How to Have Your Own Payment Gateway

How to Have Your Own Payment Gateway

How to Have Your Own Payment Gateway Introduction Only certain kinds of companies need their own payment gateway, and they need them for specific reasons, like saving on fees, having a precise set of features, or the ability to offer services to others. Building a...
Understanding Service Fees

Understanding Service Fees

Understanding Service Fees We have discussed surcharge fees and convenience fees in other blog posts. Service fees are the third type of “additional fee” the card brands allow merchants to add to the cost of their goods or services. Surcharging is the most regulated...
Understanding Surcharge Fees

Understanding Surcharge Fees

Understanding Surcharge Fees A surcharge is an additional fee added to a credit card transaction intended to cover the merchants cost to process the transaction. The additional fee is in the form of a percentage and cannot be more than the cost to process the...
Understanding Convenience Fees

Understanding Convenience Fees

Understanding Convenience Fees A Convenience Fee is a flat fee (not a percentage of the transaction amount), clearly disclosed, that represents payment for the convenience of paying through an alternate payment channel (such as online) that is different than the...
3 Ways Your Clients Benefit From Integrated Payments

3 Ways Your Clients Benefit From Integrated Payments

3 Ways Your Clients Benefit From Integrated Payments The companies that depend on your software may or may not know about integrated payment solutions, but they can benefit from payments as a service incorporated into your platform. In fact, just about any business...
Why Use Zift Hosted Payment Pages?

Why Use Zift Hosted Payment Pages?

Why Use Zift Hosted Payment Pages? With all of the ways to integrate payments into your system such as APIs, shopping carts and hosted payment solutions why should you consider using Zift Hosted Payment Pages? Here are some reasons to help you understand why Zift...
Payment Technology Webinars Launched

Payment Technology Webinars Launched

Payment Technology Webinars Launched United Thinkers launches a series of Payment Technology webinars, addressing various aspect of payment technology implementation New York, NY – (June 13, 2022): United Thinkers, a New-York based commercial open-source Payment...
Selecting a Payment Service Provider

Selecting a Payment Service Provider

Selecting a Payment Service Provider The Scenario If you have been a developer for a while chances are this scenario has happened to you. Your manager or an executive comes to you and says “Find us a new system that supports (insert their giant list of requirements...
Are You Leaking Cardholder Data?

Are You Leaking Cardholder Data?

Are You Leaking Cardholder Data? Every day thousands of companies receive credit card data from many sources and store it in a variety of locations. Are you aware of every location credit card data is being stored within your organization? It’s surprising how...