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Industry Terms: Debit Cards

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort. Well we want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear. We want to remove any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works. Host Merchant Services promises: the company delivers personal service and clarity. So we’re going to take…


Durbin Amendment Ready To Go

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues to keep its finger on the pulse of the Durbin Amendment media buzz. The legislation that marks regulation that caps debit card swipe fees begins to take effect on October 1, 2011. And there’s still a lot of scrambling from various media sources to try and predict how banks,…