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The Differences Between A Cash Discount, Surcharge, And Convenience Fee

The Differences Between A Cash Discount, Surcharge, And Convenience Fee

Back in May, I wrote an article explaining what cash discounting programs were. But since then, there have been significant questions about surcharging customers and convenience fees. Largely the curiosity lies in if they are the same thing as cash discounting programs or something else entirely. To clear up any confusion, I’m going to discuss the different types and highlight how they vary from one another.

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How Does ACH Payment Processing Work

How Does ACH Payment Processing Work

As a business owner, you know that offering a range of payment methods increases your chances of a sale, but one payment method worth adding also saves you money and time. It’s called ACH.  

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What is An ACH Debit? ACH Bank Transfers

What is An ACH Debit? ACH Bank Transfers

When you read about ACH, you will often hear about ACH debit, but what is it exactly? In this article, we discuss what ACH is, clarify what ACH debit payments are, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this payment method. 

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What are ACH Payments?

What are ACH Payments?

One of your chief goals as a business owner is strong business growth, and that requires healthy sales and profits. Both help you improve your products and services and boost your marketing efforts so you stay ahead of your competition. You also gain the welcome benefit of more money to your personal bank account at the end of the day.  

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Integrated vs Non-Integrated Credit Card Processing

Integrated vs Non-Integrated Credit Card Processing

Sometimes in the industry, we forget that most people do not understand its jargon. One prime example of this is the concept of integrated vs non-integrated credit card processing. To clear the air, I wanted to write a quick piece explaining the differences for businesses.

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What is an ACH Credit Transaction?

What is an ACH Credit Transaction?

Each year, more and more businesses take advantage of ACH transactions for faster payments and lower-cost transactions. If you have looked into ACH for your business, you may have read the terms ACH credits and ACH debits. They may sound like similar concepts, but in reality, each has a different meaning, and knowing them can save you substantially as a business owner. 

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Understanding the Payment Processing Time for ACH Transfers

Understanding the Payment Processing Time for ACH Transfers

As a small business owner, you know there is nothing quite like the feeling of a successful sale. Thoughts quickly go through your mind of how you will apply the funds. Perhaps they will go to your overhead, to your business growth, or your own pocket – or perhaps all three.  

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How Your Non-profit Can Accept ACH Payments

How Your Non-profit Can Accept ACH Payments

As a non-profit organization, your success lies in receiving donations. There are many types of fundraising options, such as direct donations, payments for special events, membership fees, and payments for merchandise. Having the right software at your fundraising events with the capability to handle the full suite of fundraising payment options, all while being easy for you and your donor to use, is ideal. Welcome to the world of ACH.

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Common Myths Associated With Cash Discounting

Common Myths Associated With Cash Discounting

By 2021, most people have heard of cash discounting programs. It’s popping up everywhere from gas stations, restaurants, even to retail stores. With well over a decade in the payment processing industry, I’ve had countless merchants ask about it and wondered if it was the right option for their business, as well as the potential benefits.

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Recurring ACH Payments: How To Set Them Up

Recurring ACH Payments: How To Set Them Up

For any business looking to simplify their collections process and reduce the amount of time they spend waiting for customers to pay, they need to set up recurring billing. To save even more money, using ACH payments over credit cards can bring the best value to your business both from an operations and financial size.

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How To Incentivize Your Customers To Pay By ACH Payments

How To Incentivize Your Customers To Pay By ACH Payments

As a business owner, you can offer a wide range of payment options to increase sales and improve back-end accounting. One of the best ways to improve your margins is cutting costs where you can. To do this, most businesses look for an alternative to credit card payments, as they cost more than other payment methods.

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