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Credit Card Processing Fees: What You Need to Know

Accepting credit cards is crucial for the success of your business. But it comes at a cost - one that could put you in over your head if you aren't careful.


    Best Credit Card Reader for Small Business

    Looking for the best credit card reader? It'll depend on your needs. We unveil the top readers for small businesses including businesses on a budget and businesses on the go below.

    Mobile Credit Card Processing

    Turning your phone into a credit card reader can be easy and even free. Read on for the best mobile credit card processing solutions.

    Online Credit Card Processing

    What's the best online credit card processing company? We explain the cheapest one for small businesses, high/low volume transactions and eCommerce.

    Cheapest Credit Card Processing

    Looking for a cheap credit card processor for your small business? The right one can help you keep more profits. Here are the top options for every kind of business.



    Square Review: Pros and Cons

    Square is a mobile credit card processor for small businesses. It has no monthly fees and a low flat transaction rate. Read on for the pros and cons.

    Payline Data Review

    Payline Data offers merchant services but can it help your business? Read this review to find out how the fees compare to processors like Square, PayPal and Stripe.

    Fattmerchant Review

    Fattmerchant could save you hundreds on credit card processing fees. But is it good for your small to medium-size business? Read this review to find out.
    Payment Depot

    Payment Depot Review

    What's the cheapest credit card processing for small businesses? It might be Payment Depot. Learn how they compare to Square, Helcim and PayPal.

    Credit Card Processing Apps

    You can accept credit card payments with just your smartphone and a credit card reader. But the right payment processing app can help you manage your back-office and successfully run a business on the go. Read on for the top choices.

    Credit Card Reader for iPhone

    A simple app and attached card reader can turn your iPhone into a credit card processor and powerful POS that runs your business. But what's the best reader for your needs? Read on to find out.

    Credit Card Reader for Android

    A reader lets you process credit card payments in seconds using your Android phone. But choosing the right one may have an even bigger impact on your business. Read more to learn more about the best credit card readers for Android.

Must-Read Guides

    Credit Card Machine

    Credit card machines will keep your business running smoothly. But they aren't all created equal. Read on to learn about the different types and the best machine for your needs.

    What is a Merchant Account

    Accepting credit cards requires more than a business account. Learn how to open a merchant account (including must-have requirements for small businesses).

    Payment Processing

    Accepting credit cards involves a lot more than swiping a card and receiving payment. What goes on behind the scenes is called payment processing. Learn how it works and how to choose the right vendor in our guide.

    How to Accept Credit Card Payments

    Accepting credit card payments can grow your business. Here's everything you need to know to get you started.

    What Are Interchange Fees

    Between interchange and credit card processor markup fees, everyone seems to get a cut of your business' profits. What can you expect to pay for interchange fees? Read on to find out.

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