Is Square the Right Account type for your business?

Square or Not to SquareThe introduction of mobile payment options, like Square, has changed the landscape of credit card processing. The question is, as a Furniture Medic Franchisee, is a Square-type of account right for you? In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of Square, as well as other options that you, as a small business owner, may want to take a look at.

The first question you want to ask yourself when considering if Square is right for you, is, “How much do I process in credit cards every month?” or “How much do I think I will process in credit cards every month?” Continue reading “Is Square the Right Account type for your business?”

What to Expect When Your Are Accepting

whattoexpectNo one likes credit card fees and no one likes dealing with credit card processors.  However, in today’s world, accepting credit cards is simply a must (see articles, “Show me the Money,” and “Why you should love paying credit card fees”).  Since it is a necessary evil, it is extremely important that you understand the basics of credit card fees, contracts and red flags.  This article will focus on what you look out for when setting up an account with a new processor and best practices to follow to keep your current processor honest. Continue reading “What to Expect When Your Are Accepting”