Business, Credit Card Processing

Complete Red Carpet Software Review

The software integrates with processors and POS systems to provide detailed reporting in several categories related to payments. If your current processor’s reporting options aren’t giving you the information you need, a third-party option can provide greater insight. Let’s take a look at Red Carpet’s capabilities, costs, and reviews. Red Carpet Software Capabilities Chargebacks Interchange…

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Red Carpet Software is a comprehensive reporting solution available from First Touch Payment Solutions and specifically designed to benefit businesses with multiple locations.

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Accounting and Finance

Kabbage vs. OnDeck

Two popular online lending options are Kabbage and OnDeck. Both established in the late 2000s, the companies offer similar loan products with fast applications and deposit times, but also have some key differences. Let’s take a look at what you can expect when seeking funding. Kabbage vs. OnDeck at a Glance Kabbage Overview Loan Amounts…

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These days, there are more choices than ever when it comes to financing your business. Everything from merchant cash advances through your credit card processor to alternative loans to peer-to-peer lending make it easy to find the right funding solution.

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Medical and Dental

Kareo Review – Medical Practice Management Software

If you’re running a medical practice or other healthcare clinic, there’s a lot to keep track of. It’s vital to stay on top of medical records, appointments, billing, consultations, and all the other administrative tasks needed to provide first-class medical service. In this review, we’ll explore Kareo’s various features, look into how it can help…

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Kareo provides dedicated practice management software, designed to make running your practice simple, easy, and efficient.

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Credit Card Processing

PayPal Alternatives

Founded in December 1998, PayPal is a worldwide online payments system that operates as a payment processor, money transfer, and other electronic payment services. It’s a leader in the industry, with 179 million active accounts as of January 2016, according to Time. But PayPal is not without detractors. Some customers complain of account freezes or…

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If you’ve used the internet in the last 20 years, you’ve probably heard of PayPal. The company started as a payment option for auction site Ebay, but is now a separate entity, offering credit card processing to a wide range of businesses.

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Accounting and Finance

How to Refinance Business Debt with a Term Loan

Although these options can help the business get up and running, high interest rates can ultimately cause strain and tie up much-needed cash flow. Instead of being able to invest earnings back into the business, owners are stuck paying interest on the debt. Often, interest payments are so large that the business becomes mired. With…

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It’s common for new businesses to borrow money to open their doors. Since they have little to no history to show their financial viability, many borrow using credit cards or other revolving or short-term debt.

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Credit Card Processing

Guide to Square Alternatives: 2019 Edition

So if Square is just too expensive or you’re looking for something a little different, we’ll help you compare some popular mobile card readers and POS systems. The current options cover a broad range of features and price points, meaning you can find the best Square alternatives without hassle. When we list price, it is…

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You’ve probably heard of Square, the credit card processing company that lets you take credit cards using your smartphone or tablet. What you may not know is that there are a lot of alternatives.

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Security and PCI Compliance

Complete Review of Kount

Maximizing your revenue is one of the main things you think about as a businessperson — Any money you lose to costs, leakage, or other factors directly impacts your bottom line. One area that can cause a big problem is fraud, especially credit card fraud. Fraud detection and mitigation is important. It’s estimated that around…

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Kount is a service designed to protect your business from fraud. In this review we’ll explore its various products and services, find out how it can help your business, and see what other people have to say.

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Credit Card Processing

Collect for Stripe Mobile Payments

The Collect app works on smartphones and tablets with or without a compatible card reader. Before you sign up, make sure you know what you’re in for. What is Collect for Stripe? Enabling and Using Collect Collect for Stripe Card Readers Other Supported Services How much does Collect for Stripe cost? Separate Processors for Online…

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When a solution called Collect for Stripe promised businesses the ability to use their Stripe accounts to take payments in-person, it was a welcome announcement. But a closer look shows it to be an expensive option for taking credit cards in person.

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