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Confused by Chip Credit Cards?

Swipe the card? Nope.  Dip the card? Maybe. Feel like an idiot?  Definitely. Don’t be confused! Ask me how chip credit cards work- Christine@simplyccp.com

3 Reasons to NEVER Lease a Credit Card Machine

3 Reasons to NEVER Lease a Credit Card Machine Although leasing terminals has declined in recent years, some sales reps will try to convince you that leasing is the right option for you. They’ll tell you a bunch of great things like, “you’re not required to pay any money up front,” or “you’re guaranteed a … Continue reading 3 Reasons to NEVER Lease a Credit Card Machine

Why it seems like rates are increasing each month

Why does it seem rates are increasing each month? For one, you may be selling more this month than prior months.  That’s the easy answer, but did you know Visa and MasterCard increase rates twice a year in April and October?  In addition, the card ‘type’ your customer uses is what drives the rate.  For … Continue reading Why it seems like rates are increasing each month

What are Non-Compliance fees?

    PCI “Non-compliance” Fees The non-compliance PCI fee is assessed to your merchant account and provides no value except to collect extra revenue for your processor. It is a monthly fee for not being compliant with the PCI DSS standards. The fee usually ranges from $9.99 to $39.95, This type of PCI fee can … Continue reading What are Non-Compliance fees?

Basics of PCI Security

PCI Security Standards PCI and the Data Security Standards (DSS), establish protocols for protection of cardholder data,  mandating how card numbers and expiration dates must be protected. This is known as PCI Security. The Basics of PCI Compliance and Validation Regulations These regulations apply to financial institutions, Internet vendors and all e-commerce and retail merchants. … Continue reading Basics of PCI Security