Small Businesses and Tablets

There was a study done to evaluate whether or not small businesses are utilizing the benefits that are to be had when it comes to using tablets in work. The study concluded that small businesses are losing out in terms of productivity and cost savings. Less than half...

Shop for Value, Not for Price

There are a lot of companies offering credit card processing services these days. Unfortunately, they all have the same sounding sales pitch. “We’ll lower your rates, you’ll pay less, your rates are too high…” etc. They all seem to focus...

The Durbin Amendment: Looking Back

It has been almost 9 months since the Durbin Amendment (lowering interchange rates on debit and check cards) went into effect. It is still early to know the full extent of what repercussions the amendment will have but the initial shock and concern regarding how...

Savings on Checkcards

Last year, some legislation was passed that reduced the cost of processing certain debit transactions, specifically Visa and MasterCard check card transactions. The Durbin Amendment, as it’s called, was passed in an effort to reduce the costs associated with...

Technology Reigns for Merchant Services

The popular movie franchise Back to the Future, speculated at what the future might hold in the year 2015 with such devices as automatic drying/fitting jackets, flying cars, instant meals, and the ever popular hoverboards. While this type of technology may not be what...