04 May, 2015

Using a Credit Card; Information worth having

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Using a Credit Card; Information worth having It was part of past to hold paper money. Now it is the age of smart card. In old days people keep paper money to pay but now we have something that is “smart”, “easy to pay” and it is also easy to keep it. It is Credit Card that felicitates with all the qualities as mentioned above. It was Edward Bellamy who first used the term Credit Card in his novel and

03 May, 2015

Understanding merchant services and merchant credit card processing

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Small Businesses and Credit Card Processing Service Providers & Merchant Services Gone are the days when people use to carry a lot of cash with them. The concept of buying something without paying cash was not much familiar to buyers or customers. Things have turned around and now buying with cash is something that has been becoming unfamiliar to customers. People these days don’t carry cash most of the time and there is, in fact, no need either. Fact is that

01 May, 2015

What to look for while choosing a credit card processing service provider

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What to look for while choosing a credit card processing service provider How customers want to pay is crucial when it comes to facilitating them.  Customers’ preferences direct companies to evolve and develop methods that can help them pay smoothly and easily. Credit card processing services are one method for making payments via terminals, card readers and point-of-sale (POS) system. Credit card processing may include costs, security compliance, contract requirements, and acceptance of new payment technologies. Things worth paying

28 Apr, 2015

Credit Card Processing: Avoiding annual fees

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Credit Card Processing: Avoiding annual fees Credit card processors are notorious at charging annual fees without explanation or little awareness.  If you are a customer that is seeking help with understanding  annual fees, and want help in making sure you aren’t charged one, stick around and you’ll read more about this in our blog posting provided by Centurion Payment Services. Annual fees are profit makers for merchant processing companies, and are avoidable if you can talk with the decision maker in

27 Apr, 2015

Picking a processor: Credit Card processing answers

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  Credit Card Processing: A Guide to picking a processor that will help you.   In choosing a credit card processing company, there are many considerations and factors to consider. Do not attempt to do this alone, or without the advice of someone in the industry who knows what they are doing/understands. Its typical that merchants get set up by processing companies that do not have the best interest of the merchant at heart. This is seen in many situations where a credit card processing

25 Apr, 2015

Credit Card Merchant Processing

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Credit Card Merchant Processing   Credit Card Merchant Processing is a very difficult and complicated industry to understand when you are a merchant. Most companies are not very honest, and those that do not have honest sales reps to relay messages of transparency. Most incentives by Credit Card Merchant Processing companies are done off commission.  The commission is determined by a percentage of the residual difference in the cost of the processing the merchant does to the rates set up by

24 Apr, 2015

Merchants unaware of Chip Card Requirements by Visa and Mastercard, a big issue for liability if not addressed.

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Merchants unaware of Chip Card Requirements by Visa and Mastercard, a big issue for liability if not addressed. Merchant loses chargeback rights   With turnaround being rapid in the merchant processing world of sales, we know that customer service is lacking. This doesn’t only affect merchants waiting on long hold times for customer service through their processor, but it means that they are uneducated about major changes going on in the credit card processing industry. The biggest change impacting merchants is

23 Apr, 2015

The benefits of interchange pricing versus tired pricing in merchant credit card processing and acceptance.

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The benefits of interchange pricing versus tired pricing in merchant credit card processing and acceptance. Merchants tend to fall victim to not knowing what rates merchant processing companies are charging and tend to be uneducated in the process of learning about good deals versus bad deals when it comes to credit card processing.  The purpose of this article is going outline and discuss the benefits of interchange pricing models versus tired pricing models when speaking in terms of merchant credit

22 Apr, 2015

What are the most important factors to consider when selecting a credit card processing company; to process credit cards for your business?

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What are the most important factors to consider when selecting a credit card processing company; to process credit cards for your business? When selecting a company to facilitate your credit card transactions is not a small task.  Many merchants are confused by the complicated statements, contract terms, misconceptions, and fears. We hope by reading this, you can discern the differences between a credit card processor who has your best interest at hand, or a processor who has their best interest at

21 Apr, 2015

“Chip-Card Rollout Has Banks, Retailers Scrambling To cut credit-card fraud, issuers are embedding chips; merchants say they can’t get card readers fast enough”

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Chip card in credit card processing Article Re-posted by Centurion Payment Services. By Robin Sidel (All content is 100% written by Robin Sidel, re-posted by CPS) EXTON, Pa.—Inside a one-story brick factory surrounded by a locked chain fence, more than a thousand workers toil in a plant that operates around the clock to help U.S. banks catch up to the rest of the world in credit-card security. The owner of the plant, Oberthur Technologies, is racing to meet the banking industry’s demand for new