Stop Collecting Rent Checks

by Erick Bzovi Articles
A wage garnishment happens after an attorney gets court permission to take periodic payments from your wages to satisfy an outstanding balance on your account. While a garnishment can take you by complete surprise, it’s often...

Dropped By Your Payment Processor? What Now?

by Latoya Irby Articles
The livelihood of your business depends heavily on your ability to receive payments from your customers. So, if your payment processor terminates your merchant account, your business is pretty much on hold until...

The Problems Facing Remotely Created Checks

by Latoya Irby Articles
Remotely created checks are a relatively convenient way to take payments from customers – and for years, RCCs or telechecks were a preferred method for consumers to pay bills and merchants to accept payments. However, RCCs have become so risky...

Why Multiple Merchant Accounts Are Better For Attorneys

by Latoya Irby Articles
Most attorneys are familiar with IOLTA or Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts. The purpose of the account is to house client payments and settlements until it’s ok to move the funds into your operating account or remit funds to your client...

The Big Difference Between Credit and Debit Card Transactions

by Latoya Irby Articles
Credit cards and debit cards are two of the most popular types of electronic payments. The two are so similar, it’s hard to tell the difference. Depending on how the consumer chooses to use their debit card, it may...

The Rise of Electronic Payments

by Latoya Irby Articles
Think, just more than a century ago, consumer to business payments were made using only cash and coins. Today, the majority of payments are made via any number of electronic payment methods and can be made in person, over the phone, or online...

Four Huge Benefits of Accepting Debit Card Over ACH

by Latoya Irby Articles
Among all the payment processing options for merchants, ACH and debit are two of the most popular. The NACHA, the organization who administers and governs the ACH network, says that more than 19.1 billion ACH transactions are processed each year...

3 Best Apps for Managing Your Money

by Latoya Irby Articles
Many people find themselves in debt because they don’t manage their money well. There is a negative stigma on debt, but it is often the result of a series of small mistakes such as forgetting to pay off a credit card bill...