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When a credit card transaction occurs, the data flows through many check points.

When a Credit Card is Used — How Your Data Moves

The Credit Card Transaction Process Is 5 Seconds Of Pure Magic

This week, we’re going ‘inside the transaction’ and break down what really happens during those precious seconds from swipe to receipt during every credit card...

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Credit Card Processing Explained — Who All the Players Are

A Lot of People Work Together to Process a Credit Card

A lot goes into the convenience of a consumer swiping their credit card at your business. Of course, for you, the merchant, the big thing you see is fees, right? But...

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The New Tax Bill – By The Numbers

With all the debate about the newly passed tax reform bill, it can be hard to know how it’ll affect your own wallet. For instance, Congress preserved the pass-thro...

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Is Your Data Secure?

The Quiz Your Small Business Needs To Take

It’s not just the “big guys” that become the victims of a data breach. It happens to businesses of all shapes and sizes. This quiz will help you determine if y...

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Tips On Dealing With Disruptive Customers

Disruptive customers have a way of quickly turning what was an enjoyable workday into a sour experience. There are few things worse. So, what do you do when these s...

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Meal Kits Are Eating Restaurant Profits

See Who's Feeding Your Customers At Home

Meal kit companies operate as a subscription service. People sign up to receive recipes and all the ingredients to make a fresh, nutritious meal at home. And these m...

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PCI Compliance Made Simple

Do It or Risk Financial Catastrophe

PCI Compliance. You’ve heard of it. You know you need it.  But you may not be quite sure what it’s all about. You might even be intimidated by it. So, in keepin...

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The End of Year Tasks That Aren’t All About the Numbers

This Time, It’s Not About The Money

We recently shared a blog about end-of-year financial tasks for small businesses. Super fun stuff, eh? But you gotta do it. And although the Benjamins might be on yo...

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You Need to Hire a Manager for Your Small Business…

Now What?

You can’t be at your business every minute of every day and let’s face it, you know it’s time to hire support. You need to hire a manager but you have no idea ...

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5 End-of-Year Financial Tasks for Small Businesses

2017 is coming to a fast close. As your fiscal year ends, here are five financial tasks you need to move to the top of your ‘to do’ list. Look at your P&L s...

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