Vantage Viewpoint

Merchants Go with Prepaid Wireless

  • August 15, 2009
GPRS prepaid wireless plans are becoming popular alternatives for merchants using fixed wireless (wireless terminals that require a power outlet). With SIM chips costing less than $10 and one- …

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The Complete B2B Payment Solution Seminar

  • August 14, 2009
Vantage will be conducting an in-depth training seminar for its Payment Analysts in San Jose, CA on August 28th. The focus of this seminar will be to provide insight into business-to-business (B2B) …

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Don't Be Afraid of Accounts Receivable

  • August 03, 2009
Many small and midsize businesses (SMB) we consult with are afraid of implementing policies and procedures to better manage their accounts receivable (A/R) because they are scared of losing customers. …

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B2B suppliers accepting commercial card payments

  • July 24, 2009
As reported in a recent U.S. Banker article titled P-Cards Have Promise, approximately 16 percent of B2B suppliers accept commercial cards for U.S. B2B payments citing Interchange fees as a factor …

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Capitalizing on Your Cash Flow

  • July 15, 2009
 

How important do you consider your cash flow?Many small businesses focus the majority of their attention on sales but cash flow is king.  This video recommends: 

Shorting …

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Card Number Truncation on Merchant Receipts

  • July 08, 2009
Update: March 2011

There are federal laws, various state laws and association rules which require merchants to truncate the cardholder copy of receipts.   It is the merchant's …

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Visa Implements U.S. List of Registered Independent Sales Organizations

  • July 07, 2009
Vantage Card Services, Inc. is a registered Visa ISO.  Merchants can now verify compliance status on Visa’s U.S. List of Registered Independent Sales Organizations, available at www.visa. …

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Wholesale Rates for your Merchant Account

  • June 24, 2009
I recently saw this ad posted June 23, 2009 on the Orange County Craigslist touting "Wholesale rates for your Merchant Account!"

The ad reads: "Wholesale rates for your Merchant Account!We meet or …

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Healthcare Merchant Account Scam Alert

  • June 23, 2009
Medical professionals should be aware of a scam currently being perpetrated by unethical merchant account providers. Outbound calls are being placed to medical practices accepting credit cards …

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Outsourcing Credit

  • June 21, 2009
Companies have long benefited from outsourcing.  Popular trends in outsourcing include the business services of payroll, accounting, tax, data entry, human resources, help desk, customer service, …

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