How to Pay Lower Rates when Accepting American Express Cards


By Jaredd Galloway, ETA Certified Payments Professional As the payments industry continues to evolve, so do the options small business owners have when it comes to the way they accept payments. It wasn’t too long ago that a business owner had to separately apply to accept Discover or American Express card payments. Often, merchants elected […]

How Your Business Can Avoid EMV Chargebacks


By Jaredd Galloway, ETA Certified Payments Professional   The hope of reducing fraud and loss was the intent when the U.S. payment card industry introduced the October 2015 EMV liability shift for merchants. The goal was to encourage merchants to adopt technology capable of processing the more secure EMV chip cards as a way to prevent and discourage counterfeit mag […]

Clover App Market Spotlight: Kitchen Display App


Clover recognizes that every business is different. So why purchase a Point-of-Sale system that isn’t as unique as your business is? You’ve worked hard to make your business what it is, so let Clover do the dirty work from here! With Clover, you can add hardware and software to create a specialized and affordable Point-of-Sale […]

PCI Compliance: What You Need To Know


  Credit card security breaches are a nightmare, even for the biggest companies in the world. Take Target for instance, who in December of 2013 experienced one of the largest credit card breaches of all time, with 70 million of their customer’s personal information compromised and 40 million credit and debit cards stolen. Small or […]