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Payments industry topics, trends and current events.

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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Adult Toys Payment Processing

Adult Toys Payment Processing

As exciting as being in the adult toy industry is, merchants quickly discover that banks treat adult toys payment processing differently. Sex toys are objects or devices that facilitate sexual pleasure. And these vendors all need sex toys merchant accounts. Adult toys...

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Why High Risk Industries are Avoided by Payment Processors

Why High Risk Industries are Avoided by Payment Processors

What Is A High Risk Industry? A high risk industry is a sector of business that banks categorize as riskier due to potential issues with their payment processing. These industries face concerns like high chargeback rates, MATCH listings, or fraud. Banks have special...

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