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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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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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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What to Know When Opening a Merchant Account

Most merchants like to think they are savvy when it comes to shopping for a merchant account. I mean how …

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Is One Shopping Cart Better Than Another?

 

Shopping Cart Features and Security

When starting a new business, most merchants generally focus on the features of their …

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How Do Merchants Violate Visa and MasterCard Rules?

VISA and MasterCard Rules and Regulations
VISA and MasterCard Rules and Regulations

Many merchant violations of the VISA and MasterCard rules don’t even know they have …

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More Crackdown on Post-Transaction Marketing

Crackdown on Post-Transaction Marketing

Some recent news and government actions affecting online retailers enrolling consumers in membership clubs warrants a …

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Interchange Fee Legislation – Who Will Pay the Price?

Interchange Fee Legislation interchange fee

This spring, U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and Bill Shuster (R-PA), introduced HR 2382, the Credit Card …

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What Card Payment Usage is Telling Us

According to MasterCard’s presentation at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference on Dec 8, retail sales are showing positive …

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