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Kris Coughtry

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Cyber Security Increasing in Importance for Business and Home

on Tue, Oct 30, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments |
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and, for individuals and businesses alike, cyber security is becoming more important than ever as we continue to add digital and mobile devices to our daily lives. While most people have some awareness of the need for online security, new research from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has found that a surprisingly small number of users follow up-to-date best practices. Whether you are an online or offline retailer, individual or concerned parent, a visit to the NCSA's site,, will provide you with valuable information to shore up security along with some surprising statistics.
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3 Ways Check Services Spice Up Holiday Sales

on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Retail Electronic Check Processing
It's that time of year. Just as we start dusting off the Halloween decorations and ordering the heritage turkey, the forecasts for holiday retail sales start rolling in. Holiday sales this year are predicted to increase and many of the big retailers are putting in plans and setting up programs to make sure they capture the dollars. Cyber Monday is getting even more attention than Black Friday, and new electronics are sure to be a hit. With all this going on, how do you compete for your slice of the holiday pie?
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Mobile Remote Deposit Capture Keeps Consumers Connected to Checks

on Wed, Aug 08, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Technology Remote Deposit Capture (RDC)
Consumers hang on to checks as fiercely as they hang on to their smart phones. We're still writing checks, though their demise was predicted twenty years ago. Even with the increase in debit card use, about 90% of US adults have a checking account. In addition to paying bills, we still use checks to make person-to-person payments, pay the rent and the gardener, donate to social causes, present as gifts and shop. And now, with the emergence of new payment processing technology that simplifies depositing, such as mobile remote deposit capture, it could be that checks are here to stay.
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A Remote Deposit Capture Checklist

on Fri, Jun 08, 2012 @ 09:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Remote Deposit Capture (RDC)
Is RDC right for your business? We've covered many of the benefits of putting a remote deposit capture (RDC) service to work for your business in past blogs. RDC provides convenience, time savings and operational efficiencies to businesses by electronically processing and depositing check payments. But wait, there's more!
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Approve a check? Easy as 1-2-3!

on Fri, Jun 01, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments |
One of the benefits of having a check guarantee or verification service in place is getting approval and authorization on the check before you accept it for payment.  Check approval can bring peace of mind and helps you accept checks from a broad base of customers, even customers from out-of-town or out-of-state.
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Bad Checks Can Burn a Hole in Your Profits

on Thu, May 24, 2012 @ 09:30 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments |
Not sure if you need a check guarantee service? Consider this... a $1,000 bad check can mean you'll need an additional $10,000 in sales to make up the impact to your net profit if you operate at a 10% margin. Maybe you have a 8% profit margin and have a check loss of $10,000 - that means you'll need a whopping $125,000 in sales to make up the lost amount!
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Check Services? We're Talking Opportunities! See Us at iPayment

on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 09:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Events / Conferences CrossCheck Independent Sales Organization (ISO)
Check services can be an important part of a payment provider's suite of offerings. With the availability of new check technology and guarantee services that offer convenience and cost savings, opportunities abound to provide added value to merchants today. These opportunities will be the topic of a panel discussion at the upcoming iPayment conference being held in Las Vegas on May 23 and 24. CrossCheck's Travis Powers, Vice President of Partner and ISO Relations, will be part of the panel discussion titled: Check and ACH Opportunities, Now and in the Future.
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Multiple Check Guarantee Service: A Payment "Superhero"

on Mon, May 07, 2012 @ 10:00 AM By | Kris Coughtry | 0 Comments | Multiple Check
It may not have super strength, a flashy costume or the ability to fly, but a Multiple Check service can transform lack luster sales into record breaking revenue and put smiles on your customers' faces. It's a great solution for tough times and offers several advantages over a layaway service. Here's a look at how it can save the day for your business.
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Check Services, Payment Technology and ISOs: A Lot to Like at ETA

The CrossCheck team just returned from showing off our check guarantee services and agent sales programs at the ETA Annual Meeting and Expo in Las Vegas. We asked our team what was their favorite part of the show. Here are their comments about this year's show and some of the highlights that made it a success.
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ISO-Sales Agents: 6 Tips to Choose a Check Services Provider

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