Larry Fiorella is guest speaker at St. Anastasia’s Diocese Conference.

November 15th, 2013

Larry Fiorella is guest speaker at St. Anastasia’s Diocese Conference.

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Vecter Conducts New Hire Training in Vero Beach, FL

November 13th, 2013

Vecter Conducts New Hire Training in Vero Beach, FL

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Vecter hires Meredith Lafabregue and Steve Petros to manage Vecter’s Total Campus and Fuego products

November 1st, 2013

Vecter hires Meredith Lafabregue and Steve Petros to manage Vecter’s Total Campus and Fuego products

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The Terminated Merchant File-The List All Merchants Want to Avoid

August 5th, 2013

The Terminated Merchant File is a list on which no merchant wants to be included. Also called the MATCH (Member Alert to Control High-Risk) list, the file is a database operated by MasterCard that includes a list of businesses and their owners who have had their credit card processing privileges terminated. The Terminated Merchant File […]

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Vecter Technologies signs agreement with Bay Cities Bank as its preferred processor.

August 1st, 2013

Vecter Technologies signs agreement with Bay Cities Bank as its preferred processor.

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Exhibitor at IPCPR 81st Annual Convention & International Trade Show

July 13th, 2013

Exhibitor at IPCPR 81st Annual Convention & International Trade Show

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What ‘Cost Plus’ or Interchange Plus Means for the Cigar Industry

July 12th, 2013

No small-business merchant expects to   have the ability to accept credit card payments without being charged a fee, but does it have to be so complicated? There are interchange rates, markups, discount rates, three- and four-tier programs, and a variety of fees based on what type of card is used in each transaction. To top […]

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MasterCard’s New Tobacco Registration Requirements

July 5th, 2013

Policies and campaigns designed to destroy tobacco sales are nothing new to merchants who deal in cigarettes, cigars and loose tobacco. Stringent government regulations, soaring taxes and nonstop, federally funded advertising campaigns have been part of the business for years. But now, with internet sales of tobacco increasing, merchants who make their money from non-face-to-face […]

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4 Ways the Patriot Act Affects a Merchant Credit Application

June 26th, 2013

The Patriot Act was signed into law on Oct. 26, 2001. It came in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and was a sweeping measure aimed at protecting the United States and its citizens from terrorist attacks. At the time, few argued that the act was necessary, even though it gave […]

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The New Standard: 5 Ways for Merchants to Protect Themselves Against Data Breaches

June 5th, 2013

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standards are nothing to mess with. Just ask Genesco, a sports apparel company that operates nearly 2,500 stores across the United States and in parts of Europe. Earlier this year, Visa fined the company more than $13 million for a data breach—even though there was no evidence that any credit […]

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