Combating Fraud

From 2012 through 2016, it was reported that the Federal Trade Commission had more than 12.5 million reports of fraud during that time.  Understandably, consumers lost over $725 million during that time frame.  That is a boat ton of money. …

Your Business and Square...

Recently I have been getting a large amount of questions regarding Square. Is Square right for my business? Is it really as expensive as people say? I hear it is really simple and all the equipment is free, is that true? Well,…

Accepting the CHIP just got more expensive....MAYBE

In 2017, PCI-DSS made some changes.  For those of you that don't know what that stands for, (Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standards) it's the technology that tries to keep customer card data safe.  This is good thing for business…

Difference between Debit and Check Cards

If you are a business owner, raise your hand if you have been told that accepting 'Debit Cards' is less expensive for your business...   What would you say if I told you that the passing of the Frank-Dodd Act, made that statement obsolete? …

ApplePay or Googlepay? Using it or accepting it...

Since the 2 newest tech phones have hit the market (IPhone 8 or Samsung Galaxy S8) there's a pretty good chance if you have a cell phone, it's probably a smart phone.  I'm not sure too many flip phones are still in use or even working for that…