Blog 2018-09-30T17:51:10+00:00

If Your Small Business Needs Gift Cards for the Holidays – the Time is Now

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It’s the end of October and the Winter Holidays are right around the corner. What do they bring with them? The eternal problem of gift giving. Here are some important numbers: According to the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Proper Insights, 56 percent of shoppers in 2016 planned to use gift cards as gifts. In 2015, according to, gift cards ranked the number one most favorable holiday gift. Over $100 Billion is spent [...]


Here’s our guide for what to do on Nevada Day 2018

By |Blog, small business|

Local small business owners are the backbone of Nevada. We couldn’t be prouder to celebrate Nevada Day this year knowing it is also a celebration of you – business owners. This year’s Nevada Day Parade is in honor of a very special and relevant field: economics. The theme is “A State of Economic Diversity”. The purpose is to celebrate the many commercial fields that make Nevada prosper. Ken Hamilton is the Executive Director of the Nevada Day [...]


Tips for Navigating Today’s Housing Market

By |Blog, Small Business Owner Tips|

The Reno-Sparks housing market is the tightest it has been in years, causing difficulties for both buyers and sellers.   According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “...the string of record highs illustrates the challenges of a market faced with tight housing supply.  The Reno-Sparks median price is up 10 percent from the same period last year.  However, the total unit sales of 555 in July 2018 is down 21 percent year-over-year.”  [...]


Our Virtual Terminal Saves Real Businesses Real Money

By |B2B, Blog, Credit Card Processing|

Businesses come to us all the time, asking how we can save them money. It’s tough being a small business owner and every penny counts. We know this. This is why we strive to give our clients the tools they need to save the most money.  Stillwater Payment’s Virtual Terminal is one of the many examples of how our technology can save real businesses money. A nice success story comes from RAM Discount Office and Computer Supplies.   Background:  RAM [...]


Free Credit Card Processing, is it Real?

By |Blog, Credit Card Processing|

      Yes, free credit card processing is real. Try our no risk, Reverse My Fees Program.  In the past merchants would charge a convenience fee when a credit card was used. Typically, a person sees these types of fees online for ticket purchases to events. However, the card brands, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express have authorized a Cash Discount Program or surcharge, depending upon the state. The [...]


EMV Mobile Credit Card Payments

By |Blog, Mobile Payments For Credit Card Processing|

EMV Mobile Credit Card payments are now available on your favorite smartphone or tablet. Features: Bluetooth EMV Reader will swipe also Calculates Sales Tax Accept Tips Reverse My Fees  Key Enter without reader with AVS for best processing rates Images:                                                 Call us to get started accepting [...]


Credit Card Terminal Now Has EMV Certified Lodging Application

By |Credit Card Processing|

Available now, credit card terminal now has EMV certified lodging application. EMV-Certified Lodging Terminal   Lodging & Hospitality Payment Solution The Apollo terminal is the industry’s only EMV-certified terminal solution to support important lodging segment features.  Hotel owners can now accept payments via the latest technology and avoid costly chargebacks related to the EMV liability shift. Apollo AIO All-in-One Payment Terminal Apollo AIO running the Equinox Voyager application is the [...]

Who is Jeremy Ochsner?

CEO, Stillwater Payments | Helping clients reduce processing fees and avoid rate increases and egregious lease schemes

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