Merchant IDs for High-Risk Verticals

Our handy-dandy glossary of payments terms defines a merchant account as: "A bank account which the merchant holds with an acquiring bank to process credit card transactions." A "merchant ID" [...]

The Anatomy of Transaction Fees

Plain talk: figuring out your processing costs can be a real pain in the cashflow. Card schemes like Visa and Mastercard have their own unique rate structures, as do the [...]

A Strategy for Using Call Centers

When a cardholder sees a transaction on their bill that they don't recognize, or that they were unsatisfied with, they don't call the merchant. More often then not, they call [...]