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What to do if your merchant services credit card processing account is declined

Posted by Leigh Jones on Friday, May 30, 2014, In : merchant services credit card processing 

You applied for a merchant account so that you can enjoy merchant services credit card processing, but your application was declined.  Now what?  First of all, stay calm.  Different financial institutions asses risk differently.  For example, some people might consider travel a “risk” but others may cater to that type of business. 

The company you applied to could just not be the right fit for your merchant services credit card processing needs.  You may have to do a lot of research and...


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Merchant account terminal FAQs

Posted by Leigh Jones on Monday, November 25, 2013,

What is a merchant account terminal?

A merchant account terminal is a device that swipes the card that is processed through a merchant account.  A merchant account is a specific type of account that allows your company to accept several different types of payment, including credit cards, debit cards, and gift cards. The merchant account service has an existing relationship with a payment processor that will allow you to accept credit and debit cards.  Additionally, payments and fees can be e...


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