Accounting and Finance

The Complete PayPal Working Capital Review

If you want to expand your business, create a new product line, hire more staff, or scale in some other way, you need money to make it happen. Traditionally, businesses would use a standard business loan or a credit card to fund their expansion plans. PayPal Working Capital aims to change that. It’s a different…

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PayPal working capital functions more like a cash advance than a loan. You’re not charged interest – just a fixed fee, dependent on how much you want to borrow and how quickly you intend to repay the balance.

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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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Using a PayPal Account In Store: Cards and the PayPal App

The two companies have reached an end to a 3-year-old disagreement where First Data would not allow PayPal transactions. PayPal also reached deals with Visa and Mastercard. This shows that PayPal is willing to play nice with the card brands it has previously clashed with, and is serious about eliminating previous hurdles that have prevented…

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It’s here: Taking PayPal in stores.

Okay, technically it’s been here for a little while, but the number of stores that can accept PayPal is about to shoot up dramatically with the official beginning of First Data’s in-store PayPal acceptance.

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PayPal Business Options – Accepting PayPal Through Your Site

Since its beginnings almost 20 years ago, PayPal has expanded to offer additional services, but there’s a lot of confusion surrounding credit card processing with PayPal. If you take credit cards online, chances are you’ve wondered if it’s worthwhile to offer PayPal acceptance. Many businesses think that if they want to accept PayPal, they have…

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Anyone who has made a purchase online in the past decade is likely familiar with PayPal. The company, once part of eBay, originated as a ‘middle man’ between online sellers and buyers, offering protection. A buyer didn’t have to hand over their credit card information directly to a seller, and both buyer and seller would have a neutral third party to mediate any problems.

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Digital Wallets: Intro to Apple Pay, Google Pay, Chase Pay, and more

Digital wallets are becoming a more popular way for to pay for goods and services. With choices like Apple Pay, Google Wallet, the upcoming Samsung Pay, and even PayPal, there are plenty of options for customers no matter what kind of smartphone or electronic device they use.

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Digital wallets (like Apple Pay) are a way to pay for goods and services using your compatible smartphone or smartwatch instead of pulling out a physical credit card.

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Mobile Showdown: PayPal Here Vs. Square 2019

The battle for the micro mobile market heats up as PayPal Here enters the ring in direct competition with Square.

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PayPal Here has taken the mobile payments market by storm with a smartphone processing solution that in several ways gets the better of the current market leader, Square.

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PayPal Here Credit Card Processing

With the Here mobile option PayPal takes direct aim at Square — the market leader in the smartphone credit card processing space. Square has a few things to worry about, too, not the least of which is PayPal Here’s slightly lower pricing and the more accessible phone support for prospective and existing customers. Pricing Swiped…

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Micro merchants and businesses that need to accept credit card payments while on the go have several smartphone credit card processing options to choose from. In addition to Square and Clover Go, one of the big players is PayPal Here, a service that allows iPhone, iPad and Android users to accept credit card payments through their mobile device.

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