June 10, 2015
In today’s age, you can never be too careful with your information. That goes not only for shoppers, but also for merchants. In the past year, hackers breached credit card processing systems at major retailers including Target and Home Depot, accessing sensitive customer data. Online identity theft can jeopardize a person’s credit and many cases are never fully resolved. When it comes to financial information and the internet, prevention is the best cure. Here are 3 ways to safeguard your financial data: Watch Out for Wireless Networks It may seem convenient to get your banking done at an airport, coffee...Read more
June 3, 2015
On October 15, 2015, the world of credit card processing will change forever. This is the date when responsibility for credit card fraud shifts from credit card companies to merchants who do not have EMV. For small businesses, this shift can be catastrophic – unless you invest in the right credit card processor for your business. What is EMV? EMV is a new payment system adopted worldwide that involves inserting microprocessor chips into debit and credit cards so that they are less vulnerable to fraudulent transactions. While the technology isn’t new, it is widely used in other countries and has...Read more
April 24, 2015
As the payment credit card processor to hundreds of limo operators nationwide, we want to inform you of a major fraudulent scam going around the industry that is negatively affecting operators. Scammers are booking trips and giving a credit card for payment, but the credit card declines. When operators reach out to inform the potential passenger of their declined card, the passenger tells the operator that he will call them back as there should be nothing wrong with the card so he is going to call his bank. Then the passenger/scammer calls the operator back and says the bank gave him an authorization code to...Read more
March 31, 2015
Moorpark, Calif. —Chosen Payments, one of the leading providers of credit card processing in ground transportation, has formed partnerships with two of the industry’s most popular software providers: FASTTRAK Cloud Technologies and Livery Coach Solutions. “These partnerships were long awaited and we are excited to roll out many benefits that will greatly increase the revenue of our mutual clients. FASTTRAK has done a fantastic job cornering a specific sector of the industry and we are honored to be their partner and carry through their good name. Livery Coach serves a lot of the medium to large operators that we were...Read more
February 26, 2015
This infographic shows how EMV cards work to prevent credit card fraud.
February 11, 2015
Moorpark, Calif. — Chosen Payments, one of the nation’s leading providers of credit card processing, has received the First Data President’s Club award for a third consecutive year. First Data, the world’s largest credit card processor, has honored Chosen Payments with its highest achievement due to Chosen Payments’ year-over-year growth in 2013-2014. “With over 500 percent growth over the past few years, Chosen Payment continues to set the foundation for continued evolution and high acquisition rates,” says Chosen Payments CEO Jeff Brodsly. “To make it to the President’s Club three years in a row—a three-peat—is beyond special to me. One...Read more
January 14, 2015
Our CEO, Jeff Brodsly, was featured several times in the January 2015 issue of Chauffeur Driven Magazine for his service and charity to the limousine industry.
December 4, 2014
Reducing payment card fraud is the main motivation for the migration to EMV cards. Because of the recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, etc, banks have accelerated plans to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from continuing to steal consumers' account information. Here's what EMV means for your business and what to do about it.
November 12, 2014
If you’ve ever wanted to hear the Chosen Payments story, now you can. Chauffeur Driven Magazine honored us with a feature story in their latest issue. Thanks to Chris, Madeleine, and the entire CD team for the love and support. Click the link below to access the free digital edition and go to page 70 to read the piece: Chauffeur Driven Magazine November 2014 Digital Edition
November 12, 2014
Credit card chargebacks can cause major headaches for merchants. If a customer disputes a transaction for whatever reason, you will have to go through a complicated process that costs you fees as well as losing the sale.