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The Anti-Fraud Tactics Online Credit Card Processing Merchants are Using

The Anti-Fraud Tactics Online Credit Card Processing Merchants are Using

Perhaps because I work with online credit card processing merchants, and I fully know the fraud risks involved, I get nervous when purchasing high ticket items online. Recently my 16-year-old son joined a mountain biking team out of a local bike shop, which called for a significant upgrading in mountain bikes. We found one which…

Gas Buddy Thriving with ACH Processing Bank Transfers (Other Merchants Should Follow)

Gas Buddy Thriving with ACH Processing Bank Transfers (Other Merchants Should Follow)

With rising gas prices, we think Gas Buddy is on to something. We’re hopeful that other businesses will follow. Gas Buddy, the gas price website which locates the least expensive fueling stations by zip code, launched Pay with Gas Buddy one year ago, a discount fueling program that enables consumers to pay by ACH processing…

Dynamic CVV Codes Could Transform E-Commerce Merchant Services

Dynamic CVV Codes Could Transform E-Commerce Merchant Services

We read recently that credit card processing giant WorldPay, also a longtime acquiring banking partner of ours, is in the testing stages of a credit card equipped with a dynamic, changing CVV code. We think it’s a terrific idea that would transform the business of e-commerce merchant services and significantly secure online transactions that are…

Succeeding as an international merchant services provider means finding a balance at checkout

Succeeding as an international merchant services provider means finding a balance at checkout

Because I work for an international merchant services provider, I take particular note of the different online checkout processes, and how easy/complicated they are, the friction and the mistakes some merchants make. Recently I went to purchase the soccer jersey of the German club, Borussia Dortmund, for my son for his birthday on a popular…

New Check Processing Solution: High Marks from High Risk Merchants

New Check Processing Solution: High Marks from High Risk Merchants

In our long history of processing credit card transactions for e-commerce businesses worldwide, we feel the check processing solutions we offer are a little known gem. We’re working hard so that they become well known – we believe every business can benefit from check solutions. In recent weeks, we’ve quietly, successfully tested a new check…

New Twist in Lending Could Trigger Uptick in ACH Payment Processing Solutions

New Twist in Lending Could Trigger Uptick in ACH Payment Processing Solutions

We’ve offered both check solutions and ACH payment processing solutions to payday lending merchants since shortly after Instabill opened shop in 2001. Payday lending, which has always been a controversial industry, is about to get more interesting. The industry has been on a roller coaster ride within the last five years, with states imposing regulations…