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Mobile payments and the Internet of Things

Mobile payments and the Internet of Things

January 20, 2017/0/1/

If the analysts are right, currency is dying and mobile payments are the future. Certainly, there have been giant leaps forward in this area so far: Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other e wallets are beginning to make a significant impact on the payments landscape, and the Internet of Things could also transform the way […]

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Secured vs. Unsecured Credit Card: Which is Right for You?

Secured vs. Unsecured Credit Card: Which is Right for You?

January 18, 2017/0/0/

The credit card market in the United States is vast. During your search for a suitable credit card, you’ll find offers for both secured and unsecured credit cards, but what are the main differences and which is right for you? What is Secured Credit? A secured credit means adding funds to a security deposit account. […]

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How to Prevent Common Types of Credit Card Fraud

December 30, 2016/0/1/

Fraud is one of the biggest challenges you face as a merchant, so it’s up to you to understand how to prevent common types of credit card fraud. And as the way we purchase things continues to evolve, it is difficult to keep up with the new threats that come along. Despite efforts to combat it, card […]

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6 Common Payment Processing Mistakes SMBs Make (and How to Avoid Them) | Transaction Services

6 Common Payment Processing Mistakes SMBs Make (and How to Avoid Them)

December 28, 2016/0/0/

As a small business owner, there are several mistakes you must avoid if you are going to find to a payment processor who will suit your needs as your company grows. However, if you are just starting or keen to develop your business, it’s easy to forget to ask the right questions, and by then, […]

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The Retail POS System Malware Epidemic | Transaction Services

The Retail POS System Malware Epidemic

December 22, 2016/0/0/

The one thing every retailer dreads is a hack or other form of security breach. However, the vast amounts of personal data a POS system can hold will always be a target for criminals; most credit card/debit card payments are made via POS systems, this results in rich pickings for cybercriminals or gangs seeking huge volumes […]

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How to Quicken Your Chip Card Changeover | Transaction Services

How to Quicken Your Chip Card Changeover

December 15, 2016/0/0/

Chip cards have been one of the most significant changes faced by retailers in the U.S. in recent years. However, the switchover has been far from smooth with merchants facing delays in their terminals being certified, and some small businesses have been slow to introduce the new technology. 70 percent of consumers now have chip cards […]

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POS Systems for Your Restaurant | Transaction Services

POS Systems for Your Restaurant

December 8, 2016/0/0/

Efficiency is one of the ingredients for running a restaurant and it isn’t just about keeping the customer satisfied by providing a fast, professional service. Successfully managing a restaurant business also involves effectively managing the admin and the inventory side so you can minimize wastage and maximize profits. Running a successful restaurant business is often […]

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Tips for Reducing Data Security Threats | transaction Services

4 Tips for Reducing Data Security Threats

December 2, 2016/0/0/

As a business owner, you understand the importance of protecting proprietary data. That includes the information collected during a transaction with a vendor or one of your customers. Choosing to incorporate the right type of measures into your overall data security strategy minimizes the odds of someone hacking into your company network and stealing credit […]

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Profitable Business Owners Love the Interchange Plus Pricing Model | Transaction Services

Why Profitable Business Owners Love the Interchange Plus Pricing Model

November 30, 2016/0/0/

Learn why interchange plus pricing is one of the fairest and affordable pricing models available. If you run a business, you know that accepting credit and debit cards is extremely important. Many consumers no longer even carry cash. Therefore, accepting credit and debit cards directly influences your bottom line. On the other hand, credit and […]

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Level 2 Payment Processing Explained | Transaction Services

Level 2 Payment Processing Explained (Because It’s Complicated)

November 28, 2016/0/0/

As a new business owner, you’ve made the decision to accept credit and debit card payments. That means you will need to work with a merchant provider to come up with the most practical approach to accepting electronic payments, and ensure the funds are transferred to your bank account in a timely manner. As you […]

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