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Credit Card Processing

5 Benefits of Credit Card Processing Integrated with Your POS System

All of these are important questions to ask. At a certain point, you may face a choice: Do I invest in a stand-alone system that works with other processors or an all-in-one platform that has credit card processing integrated within? We want to help make that choice as easy as possible, so here’s some info…


When you’re evaluating POS systems, credit card processing is a big factor to consider. Does the point of sale system only work with a specific processor? What are the rates and fees, and are they transparent? Is it flat rate, tiered, or interchange plus pricing, and what is the difference? Most of all, how will credit card processing fees affect my bottom line?

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