Breaking Down the Costs of Credit Card Processing


For businesses that accept credit cards, the merchant account statement represents the sum of three basic types of charges: interchange, assessments and markups. Understanding the rates and fees that you are paying is one way to make sure you’re getting the best products and services for your credit card processing needs.

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5 Easy Steps for Preventing Online Credit Card Fraud


When your business address is prefaced by “www” and ends in “.com”, you need all the help you can get when it comes to preventing online credit card fraud.

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Credit Card Processing and Payment Gateways


If you’re an online merchant, you’ve probably heard about electronic payment gateways in reference to credit card processing, and you may even use one. However, there may be some confusion in your mind as to what exactly a payment gateway is and how it differs from a virtual terminal. TransFirst® has the information you need to clarify the situation.

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Accepting Credit Cards Pays Off for Small Business


One of the biggest challenges for a small business is competing with larger businesses with greater resources. One proven strategy for leveling the playing field is to accept credit cards.

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Comparing Merchant Account Providers


Selecting the best merchant account provider for your business is a critical move that requires some time and effort on your part. At TransFirst®, we believe the process starts with an honest assessment of your business and the type(s) of credit card processing options it requires — traditional retail, e-commerce, mobile, wireless, dialup and so on.

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