Banks play the merchant fee game


Last year we approached our bank about Visa and MasterCard fees and were knocked bank. They would not budge from 1.445%. Last week we told them of an offer of .9% from another back. They matched it. It says something about how much they appreciate us that we don’t get a deal until someone else offers it first.

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I own a software company and a newsagency in Victoria, Australia. You can reach me on +61 418 321 338 or mark[at]

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