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More on EMV

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In America, paying with credit or debit cards has become nearly ubiquitous, while cash and check payments are at all-time lows. Unfortunately, the United States leads the world in payment card fraud, even though we only makes up 23.5 percent of total transaction volume. Why is this the case? A significant portion of this disparity is [...]

Saltsha Loyalty Rewards Explained

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Look at your keychain. How many loyalty rewards cards (grocery, gas, coffee, sandwiches, airlines, bank, etc.) do you have, just waiting to be used and get you to that next level or that extra discount? More than two? More than five? Maybe you even offer a rewards program to your own customers already. Why not? [...]

When Fraud Hit Home

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Today, we are excited to have a guest post from Keith Sampson. Take a look at the great information he gives from his own experience with credit card fraud.  In my line of work, I am always explaining what PCI compliance is and helping our customers with it. I have taken the calls from upset [...]

What You Need to Know About Credit Card Chips vs. Strips

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Generally, when people say someone has a magnetic personality, it’s a compliment. But for credit cards, that’s no longer the case. Though the U.S. uses magnetic strips on their credit cards, it may be time to give them a more robotic personality. China, England, Canada, and 127 other countries around the world use credit cards [...]

Why Card Payment is Better than Cash

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Most people expect the option to pay with a plastic card, but with up to a 4% swipe fee per card, small businesses can have a hard time providing this convenience. Fees are not the only difficulty businesses face when accepting card payments. Cyber fraud can wipe out funds instantly. But several disadvantages also accompany [...]

Why You Should Process Mobile Payments

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Since the 1800s, the concept of credit has been used for buying and selling. The first credit card, “Charge It,” was invented by a man named John Biggins. In 1951, the first bank card was created as a method for business owner’s to accept payments from their customers. Credit cards have been very useful to [...]

When Should You Start Accepting Credit Cards?

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According to a 2013 study by TSYS, nearly half of consumers prefer debit as a method of payment, while 35 percent preferred credit. Obviously, consumers want to pay with plastic! Unfortunately, more than 50 percent of U.S. small businesses refuse payment with anything other than cash. Why don’t these businesses accept cards? For most, it’s [...]

8 Ways Credit Cards Are Like Valentine’s Day

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Have you ever thought about how many ways credit cards and Valentine’s Day are similar? You may not think plastic cards and love have much in common, but they do. Here’s how: People either love Valentine’s Day or hate it, depending on if they have a special someone to celebrate. Similarly, people either love or [...]