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Why your business might should dump Tiered Rate for Interchange Plus

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There are two prevailing schools of thought when it comes to credit card processing fees. And, chances are that—if your business accepts credit cards—you’re set up under one of these fee structures: Tiered Rate or Interchange Plus. Knowing the difference

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What is “PCI compliance”? And, does it concern my business?

You may have recently received some information in the mail regarding “PCI compliance”.  Or, perhaps you just noticed a “PCI Validation Fee” on your monthly merchant processing statement.  Or, maybe a sales representative for a merchant processor called to inform

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Five things you can do right now to save on credit card processing fees

For many businesses, accepting credit cards is a necessary method of collecting payments. And unlike cash, credit card payments cut into the profitability of a sale. It’s left many businesses wondering what they can do to keep their fees as

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Good sense & credit cards

We live in a plastic world. And by plastic, I’m not referring to plastic surgery. I’m talking about the 54 mm by 86 mm piece of plastic we carry with us at almost all times — our credit cards. According

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