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The Pitfalls of Not Upgrading Your EMV Readers Now

EMV machines are designed to protect both consumers and retailers: they protect consumers from credit card fraud and retailers from liability for that fraud. Although Visa and MasterCard decided to extend the deadline for gas station owners to replace all their old card readers with Continue Reading...

Financing Equipment Purchases vs. Paying Cash

Cash or Credit? Paying interest can pay off when purchasing equipment – and help your cash work for you, too It takes more than gas or basic convenience store products to keep today’s customers coming back. And bringing in new customers or high-margin sales to increase Continue Reading...

How to Avoid Being the Victim of Hacked Fuel Pumps

Tips on preventing your dispensers from skimming attacks The number of compromised ATMs and point-of-sale devices rose 8 percent in 2017, setting a new record, according to FICO Card Alert Service, which monitors hundreds of thousands of ATMs and other readers in the U.S.  Fraudsters are developing Continue Reading...

It’s That Time Again…

Make Section 179 Work for You and Save Thousands by Financing Equipment Tax season might feel like a long way off, but there are many reasons to think about your taxes now and what you can do before January 1to reduce the taxes you’ll owe in Continue Reading...

Are Gas Station Owners Pushing Back on EMV Upgrades?

When the EMV compliant deadline for gas station and c-store owners was extended from 2017 to 2020, there were two reactions: those who were already compliant saw this as an opportunity to capture sales from customers seeking stations with upgraded, secure equipment. Many of those Continue Reading...

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