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What is a Credit Card Payment Processor?

Payments are the lifeblood of your business. It drives your growth, pays your employees, and most importantly, pays for the roof over your head. As a business owner, you must understand how the payment processing system works and how the payment processor is always on...

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Am I Considered a High Risk Merchant?

Being a high risk merchant is not an end-all. In fact, some of the most acclaimed businesses are considered high risk. But, what exactly does it mean to be a high risk business and what are some of the obstacles one would face under this...

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How Point of Sale is Changing: What You Need to Know

Credit cards and debit cards are everywhere. For many years now, it’s become imperative that businesses accept them; as denying these forms of payment can isolate consumers and discourage them from doing business with you. Having a strong point of sale,  i.e. payment terminals, card...

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