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The Payment Source Blog

How Does Offering Prepaid Products Grow Your Business?
October 1, 2018

How Does Offering Prepaid Products Grow Your Business?

Prepaid Cards, Prepaid Products, c-stores

Being a c-store owner can be very competitive, from the location of your store to the products that you offer. You need to make sure that you offer all the products that your customers want in order to be successful in your business. That is why it is important to offer products that are innovative  and increasing in demand.

Long gone are the days that ...

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6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling To Europe
September 12, 2018

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling To Europe

cash passport, Amazon

I was planning for my European adventure; a trip I have wanted to go on since my college days, but never found the right time. Last year I decided to go for it, and the summer of 2018 was my year to travel to Europe. After a lot of research of places I wanted to see, mixed with affordable flights, I decided on Ireland, Czech, Poland, Hungary, and a 10 hour layover in Portugal which I thought was enough time to go sightseeing for the day.

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5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Navigate Tax Time
May 24, 2018

5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Navigate Tax Time

taxes

As a small business owner, you know that there’s a lot of items on your ‘to do list’ that take up your time. There simply aren’t enough hours in the day, and you’re lucky if you have the chance to pause and take a break for yourself in a regular day.  And then comes tax time. As a small business owner, tax time can sometimes feel like the proverbial straw that breaks your back. There’s a lot to do, and you need to find the time to do it. Luckily there are ...

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Empowering Inclusion in eCommerce
May 7, 2018

Empowering Inclusion in eCommerce

ecommerce, payments, alternative payments

For the majority of e-commerce history, credit cards have been practically the only way to make payments. If you didn’t have a credit card, had maxed your limit, or didn’t want to share it online, you were out of luck. In the early days, this was sufficient as there were other larger issues for online retailers to deal with such as logistics and shipping costs. As 92% of Canadians have a credit card, this was a case of ‘good enough’. But, as Bob Dylan says ...

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Government Payments: The Path To Digitization
April 3, 2018

Government Payments: The Path To Digitization

Payments Industry, payments, taxes

When one thinks of the government payments, it doesn’t necessarily conjure up thoughts of innovation or change. Government is typically slow to change, which is not always a bad thing. When it comes to public policy and what’s best for Canadian’s a bit of reflection and thought can go a long way.

At the same time, the pace of innovation and change in the private sector has increased substantially over ...

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