Category Archives: Card Processing Basics

By October 1, 2015 Merchants Must Upgrade Their Credit Card Processing Equipment to New EMV Standards

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Survey SAYS.!.!.!.Time for Family! The #1 answer on the board to this question?

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No its not Family Feud, but I ran across a very interesting survey from our friends over at Manta the other day, and I just felt compelled to share this information with everyone. The survey called, The Small Business Wellness Index, took polls from 1,158 small business owners across America and asked them “Give us […]

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OOOO-K! What does this say?

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Reading and understanding your card processing statement can be challenging! So you have chosen your merchant services provider because the agent wowed you with this great rate that will save you a bundle on your card processing fees. You open your statement and you have no idea if you are getting the quoted rate or […]

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What Do EMV and NFC Stand For?

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EMV will soon be the global standard for credit card transaction technology. EMV allows cardholder data to be stored more securely, potentially reducing the number of fraudulent transactions resulting from counterfeit, lost, and stolen credit cards. Compared to a traditional magnetic stripe card, …

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Apple Pay, NFC, EMV, Big-Store Security Breaches … And Lions And Tigers And Bears, Ohh-My!

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  With all the new technology on the way and the scary bad guys trying to get your customers card info, the onslaught of news probably has your head spinning in circles! Truth is, there is an explosion of change occurring in the electronic payment processing industry that you cannot ignore. Admittedly, it’s a little […]

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