How Can a Financial Analyst Help Your Business Mitigate Credit Card Fraud?

As the digital world and technology advance, fraud and cybercrimes continue to evolve. In the US, 389,737 credit card fraud cases were reported in 2021, with losses totaling $181 million. Credit card information is also now more easily accessible thanks to sophisticated phishing scams and card skimming equipment; criminals no longer need access to the physical card… Read more »


How to win card present chargebacks every time

Credit card chargebacks can be a major headache for merchants. Not only do they result in lost revenue, but they can also damage a merchant’s reputation and even result in the loss of their ability to accept credit card payments altogether. However, by understanding chargeback reason codes and taking steps to prevent them, merchants can… Read more »


Electronic Payments: Mitigating Credit Card Fraud

From online shopping to entertainment subscriptions, contactless payments have risen in popularity over the past several years. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, it pushed businesses — big and small — to adopt contactless payments to cater to customer needs, and today, the shift only continues to grow. According to Grand View Research Inc. data, the… Read more »


Hosted payment page TIPS

If you’ve used the CardConnect Hosted Payment Page (HPP) before, you’re likely familiar with our example to the right. Did you know however, you can pre-fill the ‘Total Amount Due‘ section, rather than letting the customer fill it in? Simply add ” total= ” followed by the amount, to the end of the URL. You… Read more »

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What Do Payment Processors Do?

If you own a small business, you need to know what happens when someone comes to your business to buy something. When you take a payment from a customer, you do not want the customer (or your business) to encounter issues. Otherwise, your revenue could suffer, and your customers will lose faith in your business…. Read more »

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What Are Merchant Services For Small Businesses?

If you run a business, then you probably have a lot on your plate. You need to figure out how you can meet the needs of your customers and clients while still generating enough money to keep the lights on. In addition, how will you accept payments? The days of accepting only cash are long… Read more »


Fuel Pumps Down? We Can Help!

Having issues with your fuel pumps? Looking to upgrade to EMV acceptance and not sure where to start? We can help! Our team works directly with you and your fuel pump technician on First Data’s Buypass platform. Whether you’re using Gilbarco Passport, Ruby Commander, or another fuel retail POS solution, we have all the answers… Read more »


Backup Withholding

We hope our merchants never encounter backup withholding, but it can be an unfortunate reality for any business owner. The good news is that if you find yourself in this situation, we can help! We’ll cover some frequently asked questions regarding backup withholding, and encourage you to reach out to our team right away for… Read more »

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Applying for a Merchant Account

Smart merchants know that accepting credit and debit card payments from their customers means more business, more profit and more satisfied clients. But how do you set your business up to take card payments in the first place? This can be a confusing and frustrating process, but CardConnect Paradise makes it simple for you by… Read more »

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Understanding Underwriting

The underwriting process can be confusing and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be! Understanding what information the underwriters are asking for and why it’s being requested can help put merchants at ease and speed along the process. After all, an underwriting review is necessary in order to be approved for a merchant account, and… Read more »