Category: Credit Cards

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A Short Guide to Restaurant Credit Card Processing

Around 81 percent of transactions are cashless today. If you’re in the hospitality industry and thinking about improving your business, you should learn more about restaurant credit card processing. It will better establish your business, boost sales, improve cash flow, and eliminate the risk of getting bad checks while providing affordable and acceptable rates.

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Small Business’ Guide to Debit Card Fees

Paying with plastic instead of cash is convenient for the customers in stores. On the Internet, there’s no other option. For the merchants, however, that often means calculating credit and debit card fees and expenses. Here’s a short guide on those expenses.

Explaining the Acquirer Processor Fee in Credit Card Processing

Have you decided to start accepting Visa credit cards? Introducing cashless payment options can bring all kinds of benefits to merchants. However, before you begin accepting cards as a form of payment, you should be familiar with what you pay for this service. Among others, an acquirer processor fee will appear on your monthly statement. But would you even be able to spot it there? And what is it, to start with? We want to provide you with some answers.

Understanding Credit Card Transaction Fees

Did you know that seven in ten Americans have at least one credit card? Contactless payment has become a crucial part of every small business. There are so many advantages that such payments bring, but there also come a few questions. For instance, how do credit card transaction fees work? Contactless payment seems particularly complex to those who’ve just started their business or who’ve just implemented this form of payment.

How Credit Card Processing Works – All You Need to Know

Have you opened a small business recently and want to provide your customers with as many payment methods as possible, including the option of paying with plastic? It’s a rational decision given the rise of cashless payments, but you still might be uncertain about how credit card processing works? Even though it might seem complex at first sight, the entire process can be broken into several steps and just a few key participants. Understanding every step is of paramount importance for a business owner.

The Truth About Flat Rate Credit Card Processing

If you’ve just opened a small business and expect to process lots of smaller cashless transactions, you might have heard somewhere that flat rate credit card processing is the way to go. To put it simply, it’s a pricing model wherein your chosen processor typically charges a fixed rate (in the range of 2.75% – 2.9%) for each transaction you process.

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What Is a Good Effective Rate for Credit Card Processing

If you’re a merchant who accepts payments with cards, odds are you’ve asked yourself: “What is a good effective rate for credit card processing?” To be able to answer this question, we have to take a closer look at what these rates are, what they include, and how they’re calculated. If the percentage seems too high, there might be ways in which you can lower it. Let’s take a look.

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CP vs. CNP: All You Need to Know About Card Not Present Transaction

With the number of payments via credit cards growing by the minute, merchants should acquaint themselves with potential risks associated with accepting such payment methods. One of those risks stems from the card not present transaction (CNP). Though completely legitimate by itself, it can land you in financial troubles if misused. Stay with us to learn the basics of CNP and improve and protect your business.

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