thoughts, ideas, and news from the worlds of payment processing, banking,
and software integration

  • Scammers are always pushing to find the vulnerabilities in your security programs and systems. By choosing the right payment processor, and taking the steps outlined below, you can do a lot to protect your customers’ data.

  • You shouldn’t have to jump back and forth between multiple programs just to complete everyday business and managerial tasks. Plus, it’s important to choose a POS that suits your industry. If you're experiencing any of these 4 issues, it may be time to update your Point of Sale.

  • As technology evolves, experts agree credit cards will affect our day-to-day lives in new ways. From transportation to person-to-person transactions, one thing is certain: credit cards are here to stay. Here are just a few of the developments you can expect to see in the not-so-distant future.

  • Credit and debit cards affect American businesses in a profound way. As a business owner, you simply can’t ignore credit cards. Here’s why.

  • We think the best way to honor the early champions of the working man is by relaxing at the pool with friends and family. But first, enjoy some trivia about the holiday you’re enjoying. Spoiler alert: you can definitely wear white after Labor Day.

  • Have you been wondering if a virtual terminal is the right point-of-sale solution for your business? Here are a few things to consider.

  • You don’t need to understand the inner workings of credit card processing to get a good rate and great service. But, a general understanding of how it works can help you avoid unnecessary fees.

  • It’s puzzling. A shopper peruses your site and adds item after item to their online cart, only to abandon their purchase. Here are three things you can do to get customers through the checkout process.

  • What better way to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence than with barbecue, fireworks and s’mores? We hope these 8 fun facts about Independence Day will get you in the celebratory spirit.

  • Merchant Services is a completely different animal from the rest of banking. How do you know if your program is living up to its earning potential?