Sep 19, 2017

6 Useful Credit Card Processing Tips for Small Businesses

Now that most consumers are pacing the shift to the use of credit cards, it’s mandatory that you enable your business to accept these cards. These days, most clients expect to easily make payments anywhere they go—your online shop is not an exception. Remember, minus up-to-date payment alternatives, you won’t be able to compete favorably in the ever-changing marketplace, especially...

Jul 26, 2017

A Look At Smart Terminals

The so-called smart terminals are surging in popularity among business owners. These new POS terminals are tiny units, using much of the same technology that today’s most advanced smartphones and tablets are doing. The difference between these 2 types of terminals is that smart terminals have business-oriented design. So, they’re often equipped with card readers, can accept near field communication...

Jul 24, 2017

The Progress Faster Payments Has Had

The initial discussions around Faster Payments date back to 2013. However, there is still much work to be done and there are several major challenges to be overcome. If you take the example of countries like the U.K., Australia, and Mexico, you’ll see they’ve applied a more prescriptive approach to the process of faster payments development. Standards and roles are...

Jul 13, 2017

VISA Helping Small Businesses Go Cashless

According to the 5th annual ING International Survey, cash is fast becoming less popular among consumers in Europe, the US, and Australia. Alternative forms of payment are increasingly gaining more popularity. The survey included responses from 14.692 respondents based in 15 countries. Nearly 27% in Australia, 21% in Europe, and 34% in the US said they mostly preferred cashless payments....

Jun 09, 2017

Why It’s Hard To Get Credit Card Processing For Online Adult Services

Merchant account services enable a business to accept credit and debit card payments from their customers. Without a merchant account, your business won’t be able to transfer funds from card issuing banks to your business bank account. Merchant account services include payment processing for various types of businesses, including MOTO (mail order/telephone order), retail, Internet and high risk. Online adult...

Apr 27, 2017

Do You Know What Questions To Ask Your Credit Card Processor?

If you’re running a business, you’ll need to accept credit/debit cards. This means you should hire a third-party processing firm, which is known as merchant account providers or aggregators, that will manage the transaction between you and the card issuers. Before you could choose a credit card processor for your business, you should know the right questions to ask. If...

Feb 17, 2017

Why Accepting Credit Cards is Essential to Your High Risk Business

A merchant not accepting credit cards in today’s age and time loses a lot regarding sales and profits. Many customers see credit cards as a safer, less cumbersome way of carrying large amounts of cash and making purchases. If your business doesn’t give them the option, they’d rather move to your competitor than adhere to the alternative payment choices you...

Feb 06, 2017

Missing More Card Payments | Increased Card Usage

Credit bureau TransUnion, an American company that provides credit information and information management services has recently reported missed payments on credit cards issued by lenders are higher than on older cards. Credit Card Processing Almost 3% of outstanding balances on credit cards given out in 2015 were at least 90 days behind on payments 6 months after they were originated....

Dec 19, 2016

The Current State Of Credit Card Processing And What To Expect in The Future

According to BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, the online processing market in the US will count for about $10.7 billion in 2016. With online shopping becoming more popular, this number is expected to reach $17.5 billion in 2020. Credit Card Processing Methods in the Present Below you can find the current methods of credit card processing: Credit Card...

Oct 26, 2016

Which Major Credit Cards Should Your Business Process?

The credit card industry is booming in the United States, but is only dominated by a handful of companies. As of mid-2016, American consumers were approaching $1 trillion in credit card debt. The top 10 credit card issuers issued almost 90 percent of all credit cards given to consumers in the U.S. General Purpose credit card spending has grown by...