TMF MATCH List or Terminated Merchant File

Some lists you want to be on-like the VIP list. But the TMF is one list you don’t want to …

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What are Non-Qualified Transactions and How Can Merchants Avoid Them

Non-Qualified Transactions

Non-Qualified:  I frequently get calls from merchants who say they were quoted one rate, but claim different rates …

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Can You Afford to Give Your Credit Card Processing to the Lowest Bidder?

Your Credit Card Processing?

Processing Credit Cards

With 80% of online shoppers using credit cards, you can’t afford NOT to take credit cards. …

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How Are Your Card Processing Fees Assessed?


Interchange fee” is a term used in the payment card industry to describe a fee that a merchant’s bank …

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Validating Credit Cards

Credit Cards Fraud Risks

With fraud on the rise, online merchants face increasing risks. In card-not-present transactions, there are two …

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Merchant Services Affected by Financial Crisis

Credit Card Debt

According to the Fox News, American’s total credit card debt has reached 1 Trillion– up 6 …

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Merchants: Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?

Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?  vendors

Visa, who has always been the strictest association regarding PCI compliance, data security, and …

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Does Your Payment Gateway Measure Up?

Online Shopping On The Rise        online shopping

Online shopping is at an all-time high. According to, Statista Portal over …

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Can Chargebacks Set Your Business Back?

Chargeback effects on my Business    chargeback

It used to be that if you got a faulty product, poor service or …

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What Does PCI Really Mean to the Average Business Owner?

What does PCI mean to Merchants ?


Merchant Services Providers and merchants have been hearing about PCI Compliance for the …

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