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  • Guidance for Outlining your Key Payments Goals in 2020

    As you are coming up with your personal resolutions for the new year, we wanted to offer some potential payments ‘resolutions’ or goals for your organization for 2020. Here are 5 key payments goals that you should tackle or start tackling in 2020: 1. Security – Encryption/Tokenization/Omni-channel Every retailer with exception of Automated Fuel Dispensers

    December 19, 2019
  • Payments are Constantly Changing – October 2019 Regs Release Highlights

    The joys of the fall season…football, beautiful weather, leaves are falling, and card brand rate changes. As the card brands tend to make their regulatory and rate changes every Spring and Fall, we like to keep you updated on many of the most significant changes, so you are prepared for the final quarter of 2019

    October 22, 2019
  • Strategies for Managing the Cost of Processing Small Ticket Payments

    Published in AFP Payments Newsletter July 2012 The cost of processing low value debit card sales (transactions less than $15.00) has dramatically increased for merchants since the implementation of the Durbin amendment on October 1, 2011. While this new regulation caps the debit interchange fees for regulated transactions and has saved billions of dollars for

    July 1, 2012
  • Overview of EMV in the U.S.

    What is EMV & why is it important? EMV is an acronym for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, and represents the 1994 founders of the global standard for credit and debit payments based on chip card technology.  Today, Europay is owned by MasterCard and EMV standards are set by EMVCo, a joint venture of Visa, MasterCard,

    February 22, 2012
  • Undercard Bout – American Express prepares for 12 rounds with the DOJ

    Anand Goel was quoted in an article by Andrew Deichler in the AFP Exchange December 2010 issue American Express is lacing up its gloves and preparing to do battle with a fairly formidable opponent: the U.S. Department of Justice. In an attempt to crack down on credit card companies that it feels hold too much

    December 1, 2010
  • Get a Grip – Understanding and Managing Your Payments Effective Cost

    Published in AFP Exchange October 2009 Pricing in the credit card processing industry is very complex and most merchant statements do not make it any easier to understand. There are so many technical and industry laden terms – interchange fees, qualification tiers, downgrades, batch fees, ACH fees, authorization fees, settlement fees, AVS fees, and PCI

    October 1, 2009


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