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PCI Compliance

Feb 18, 2020 1:23:29 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Merchant Services Payment Processing

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Intro to PCI Compliance

When it comes to a growing business, the safety and security of your and your customers’ sensitive information and data is likely top of mind—especially when it comes to payments.

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Interchange Plus Pricing is not always perfect.

Jan 17, 2020 12:37:20 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Merchant Services Payment Processing

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As more information becomes available about credit card processing and more people with superficial knowledge write about the topic, interchange plus is often touted as the be-all end-all to opaque billing and high credit card processing charges. This is a dangerously expensive misconception.

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Tiered pricing or interchange plus?

Jan 17, 2020 12:14:17 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Merchant Services Payment Processing

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Understanding how credit card processing fees are determined and how different merchant account pricing models work can save your business hundreds of dollars a month in transaction costs. One of the first questions you’ll ask is “Which should I go with, tiered pricing or interchange plus?” Tiered pricing is never in your best interest, but don’t just take my word for it. In this article, I’ll lay out the differences so you can see for yourself.

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