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...

Visa’s move to push EMV payments is aimed at capturing market share

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September 2, 2011

EMV Payments

There have been numerous articles over the past several days covering Visa’s plans to push U.S. merchants to adopt EMV-enabled payments. Visa said merchants who have at least 75 percent of their Visa transactions originate from chip-enabled terminals will be able to forgo...

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...

Visa launches Mobile Wallet

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May 27, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

When one door closes another opens, as the old saying goes. Google launched Google Wallets on May 26th in partnership with Mastercard.  Is Visa soon to follow? We had barely digested the news that Isis would abandon plans to develop its mobile payments network in favor of...

Gold, silver or bronze for NFC?

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April 15, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

On your mark, get set, pay!Samsung and Visa announced earlier this month that they are testing Near Field Communication (NFC) technology at the London Olympics in 2012. NFC is a short-range, wireless technology that allows mobile devices to talk to one another, therefore...

Director of Sales, Eric George Featured in Digital Transactions

March 1, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Director of Sales, Eric George was quoted in the March issue of Digital Transactions, discussing how Visa's new chargeback rules will affect consumers, issuers and acquires. George explains how this new change will make the process more efficient and cut down...

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...