Prineta Attends The 2022 ATMIA Conference in Orlando

The ATMIA (ATM Industry Association) has an annual US conference and expo every year which is the largest ATM-related event in the world. Prineta is a proud ATMIA member and conference participant. This year the event took place at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando, Florida.   An interview with Tanner Morton of Prineta about his experience at the 23rd Annual ATMIA Conference this year in Orlando.    How was the conference this year? It was great! I met with a lot of our partners and technicians from around the country and spoke with the representatives from the major ATM …

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Need help getting approved for a high risk ACH processing account?

We help high risk merchants with ACH processing.

We are full service payment consultants and brokers of ACH processing accounts. We specialize in the higher risk merchant types, and especially business lenders (we have more business lender clients than any other types). We have relationships with several of the most trusted processors to high risk merchant types and can help you get approved for one or more accounts. We know which processors will accept certain merchant types based on underwriting criteria and which ones won’t accept – so when you work with us, you don’t have to waste as much time getting declined at a bunch of places. Don’t waste time floundering – get  an advocate on your side that will help make the process of getting new ACH processing accounts easier than it would have been otherwise. We are like the “easy button” for high risk ACH debit and credit payments.

To make the process easy, we start with the “pre-app” and your last three to six months of processing and bank statements. With this in hand, we contact our processing partners (typically the President or VP level) to have them do a preliminary review. They will look at chargeback rates and volumes and look at your website – and if all looks good, then one or more will invite you to apply. Each processor has their own application but all will require the same supporting documentation (more on that below).

For high risk processing, the pricing proposal is always after the full application is accepted by underwriting as complete. Underwriting typically takes a couple days once all the required documents are all submitted together in one package (like a .zip file).

Then if accepted, each processor will present the pricing (think of this like a proposal) and our clients can choose the offers they like best.

We typically always recommend having at least two ACH processing accounts – that way, “just in case” anything were to happen with one account, you already have another account.

With ACH processing, the designation of “High Risk” can be a result of your business type but also because you have a large average transaction amount (typically >$1500).  If a payments processor professional has told you that your business type is high risk, then it probably is.  Regardless of why your business is considered high risk, it is possible to get an account – and while we cannot help all clients, we do have a pretty good success rate for clients that can submit a “full application package”.  We work with a diverse client base but do a lot of work with legal and licensed short term consumer lenders with brick and mortar stores that follow state usury laws and help business lender merchant cash advance business funding clients.

If you are tired of getting declined and want a friend in the processing business, then contact us. Our goals are perfectly aligned with yours – we don’t get paid if we don’t help our clients get approved and start processing.  There are no costs to apply or work with Prineta. We are independent agents with nearly a dozen ACH processors so we set up accounts directly with each processor and earn a small commission on the backend for bringing them the account. So its really a no cost, no risk proposition for clients of Prineta.

Use the form at the bottom of the page to contact us about ACH processing. Include your website URL and we will email you back.

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The better ACH alternative for clients in need of same day or next day funds availability and recurring billing

For high average ticket B2B payments and recurring direct debit payment processing

If you are looking for an accounts receivable alternative to ACH payments that allows you get your money quicker, then you’ve come to the right place. We are payment consultants and offer our clients a better alternative to ACH that allows them to send and receive money same day or next day to and from nearly any US bank account.  We can show you how to collect your money faster and easier.  Nearly, any business or organization that has proper authorization and legal authority to directly debit their customer’s bank accounts is a potential customer for this program.

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Merchants Can Now Charge Surcharge Fees on Credit Card Transactions

Effective January 27, 2013, merchants in the U.S. (excluding merchants within California, Florida, Texas, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colorado, Kansas, Maine and Oklahoma) can start charging surcharge fees.  If you are in these states, you are not allowed to charge a surcharge fee.

Which States allow merchants to charge surcharge fees on credit card transactions and which States prohibit merchants from adding surcharges?

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Debit Interchange Going Down 40% in October

Effective October 1st, 2011, the Fed will begin enforcing debit interchange rules that cap bank fees at $0.21 and 0.05% (5bp).  In addition to lower fees on debit transactions, the amendment also enforces the right to choose at least two unaffiliated PIN debit networks (“the ATM network”) and disallows efforts to restrict choice.

Your debit interchange fees are going down 40% in October 2011.  As signature debit cards are sometimes the most popular payment method this could mean big savings.

If you like the sound of that, what if you could start saving 40% on debit now?

We need to talk.

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Hypercom End-of-Life Notice for Optimum L4250 Payment Terminal

July 1st, 2011 – Hypercom released an end of life notice for the Optimum L4250 payment terminal.  Hypercom will cease taking orders and end development on October 31st, 2011.  The end of service date was set at January 31st, 2015 when service and repair support will be discontinued.  Hypercom recommends customers to begin planning migration strategies to L5000 series multi-lane payment terminals.  See Hypercom EOL Letter L4250.

New Interchange Regulations Announced

Searching for an update on the new interchange regulations just announced?  Get the skinny here.  If you are a merchant, this is what you need to know.

On June 29, 2011, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) approved the final regulations for section 920 of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act as amended by section 1075 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Although all parties have yet to determine the complete costs of both Signature Debit, and Pin Debit interchange, we would like to share the information provided to date.

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