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Setting up a direct merchant account-What you need to know

If you plan on accepting mobile payments and/or credit card payments, then the first thing you need to do is set up a merchant account. These accounts are what allows you to accept payments from customers, whether it be online or in a retail environment. Here's what you should know about merchant accounts and how to find the best provider for your business needs. Know how you want to accept [...]

By |2019-12-12T00:08:41+00:00December 12th, 2019|blogs|

What Is NFC and Why is it Blowing Up?

In the modern digital age, a question had formed over the years, how many people use a card to pay for everything, and how many people use cash? The first cash register was invented on January 30th, 1883 by James Ritty—a saloon keeper. He nicknamed it the “incorruptible cashier”, Ritty was being cute for sure, but little did he know that dishonesty and fraud were going to be around [...]

By |2019-09-16T17:44:39+00:00August 26th, 2019|blogs, Credit Card Payment Processing|

Different Types of Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud accounts for about 30% of identity theft cases. As more and more people turn to ecommerce for shopping as well as starting a business or taking their existing one online, the importance of keeping your data safe has never been more important. At Pinpoint Payments, we have protected many businesses from credit card fraud and one thing we’ve noticed is that people don’t realize just how [...]

By |2019-09-16T17:42:33+00:00August 16th, 2019|blogs, Fraud Prevention|