Why the FTC is Watching Debt Collection Agencies

Why the FTC is Watching Debt Collection Agencies

When the Federal Trade Commission decided to pay more attention to the practices of collection agencies, it really meant it. A recent news item in Consumer Affairs is all the evidence needed. Apparently, a company called American Municipal Services Corporation, a debt collection agency in Texas that services more than 500 municipalities and collects utility…

Why Cross Border Acquiring Has Become More Difficult

Why Cross Border Acquiring Has Become More Difficult

If you’re are finding it more difficult to get an offshore merchant account, you’re not imagining things. Recent regulation changes from Visa have made the cross border acquiring process a little more complicated for merchants who want or need to process transactions through an offshore bank. Complicated, but certainly not impossible. The cross border acquiring…

Why E-Commerce Startup Merchants are Considered High Risk

Why E-Commerce Startup Merchants are Considered High Risk

Every month, Instabill merchant account managers receive leads about startup businesses in need of credit card processing. We welcome startups and give them whatever tools we can so they can succeed and thrive. And you never know who will be the next e-commerce giant. The fact that e-commerce startup merchants are considered high risk is…