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11 03, 2020

Understanding and Identifying Chargeback Fraud

By |2020-03-11T21:11:40+00:00March 11th, 2020|blogs, Chargeback Prevention, Fraud Prevention|

Friendly Fraud Part 1 - Understanding and identifying chargeback fraud Friendly fraud, also known as chargeback fraud or digital transaction fraud, is a common problem faced by modern businesses. This type of fraud affects both online and physical stores and is widespread across industry sectors. While the terms 'friendly fraud' and 'chargeback fraud' are often used interchangeably, the intention behind each incident differs greatly and affects how you need [...]

25 02, 2020

[2020 GUIDE] The Best Chargeback Prevention Plan

By |2020-02-25T18:32:00+00:00February 25th, 2020|blogs|

Offense is the Best Defense - Why you need to plan for Chargebacks ahead Running a successful business online is about much more than hard work and discipline. Between marketing, fulfillment, customer service and more, you need good financial management if you ever want to succeed. Chargeback prevention is an important piece of the puzzle. Not only do they eat away at your profits, high chargeback ratios will create severe [...]

13 02, 2020

The Importance of Proactive Fraud Prevention

By |2020-02-13T13:40:34+00:00February 13th, 2020|Fraud Prevention|

Operating a business in the modern world is full of challenges and opportunities. Along with producing great products and services, it's important to protect yourself financially. The reality is, businesses lose money through fraud all the time, so you'll want to stay on your toes when it comes to financial matters. Rather than hoping for the best or dealing with problems after they occur, proactive fraud management can help [...]

3 02, 2020

What Is a Direct Merchant Account, and How Is It Different than PayPal?

By |2020-02-03T12:47:56+00:00February 3rd, 2020|blogs|

Any business that wants to accept credit and debit card e-commerce payments must have a merchant account. There are two options—a direct merchant account (DMA) or a third-party account, such as PayPal. To make an informed choice for your business, you’ll need to know what a DMA is and how it’s different than PayPal. What Is a Direct Merchant Account? A DMA is a bank account that merchants open [...]

21 01, 2020

Considering Stripe to Process Credit Cards? A Direct Merchant Account Is Better

By |2020-01-21T16:28:48+00:00January 21st, 2020|blogs|

As an e-commerce business, you need to be able to accept credit and debit card transactions. You have several options, including Stripe, a third-party type of account, or a Direct Merchant Account (DMA). There are many benefits to processing credit cards, in addition to risks and costs. Let’s look at how Stripe stacks up against a DMA. DMAs Explained DMAs are dedicated accounts that are set-up by payment processors [...]