Why is Redundancy Important for High-Risk Merchant Services?


    A smart business owner prepares for anything. Cash flow might take a dip, your website might experience issues, or you may find yourself without the ability to process payments. The first two scenarios are hard to control, but a redundancy plan for your high-risk merchant services is a must. The account prevents losses that will inevitably occur if you find yourself without payment processing out of the blue.

    Redundancy is essential for high-risk merchant services. In essence, redundancy means you have a backup processing account ready to roll. Having redundancy in this manner means you will always have a way for customers to pay for your business.

    Other than the above, there are more benefits to redundancy. Read on to learn more!

    Bulletproofs Your Business

    One of the main perks of redundancy in high-risk merchant services is it gives your business a way always to be online. It also eliminates a significant weakness in your business flow. Without the ability to process payments, your company is in the red.

    To maximize your backup merchant account, ask how fast it can be “switched on” if needed. Ideally, the redundant account is easily accessible. It should also integrate with a payment gateway platform you are familiar with. This reduces downtime due to a learning curve.

    Simply put, having a secondary high-risk merchant services account allows your business always to have a payment solution at the helm.

    Current Solution for Tomorrow’s Problem

    There is no business free from challenges. Being able to navigate a change with your high-risk merchant services account with ease provides you the ultimate emergency plan. If you do not have redundant processing in place, you will find yourself scrambling if your business account is shut down.  You will not only miss out on income; you might be conned into a long-term contract or unreasonably high fees given the desperate situation you find yourself in. Worst case scenario, if you are not able to locate a new merchant account quickly, you might be forced to close your doors.

    Keep these nightmares at bay by proactively setting up a redundant high-risk merchant services account. Ready to start? Payment Savvy will expertly guide you through the process. Since 2010, our specialty has been providing innovative and influential high-risk merchant services to businesses across the country. Trust our carefully crafted banking relationships to get your redundancy account set up with ease.

    Responsible for keeping Payment Savvy running like a well-oiled machine, Eli has extensive experience with everything related to technology and financial services. Maintaining back-end operations efficient and productive isn't his only strong suit, Eli is also a key component of our sales team and is in constant pursuit of perfection. In charge of ground-breaking partnerships, he is always on the lookout for the next innovative product offering for our Savvy clientele. Eli's knowledge of the payment processing cycle and critical compliance standards ensure our customer base always has an educated and expert opinion if needed.


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