TMF Merchant Account Blog Posts

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Are you on the TMF Member Alert to Control High Risk List?

Has your name been added to the TMF (Terminated Merchant File)? TMF was the default term everyone used at one point, but now that term has been replaced with MATCH. File and List also have the same meaning. Do you know how to get off the MATCH (Member Alert to Control High Risk List)? There are many merchants who find themselves on this list from time to time so don’t feel too bad.  The majority of merchants that are on the list are not even aware that they are on the Terminated File / MATCH List until they try to […]

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Should I accept checks on my website?

The question should be; do I need to accept checks on my website? First and foremost, you need to understand the customers that you are dealing with. Once that question is answered, then you will know what to do. For the sake of this example, let’s assume that you want to give your customers the best experience ever, as well as many options for their buying power. Give them the option of a credit card payment and a check paying button. You now have released good buying power to them. Most really are While most of us weren’t looking, levels […]

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What is an offshore merchant account?

Offshore merchant accounts are online trading accounts established in a non-resident country, allowing merchants to accept payments for completed transactions via credit cards.  The difference between an offshore merchant account and a domestic merchant account is simply the issuing bank’s country of origin. A domestic merchant account involves an acquiring bank that carries out its operations and resides in the same country with the merchant whereas an International merchant account involves the services of credit card providers who base their operations abroad and do not reside in the same country as the merchant. Offshore merchant accounts are gaining popularity among […]

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Why PCI is important and how much you should pay – discuss PCI compliance fees and what they do

Payment Card Industry (PCI) are requirements meant to guarantee that firms which are in the business of either processing, storing and transmitting  information relating to credit cards, run their operations securely. The PCI come into existence for the sole purpose of managing developments in the credit card industry, with emphasis being put on securing the transaction process. Regardless of the organization’s size, its compliance to Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements is of the outmost importance. Any business entity that accepts credit cards be it offline or online is bound to carry its operations within the stated guidelines of the PCI.  […]

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Is online gambling legal in the United States? – Recent changes in legislation and many new states now allowing online gaming

 With advancements in technology and a shift in federal state regulations, there is a steady and growing move towards legalizing online gaming in the United States. There are currently three states; New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware that have already passed regulations allowing or legalizing online gambling within their states. It’s only last month that both governors of Nevada and New Jersey signed into law regulation allowing for online gambling within their states. While Delaware which had already legalized gambling online last summer is soliciting bids from firms interested in running its overseeing online gambling service. With many states searching for […]

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TMF Merchant Approved Quickly & Easily

Has your business been terminated by a previous merchant services company? Is your name on the TMF list from a previous business and now you’re trying to start over with a new company? The TMF list or MATCH list can be a death sentence for many business owners. Accepting Visa, MasterCard and other forms of electronic payments is vital to the operations of most companies today. Get a TMF merchant account from The High Risk Guys! You may have had a chargeback that you were fighting, or you may have had a financial hardship that made it impossible to pay […]

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