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Visa Rate Changes

March 25, 2020/0/0/

UPDATE:  Visa had provided new guidance that the below changes will now be implemented on July 17, 2020.  Click here for more details.   Visa is announcing updates to U.S. credit interchange rates and related modifications that will be effective on Central Processing Date (CPD) 18 April 2020 and CPD 17 October 2020.  Please see […]

Base Card Types, Electronic Interchange Re-Imbursement Fee (EIRF), Interchange Intelligence, Standard Interchange Re-Imbursement Fee (Standard), Visa Interchange Rates

Here Is How to Make the Best Possible Checkout Experience for Your Customers

July 16, 2019/0/1/

A customer’s checkout experience is crucial. No matter how good the service was—or how much the customer ended up buying—if there is a breakdown during the checkout process, that’s the only thing that will likely be remembered. In today’s marketplace, it is more important than ever to have a frictionless customer experience or you will [...]

Credit Cards, Payment Processing, Payment Processing, Rewards Card Types

Prevent Credit Card Fraud From Ruining Your Business

June 24, 2019/0/2/

Most business owners know how important it is to be able to accept credit cards as a form of payment. It is one of the primary ways to increase sales and provide a better customer experience. However, with credit card acceptance comes the potential to be defrauded. Here are four effective ways to prevent credit [...]

Credit Cards, Data Security, Everything EMV, Payment Processing, Uncategorized

Marketing an ISO in 2018 with Michelle Geraci of Transaction Services

October 8, 2018/0/4/

Do you know what it takes to successfully market an ISO in 2018? Listen to comments from Michelle Geraci, VP of Sales with Transaction Services, as she speaks with Scott Hawksworth who runs PayPod: The Payments Podcast as a way to dive in deeper to the world of payments as it exists now, and to find out more about […]

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David Leppek named ETA Committee Volunteer of the Year 2018

April 18, 2018/0/0/

David Leppek was announced as the ETA Committee Volunteer of the Year for his dedication to the Payment Sales & Strategy Committee. Learn more … click here.

Blog, Payments Industry News
How International Processing could Boost your Business

How International Processing could Boost your Business

January 25, 2017/0/0/

The Internet has made the world a much smaller place, and global credit card spending is set for a rapid increase. However, even if your ecommerce business doesn’t attract a worldwide audience now, that isn’t to say the number of international customers won’t pick up in the future. Should this occur, accepting payments in your […]

How Has Card-Not-Present Fraud Been Impacted Since the Implementation of EMV?

How Has Card-Not-Present Fraud Changed Since EMV?

January 24, 2017/0/0/

Counterfeit card fraud accounts for 37 per cent of credit card fraud. To tackle this, an initiative from Euromoney, MasterCard and Visa, known as EMV, has been implemented in the United States. In countries where similar initiatives have been introduced, there’s been a strong success rate in reducing counterfeit card fraud, and it is hoped […]

3 Ways Online Payments Are Changing How Businesses Function

3 Ways Online Payments Are Changing Business

January 23, 2017/0/0/

The payments industry has seen numerous changes throughout the years, but it is the Internet that has brought about its most radical transformation. It is estimated that consumers will spend $385 billion on e-commerce throughout 2016. By 2020, this figure is likely to exceed 600 billion, and e-commerce and the advances in the online payments […]

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 […]


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 […]

Blog, Fraud