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What is a payment gateway?

August 23, 2021

Picture the transaction process in a store. Purchasing a T-shirt, the cashier would ring up the cost amount, you would take your credit or debit card out, and either swipe, tap, or dip your card with the terminal. Your card would be accepted, the payment would process, and you would walk out of the store…

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What is ACH?

July 18, 2021

ACH (Automated Clearing House) is a replacement for paper checks. Essentially ACH electronically transfers money between US bank accounts. This transfer is done through the ACH network which means credit and debit cards are not involved in the transaction. Have you paid bills online or gotten your pay through direct deposit? Or even send money…

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What are Contactless Payments?

June 22, 2021

What are contactless payments and why does your business need them? Contactless payments are a newer form of payment transactions. Within your credit/debit card, there is a small chip that is embedded to emit radio waves at a short-range. When your card comes in close contact with the payment terminal, the information is transferred from…

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5 reasons You Should Upgrade/Change Your Terminal

May 25, 2021

Your terminals are slow/time out 18% of those shopping online abandoned their shopping cart due to a slow checkout. Imagine how your customer is feeling while they wait uncomfortably at your checkout counter while their payment slowly processes. This is a tell-tale sign that your terminal is at its end. This may be due to…

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