The terms “credit card” and “charge card” are often used interchangeably. In fact, although they are accepted the same way when presented at the point of sale, there are significant differences between them that card users should understand when applying for and using either.
A new study of data breach victims underscores just how critical it is for retailers to protect themselves and their customers from the scourge of identity theft. The Consumer Data Insecurity Report concludes that consumers want to feel safer when making purchases, including immediate notification when their personal and financial information has been compromised by a data breach.
Although staying safe on the Internet is of critical importance throughout the year, October has been designated National Cyber Security Awareness Month as a time to raise awareness in both the public and private sectors through various events and initiatives.
Choosing a merchant account provider for your credit card processing needs isn’t difficult, but it does take some preparation and consideration on your part. If you’re new to credit card processing and wonder how to get started, here are some tips to help you make the wisest choice for your business.
A recent online survey of small business owners has revealed that many of them have trouble letting go of their day-to-day responsibilities even while on vacation. Luckily, the technology exists to help them keep their finger on the pulse of their operation, including credit card processing.