All about Credit Cards with Jonathan McAlees of FortisPay

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Credit cards are an essential part of doing business in America, but how they work can be confusing as both a vendor and a consumer. Jonathan McAlees is with FortisPay, a customer-service-focused payment processor for small- and medium-sized businesses, such as Andrea Sager Law. I brought him on this week to discuss the confusing world of credit card sales and he drops a TON of knowledge info for any entrepreneur.

In this episode, we’ll cover: 

  • The deceivingly complicated math behind credit card rates and fees 
  • How rates affect which credit cards get accepted where
  • The security improvements credit card chips carry over magnetic strips
  • What’s a chargeback and what’s going on behind the scenes
  • What you should consider when increasing your own prices

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