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13 02, 2019

8 Simple Yet Highly Effective Tips to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud is no joke; according to Forbes, merchants in the United States are losing approximately $190 billion a year to credit card fraud. Customers of banks lose around $4.8 billion, with banks themselves losing an additional $11 billion. The scale of this problem is massive, with credit[...]
13 02, 2019

Wells Fargo System Outage 2019: What You Need To Know

As of February 8, 2019, the Wells Fargo mobile has been experiencing difficulties in operation. From the Wells Fargo Twitter: “We’re experiencing system issues due to a power shutdown at one of our facilities, initiated after smoke was detected following routine maintenance. We’re working to[...]
25 01, 2019

High Risk Businesses | Pinpoint Payments | Payment Processing Solutions

A business is considered high-risk when it meets one of two conditions. The first is that it operates in an industry that is considered high-risk, or prone to health concerns or controversial practices. These types of businesses include software, health and wellness, travel and hospitality, legal[...]
23 05, 2018

VCR Launches, E-Commerce Braces for Impact

By Benjamin Grossman | May 23rd, 2018 | eCommerce, chargebacks
Learn what to expect in Visa’s new chargeback program One thing you can always expect in e-commerce is change. As technology has become more sophisticated, so has the way in which people shop and how they pay. When you accept a transaction online, you’re attempting to verify that the card does, in[...]
22 11, 2017

Have Yourself a Merry Mobile

By Benjamin Grossman | November 22nd, 2017 | eCommerce, blogs
As the countdown to the holidays continues, shoppers are beginning to flock to the stores for their gift purchases. With almost 8 billion mobile devices around the world – yes, more than the current population of the world – you know a lot of these purchases will be done online.
14 11, 2017

Card-Not-Present Fraud | Pinpoint Payments | Payment Processing Solutions

By Benjamin Grossman | November 14th, 2017 | Fraud Prevention, eCommerce, blogs
It was a revolution when we stopped having to sign carbon paper credit card slips. Then came the fateful day we no longer had to call the credit card company for authorization. As convenient as credit card transactions have become, cardholders are understandably anxious about the possibility of[...]
02 11, 2017

Are You Really Ready for the Holidays? | Pinpoint Payments | Payment Processing Solutions

The holiday season is once again upon us. Consumers are already marking important dates like Black Friday and Cyber Monday in their calendars to grab the best deals for Christmas and Hanukkah well before they arrive. You have to start planning early to get the biggest possible boost from customers,[...]
10 08, 2017

7 Web-Based Wireframe Tools | Pinpoint Payments | Merchant Processing Service

By Benjamin Grossman | August 10th, 2017 | eCommerce, blogs
If you sell online, you’ve probably seen wireframes—blueprint-like diagrams that outline the relative size and placement of each element on a web page. Every designer uses them and some won’t put pointer to pixel until you’ve signed off on one.
05 05, 2017

9 Terms to Understand for Online Payments | Pinpoint Payments | Merchant Processing Service

By Benjamin Grossman | May 05th, 2017 | eCommerce, blogs
The business of credit card payments is a bit like a teenage girl on the telephone. It has a language all its own. And words don’t always mean what common sense might suggest they mean.
29 01, 2016

Optimize Your Manual | Payment Processing Solutions | Credit Card Processing

By Benjamin Grossman | January 29th, 2016 | Risk Prevention, eCommerce, blogs
Optimize Your Manual Review Process in 2016 From single owner e–commerce store fronts to major online retailers, many businesses that rely on card–not–present (CNP) transactions for revenue are still saddled with a slow, ineffective method of fraud prevention known as manual review. Facing rising[...]