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Merchants May be due a Refund from Visa/MasterCard

How much of the $6 billion class action lawsuit against Visa/MasterCard are you entitled to?  This suit has been approved but it will likely be a lengthy process before payments are actually made, if ever. As a merchant that accepts … Continue reading

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Compare Current versus Past Merchant Statements

Happy mid-May to you.  Hopefully where you are, the weather is in full blown spring mode….unfortunately, here in west Michigan, we’re still experiencing 30-40 degree temps at night with highs only in the 50′s and 60′s….YUK!  Usually by this time … Continue reading

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Restaurants are at risk

As a professional in the credit card processing industry, it always amazes how many restaurants are still processing payments using old technology.  Restauranteurs are subjecting themselves to potentially huge risks.  How many other businesses do you visit that, when it … Continue reading

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Credit Card Data Breaches~~EMV~~Merchant Services

As a business owner, have you heard the terminology,  EMV?  If not you will likely hear it soon as the spring influx of new merchant services reps hit the street and come knocking on your door.  The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Toss The PinPad….Unless!!!

Way back when debit cards first came on the scene, they were primarily used at the issuing entities ATM to access cash during off hours.  Because they were unbranded, they had very few applications for use other than a handy … Continue reading

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