Terms to Know When Shopping for a Merchant Account

Over the past couple of weeks I have run into many merchants that feel ripped off by their merchant sales …

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Merchant Accounts and the Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Merchant Accounts And PCI

One would be hard pressed to find anyone in the United States or around the world …

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What is an ISO and How Does It Affect Merchant Accounts?

What is an ISO ?  iso

All applications for a merchant account go through an underwriting process to gauge the level …

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What is PCI DSS?

PCI DSS?                       PCI DSS

Many merchants ask me this question and …

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Understanding Merchant Account Fees and Their Terminology

Over the past couple of weeks I have run into many merchants that feel ripped off by their merchant sales …

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Scalability: Building Your Business for Transactional Growth

Building Your Business

When starting a business, most business owners hope to quickly grow. After all, more customers mean more …

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The Payment Card Industry Security Standard Dozen

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council is always creating new and effective versions of PCI DSS. The most …

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Visa Inc Pushes for Mobile Technology

Visa has always been on the cusp of technology and is always looking for new and innovative ways to expand …

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The Red Flag Deadline is Approaching

Although Red Flag Rules were created to protect against identity theft, are some types of businesses more affected then others? …

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