead of entering them manually [...]

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Credit Card Processing Sales Scam

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Best Practices, Industry News|Tags: , , |

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 for a couple years [...]

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EMV & Apple Pay Questions and Answers

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Industry News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

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 created by the major [...]

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Reduce Fraud Over the Holidays

By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: , , |

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 you get that uneasy [...]

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Apple Pay – Is your business ready?

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |

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. How does it work? [...]

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