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ISA Fee – International Service Assessment

ISA Fee – International Service Assessment

ISA Fee stands for International Service Assessment fee. It is an extra amount added to your monthly statement for domestic transactions made with a foreign bank card. The fee is a small percentage of every transaction. It’s added by USA banks for every transaction...

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Online Gambling Merchant Account

Online Gambling Merchant Account

An online gambling merchant account isn’t easy to come by. Sites like Cardgames io, Replay Poker, and San Manuel Online Casino all have something in common; they work in a unique niche. It’s all fun and games until your customers can’t make payments on your site....

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NMI Payment Gateway

NMI Payment Gateway

Network Merchants, Inc., or NMI, is a payment gateway service that provides processing for high risk merchant accounts. It has a high level of customization and allows users to pay using many methods. Moreover, NMI processes billions of dollars in payments each year,...

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MCC Codes

MCC Codes

MCC stands for Merchant Category Codes. An MCC code is a four-digit universal number used to categorize businesses in specific industries. This code is used by all major credit card providers – Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover. The codes may be...

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3D Secure

3D Secure

What is 3D Secure? In short, 3D Secure was created by Visa and MasterCard to add an additional layer of security for Card Not Present (CNP) merchants. Moreover, 3D Secure ties the financial authorization process with online authentication based on a three-domain model...

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When PayPal Drops Your High Risk Merchant Account

When PayPal Drops Your High Risk Merchant Account

Where To Turn When You Lose Your PayPal Merchant Account When an aggregate high risk merchant account, like PayPal, kicks you off their platform or freezes your account, it can be confusing as to what to do next. Signature Payments is here to answer all of your...

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Top Chargeback Companies for Online Businesses

Top Chargeback Companies for Online Businesses

High-risk merchants face unique challenges in e-Commerce. Whether your business model involves highly regulated products, subscription billing or exposure to a high number of chargebacks in an online space, your management of risk against fraud and chargebacks is more...

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WordPress Payment Gateway

WordPress Payment Gateway

WordPress is built on a robust, open source framework which makes it easy for new programmers and entrepreneurs alike. Its growing popularity is due to the extensibility of the tools it provides and the user-friendly nature of page design and setup. More than that,...

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Firearms Merchant Accounts for Gun Dealers

Firearms Merchant Accounts for Gun Dealers

Firearms merchant accounts are constantly under fire by big banks. With more regulations than ever, gun retailers are looking for new ways to expand businesses in a highly regulated market. And with some major banks deciding they won’t fund them any longer, they are...

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