Official Leap Payments Blog

Welcome to the Leap Payments blog. The top source for credit card processing and merchant service news. From terminals to new laws, we cover what is most important for merchants.


No Signature Required: Merchants Look to Remove from Receipts

In an age of instant commerce, credit card companies are looking for ways to compete with one-swipe technologies. One surefire way to shorten the checkout lines has already been implemented by AMEX, Discover and MasterCard – no signature required. Visa is joining the “signature not required” club, meaning that the speed of credit card processing […]


High Risk Merchant Account For Your Business

In today’s increasingly cashless society, businesses must have the capability to process credit and debit card payments to serve their customers. However, many businesses in industries deemed as “high risk”, by banks and other entities offering credit card processing accounts, struggle to obtain service. By understanding why a high risk merchant might be considered high […]


Gunbroker Credit Card Processing Payment Options

Although we are yet to reach a stage where paper cash is outdated, nowadays an increasing number of business transactions rely on credit cards. According to Community Merchants USA, in 2016 only 26% of transactions were conducted with cash; and this number is projected to decline to less than 22 % in 2018. So, if you are a […]


Introducing: The Poynt 5 Mobile Payment Terminal

Whether your business travels to customer premises to conduct transactions, works out of a small compact area with limited space for a full cash register, or moves from one location to the next regularly, it makes sense to make the leap to a mobile payment terminal. With mobile terminals, it’s easy to accept payments anywhere. […]


High Risk Merchant Account: The Ultimate Guide For Approval

A merchant account is important for any business. If you’re ready to accept credit card payments, there are options for setting up an account, even if your business is high risk. Yet many payment processors and their banks are wary of high risk credit card processing. There are some processors that claim to be high […]