Interchange

Interchange is a small fee paid by a merchant’s bank (acquirer) to a cardholder’s bank (issuer) to compensate the issuer for the value and benefits that merchants receive when they accept electronic payments.

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    Contact-free payments are transactions processed in a manner that removes the physical interaction between the purchaser and the merchant.  A contract-free payment can be accomplished through a...

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  • Remote Deposit

    Remote deposit (or remote deposit capture) is the process of converting paper or mailed-in checks to an electronic file for processing.

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