All posts by Ken Givens

Losing Revenue? Plug Your Leaky Bucket!

For the first time ever, merchants can track every penny for every revenue opportunity; they can source fraud, and know how to collect any missed revenue; and automate activities with intelligent logic. The Payment Industry is a branch of the complicated Banking Industry and has certain limitations: Built on Old Cobal Technology Disorganized data, which … Continue reading Losing Revenue? Plug Your Leaky Bucket!

FREE Contactless Hardware/Software/Setup & Signage

Promote a safe and welcoming environment with free signage, contactless terminal toppers, free hand sanitizer and social distancing decals to help promote safe shopping for your business. Receive your free business kit, just call or complete our contact form and put Free Supplies in Comments box. We will order it for you! Ready to become … Continue reading FREE Contactless Hardware/Software/Setup & Signage

Visa’s Newest Tips on Accepting Payments Safely

The Strawhecker Group (TSG) and Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) teamed up in July 2020 to survey a sample of U.S. consumers, and analyzed Visa’s incredible payment data to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted consumer lifestyles, payment methods, and how behaviors may change after the pandemic. More importantly, what your business needs to … Continue reading Visa’s Newest Tips on Accepting Payments Safely

Why does every business need to accept contactless payments?

If you own or manage a business and don’t know the definition of contactless payment, the key is in the words. “Contactless” payment is a way for consumers to pay for goods and services without using traditional debit or credit card. Unlike typical debit and credit cards, contactless payment never touches the point of sale … Continue reading Why does every business need to accept contactless payments?

Texas Businesses Are Saving Thousands of Dollars

Many business owners and managers estimate they spend thousands of dollars  per year on the 3% to 4% swipe fees that credit card companies typically charge to cover the cost of processing payments.  That averages $5,000 to $25,000 per year in fees a business may pay to accept credit and debit cards. Good news for … Continue reading Texas Businesses Are Saving Thousands of Dollars

Legally Avoid All Credit Card Processing Fees!

Peter Freeman, the co-owner and “head jerk” a Pharmacy and Soda Fountain shop, said credit card swipe fees are his biggest business expense after rent and payroll. He estimates he spends $15,000 a year on the 2 to 4 percent swipe fees that credit card companies typically charge to cover the cost of processing payments.  … Continue reading Legally Avoid All Credit Card Processing Fees!

Ken Givens teaches Fraud Prevention at Building Better Business Seminar

Register for the Fraud Prevention Seminar Businesses are targets of thieves in many forms. Standing in front of you with counterfeit currency, hacking into your Point of Sale system, or cracking your passwords with ransomware! On Wednesday, November 1st, learn how to avoid theft and fraud in your business with Ken Givens of U.S. Merchant Payment Solutions. … Continue reading Ken Givens teaches Fraud Prevention at Building Better Business Seminar

Counterfeit Money in Central Texas & Avoid Pushy Telesales

If you get a phone call that sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Local, reliable and trustworthy service for your payment processing is important. There is a wave of telemarketing scams in the Austin/Central Texas area trying to pressure business owners into appointments and services. They claim to have better rates than any others, but they … Continue reading Counterfeit Money in Central Texas & Avoid Pushy Telesales

Thank you for helping Central Texas Businesses STOP Fraud and Scams!

I want to thank you for getting the word out, Wednesday’s Fraud Prevention Seminar was a great success! Central Texas business owners and managers learned how to recognize and prevent fraud from the Waco Police, Better Business Bureau, and U.S. Merchant Payment Solutions. Check out the media coverage below:  WCCC.TV – City of Waco KCENTV … Continue reading Thank you for helping Central Texas Businesses STOP Fraud and Scams!

Why Gift Cards Are the Only Present That Makes Sense

The case for not wasting time in search of the perfect presents for your loved ones. Let’s just say it: Gift cards are the best present for almost everyone on your list. “Gift cards?!” you yell, monocle falling into your tea. “Who, other than your distant relations, would be so tacky? So gauche?” The answer? … Continue reading Why Gift Cards Are the Only Present That Makes Sense