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How To Get Credit Card Machines For Your Small Business

Cash is a forgotten method of currency. Unless frequenting a vending machine, most people do not carry cash with them. Debit and credit cards have dominated the market due to their security and convenience. It is crucial that when owning a small business that these methods of payment are able to be received. But what […]

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Understanding Credit Card Fees For Merchants

Credit card fee for merchants are charged purposely for the maintenance of the service. There is an increase in the number of credit card service providers and thus prices vary. When searching for the right service that will cater for all your needs, you will be better off first understanding all the fees involved and […]

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Free POS Software for PC: Features to Check

The quality of the free POS software for PC is as important as the POS machine that constitutes the POS system. Since initial cost is largely spent on the actual hardware, little attention is placed on the selection of the POS software that runs on the system and provides the actual interface. While there are […]

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Debit Depositing – How Does Your Money Get There?

Depositing a debit card transaction is a little different than depositing a credit card transaction and with it, are unique scenarios that could cause your transactions to reverse. Unlike Visa and MasterCard, the Interac debit network is not a hub though which all transaction pass-through but rather an intricate network where all Issuers and all […]

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Depositing – How Does it Happen and What Can Go Wrong

As a merchant, one of your primary goals is probably to get paid at the end of the day.  But did you ever wonder how those transactions you process through your terminal end up as funds in your bank account?  Probably not… the logistics behind transaction processing is hardly what would make up good coffee […]

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Cash Back: What is it & should you offer it?

Now with even your favourite coffee store accepting plastic, does anyone even carry cash anymore? While paying with cash is becoming more and more obsolete but there will always be those individuals who prefer to pay with this method.  And with the ever growing concern of debt and money management, more and more experts are […]

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Leasing vs. Owning Your POS Terminal

POS Terminal simply stands for Point of Sale Terminal, it’s a fancy way saying credit card machine or debit card machine.   The questions we will be addressing in this article is: “Is It Better To Lease or Is It Better To Buy Your POS Terminal?” When the banks deregulated the Merchant Services for business all […]

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