30 11, 2017

Why Banks Are Betting Big on Blockchain

By |2018-05-31T10:52:39+00:00November 30th, 2017|Technology|2 Comments

“Blockchain” is one of the hottest buzzwords in tech this year, and it’s on its way to disrupting numerous industries. Most notably, banks and other financial institutions are starting to show interest. The financial services industry is notoriously slow to innovate so this is a big deal.

28 11, 2017

4 Ways to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids

By |2018-05-31T10:53:54+00:00November 28th, 2017|Startups|0 Comments

Entrepreneurs are a rare breed, with a unique combination of ambition, determination, courage, and a little crazy all mixed together. Many entrepreneurial traits are certainly very desirable, for adults and children alike. Fostering these values at an early age is important to raising kids who will be successful business owners and employees in the future.

22 11, 2017

Chargebacks vs. Retrieval Requests: What’s the Difference?

By |2018-05-31T10:54:44+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Chargebacks|1 Comment

We’ve written several blogs about chargebacks recently. Why have we devoted so much time to this topic? Because while hopefully chargebacks won’t happen all that often, when they do they can dramatically affect your business. We’re going to dive into the topic again today, and we’ll also introduce you to a related issue – retrieval requests.

21 11, 2017

13 Tips to Guard Your Business Against Chargebacks

By |2018-05-31T10:56:29+00:00November 21st, 2017|Chargebacks|3 Comments

Chargebacks can be a major hassle for business owners, and they can really hurt your bottom line. When a customer disputes a charge with their bank and the money is returned to that customer, they get to keep the merchandise and you get to pay a chargeback fee to the bank – ugh!

16 11, 2017

4 Ways to Choose the Wrong Credit Card Processor

By |2018-05-31T10:57:05+00:00November 16th, 2017|Credit Card Processing, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

Choosing a credit card processor to work with your new business can be a challenging task, but it’s one you have to take seriously. We’ve written a few blogs in the past on how to choose the right one, but in this article we’re focusing on what NOT to do.

14 11, 2017

Why Hiring Veterans is a No-Brainer

By |2018-05-31T10:57:43+00:00November 14th, 2017|Startups, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As our nation celebrated Veterans Day last week, I took some time to reflect on the traits that veterans embody that make them tremendous assets to any team. Here are just a few of the reasons I believe taking a chance on a veteran isn’t really taking a chance at all.

9 11, 2017

Your Guide to Conquering Chargebacks

By |2018-05-31T10:58:17+00:00November 9th, 2017|Credit Card Processing|4 Comments

Accepting credit cards is a wonderful feature for businesses to offer their customers, but it does come with risks. One of those risks is the threat of a chargeback. Let’s dig a little deeper into what happens during a chargeback and how you can protect yourself.

7 11, 2017

4 Reasons to Start a Gift Card Program in Time for the Holidays

By |2018-05-31T10:58:58+00:00November 7th, 2017|Credit Card Processing, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

During the holiday season, gift cards are all the rage. They make quick gifts for when shopping time is limited and are the perfect choice for that notoriously hard to shop for someone. If your business is not already offering gift cards, you should probably at least consider them. Here are four reasons why.

2 11, 2017

Is Next Day Funding Right for Your Business?

By |2018-05-31T11:06:36+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Credit Card Processing|0 Comments

One common bonus that credit card processors use to earn your business is the promise of next day funding. It sounds great – make a sale today and get your money tomorrow – but it’s not without tradeoffs. Here’s how to decide if next day funding is really for you.