5 Reasons EMV Chips Improve Transactions

“EMV” stands for “Europay, MasterCard, and Visa,” the three major credit-card companies that developed the technology used on the microchips embedded in modern credit and debit cards. These chips are quickly taking over from where the common but old-fashioned magnetic strips left off, and the strips themselves took over from systems like raised numbers and […]

How Credit Card Processing Works: 6 Simple Steps

Credit card transactions happen millions of times every day and processing occurs so instantaneously that most people have little understanding of what happens when they swipe their card or the card of their customers. If you’re a small business owner, having a basic understanding of the credit card processing process can help you deal with […]