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Mastercard Cards Without Signature Panels Starting April 2019

Mastercard Cards Without Signature Panels Starting April 2019

If you haven’t noticed, a major trend has emerged in the last year around signatures and credit cards. In late 2017 and early 2018, card brands announced major changes to their signature requirements. Mastercard is now taking yet another step away from signatures. The News Starting April 2019, both Mastercard debit and credit cards may not contain a signature panel on the back. This change comes on the heels of Mastercard making signatures for its cardholders’ transactions optional. As a business owner processing Mastercard transactions, not much will change for you. In fact, the removal of the signature panel…

The Basics of Online Credit Card Processing

The Basics of Online Credit Card Processing

Whether you’re just starting your first business or breaking into e-commerce after years of success with a retail store, there are a few foundational things to know about online credit card processing. In this post, we’ll cover the need-to-knows of online credit card processing to ensure a smooth start. What’s Required For Successful Online Credit Card Processing Online credit card processing requires multiple services and providers. These include: A website hosting platform A shopping cart software A Payment Gateway An online merchant account These providers work together through integrations to provide a seamless user experience for both…