Post-Election, Will Shoppers Be Ready to Kick Off Holiday Buying?

We write this on our propitious Election Day 2016. And while this isn’t a political blog, as such, it’s no secret that happens in the worlds of government and politics…

How To Find Best Merchant Account For A New Business

Starting a new business is always a stressful endeavor. As entrepreneurs try to transform their passions into success, they often realize that life as a business owner is not at all what they expected.

Study: Debit Cards Keep Outpacing Their Credit Counterparts

“The amount of debit cards is growing at a faster rate than that of credit cards, according to RBR’s Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2021 study,”…

Protect Your Customers During the Busy Season By Focusing on Secure Transactions

During this high-traffic season, businesses across the country will be more vulnerable than ever to hackers seeking to steal their customers’ financial information.

The “October Country” is also “The EMV Country”

Last year, in October, it was the “liability” swtich that mandated merchants switch to EMV-capable POS devices, or be left to reimburse any card fraud expenses themselves.

Impress Your Customers With Innovative Payment Logistics

With the holiday season fast approaching, retailers across the nation are gearing up for their busiest season of the year. For newer businesses the physical logistics of a…

Holiday Economy So Far in “Treat” Mode; Plus: Credit Cards Like Candy Corn?

Our holiday posts give us map markers to see how the economy is faring, and if Halloween “spend trends” are to be believed, your customers seem to be in…

Feds Facing Forward, Fighting Fraud

While market watchers keep wondering when and if The Fed might announce an interest rate hike, the President of the Kansas City Federal Reserve…

Online Payment Processing Solutions

Online sites like Etsy offer entrepreneurs the ability to create virtual storefronts with ease, but their services often come with a higher price tag than many expect.