Visa & MasterCard Rules and Regulations

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May 31, 2012

Credit Card Rules and Regulations

As a merchant accepting MasterCard® and Visa®, there are basic card acceptance rules that you must follow. By adhering to these rules, you can increase customer satisfaction and ensure that you do not run into compliance issues, which may put your continued ability to accept...

Merchant Account Rates - Only Half the Story

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May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

What are your Merchant Account Rates? This is a question our sales team hears throughout the day. So why doesn’t Merchant Warehouse just post our rates for merchant accounts on our website so that customers can compare pricing? The answer is a bit more complex than you may...

A Student's Guide to the Credit Card

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May 31, 2012

Working in merchant services since 1998, Merchant Warehouse has long believed that an informed consumer is an empowered consumer. This expands beyond our own training and education programs for merchants looking to learn more about processing credit cards at their...

Credit Card Responsibility and Keeping Yourself Out of Debt

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January 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

As people transition from high school into college or jobs, many things start changing. Students will have to adapt to a new way of a life when freshman year begins. They will be faced with the new and challenging world of finance management. Credit card companies love to offer...

MasterCard

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December 10, 2011

MasterCard Worldwide is a multinational corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York, that facilitates transactions between merchants’ banks and purchasers’ banks when its branded credit and debit cards are used for payment. It became a publicly traded company in 2006,...

The Durbin Amendment

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September 1, 2011

Durbin Amendment

The Durbin Amendment is Section 920 in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act, which is part of the broader Financial Regulation Reform and Consumer Act passed by the Senate in May 2010.The Durbin Amendment was included in the Dodd-Frank bill by Senator Richard...

Is 'Being Google' enough to jump start adoption of the new wallet?

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June 6, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Since the release of the Google Wallet last week many industry experts and analysts have honed in on the idea that “being Google” is just not enough to make mobile payments become mainstream, but it could get the attention of the mainstream.  And we concur.  One of the...

Google Wallet is here! Do we care?

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May 27, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

When you want to look up a restaurant or dry cleaner in your area most people just “Google” it. Well, if all goes according to what we’re hearing, you may be able to pay for your dinner and freshly pressed trousers by just “Googling” them as well. Google announced Google...

Bankruptcy Notification Service

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December 10, 2010

The Bankruptcy Notification Service is a joint effort of the two major worldwide credit card companies (MasterCard and Visa) to log, track and assess bankruptcy filings and related items. All individual and business bankruptcy filings, and related cases, are gathered from...

Understanding U.S. Based Merchant Account Restrictions

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December 10, 2010

There are certain kinds of companies that the credit card associations will not do business with, meaning the firms cannot open a merchant account and cannot process their charges through anyone elses, either. When determining exactly who is to be included on this “...