Monthly Archives: March 2020

Fintech: Centralized Payment Data for Merchants

You are a merchant. You have a business. You want your accounting team to be able to streamline their work as much as possible. Their roles are becoming more complicated with the growth of an online business, international business, and the demands of customers wanting to know about their accounts immediately. Accounts payable managers face […]

Traditional Banking and Fintech Companies

Innovation has transformed the financial services industry in the last twenty years. Technology has changed everything. Traditional banking models are being left behind with the rise of financial technology (fintech). The term fintech refers to software and other modern technologies used by businesses that provide automated and improved financial services.  Fintech companies are a result […]

Handling Money and Credit Cards: Is Hand Sanitizer Enough?

Yes, money is covered in germs. No, coronavirus isn’t making it worse. Amid the reports of COVID-19 about symptoms, statistics, protective gear shortages, school closures and more, you may hear an occasional tidbit or two about the safety of handling money or credit cards. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization […]

We’re Here for You: Business As Usual While Working from Home

Many companies are having their workers login remotely and work from home, and CMS and Nexio are doing the same. (CDC and COVID-19) To reach us, you don’t have to use smoke signals or send a carrier pigeon! You can call, email, slack, zoom, or text. Fun fact: We have a small group of employees […]

Mitigating the Headaches and Risks Involved with Payments

Behind every payment transaction is a complex process that involves banks, cardholders, merchants, payment service providers, and payment processors. Each step is complicated, involving security and protection of data, processing transaction information, and accepting or declining the customer’s payment. Many merchants avoid researching all the steps, and rely on a payment hub, like Nexio, to […]

Benefits of Using Multiple Gateways

When your electricity goes out, do you have a back-up plan? Do you have a generator or solar panels? How much power will you need? Can you live on just battery-powered devices? As we are focused on the world-wide pandemic of COVID-19, we should also think of the “power” of having a back-up plan for […]

6 Best Tips for Your New Remote Team

As a measure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, many companies have asked their employees to work from home. While many companies already have remote work policies, this may be a new situation for many managers. How will you manage your team as they work from home? What are the best practices for managing […]

Open Communication Amid a Crisis

Crisis communication is probably flooding your inbox. You are getting massive information about closures, CDC and WHO recommendations, and even some clever memes about toilet paper and baby wipes. In this time of worry about COVID-19, you can also take a proactive approach to your company communications. Even sharing that you are working on a […]

Tips for the Employer and Employee for Remote Work

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, working from home has been offered to many employees where possible. Companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook have asked their employees to work from home if they can. Some jobs require in-person workers, like retail and service businesses. But if you are part of the workforce that could […]