Many “preferred” or “recommended” gateway providers are not high-risk friendly

Many “preferred” or “recommended” payment gateways are not high-risk friendly Below is a case study composite.  This is from some very recent experiences showing the importance of reading your terms and conditions before you automatically sign up for your website builder’s “preferred” payment gateway or merchant account. I just finished my second of two long conversations with a client we… Read More

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Google Checkout is going away

Google Checkout is going away Google has announced they are retiring their Google Checkout product. According to their support page,  Google’s Google Checkout service will end on November 20th, 2013. It appears as though merchants selling 100% digital goods can transition to Google Wallet for Digital Goods, and merchants and artists selling through Google Hosted sources like Google Play will… Read More

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Authorize.Net and on-line firearms sales

Authorize.Net and online firearms sales Update: As of January 2014 Authorize.Net is now allowing licensed, online gun/ FFL dealers, pepper spray sites, and ammunition websites to be set up on the Authorize.Net payment gateway but – you must make sure it is paired with an FFL friendly merchant account on the back end. A payment gateway, paired with a low-risk, FFL averse credit card processor… Read More

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So, when exactly are you billed for NMI payment gateway services?

When are you billed for the NMI payment gateway? NMI (Network Merchants LLC, DBA Network Merchants, Inc.) is the go-to payment gateway for many of our high-risk accounts. Their knowledgeable customer support team is always happy to help whenever needed. One question that pops up frequently though, is: When can I expect to be billed for my NMI gateway? The… Read More

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