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

Here’s How You Can Prepare Your Business for the Holidays: 

By |Blog, Credit Card Processing, Small Business Owner Tips|

According to the Balance, “30 percent of annual retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas.” Black Friday is a crucial time for retailers. It is also one of the highest-volume sales days of the year. Although this is a great time for revenue, it can also be a stressful time if your business is unprepared.   Here are a few things you can do to prepare your business for Black Friday and [...]


Corporate Credit Cards Burning a Hole in Your Bank Account? Read On: 

By |Blog, Credit Card Processing|

Many of the businesses we serve had previously lost hundreds of dollars on corporate credit cards due to high interchange fees.   If this sounds like you and your business, you’re clearly not alone. Businesses pay as much as 3.25 percent in interchange fees every time they process a corporate credit card. This can amount to hundreds of dollars every month.   An example of this is local Reno business, Digiprint.  Stillwater Payments loves small [...]


Honoring Our Veterans on Veterans Day & Beyond

By |Blog, Veterans|

As Veterans Day rapidly approaches, we at the office of Stillwater Payments wish to voice our support. Each of us has family, friends, and colleagues who have served. There will always be a special place in our hearts for American veterans.  What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day began 100 years ago with the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. It was known as “The War to End All [...]


The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Nevada 

By |Blog, small business|

Tonight, Halloween 2018, is sure to be a spooky, delicious, and fun event. Halloween is always exciting – there's trick-or-treating for kids, as well as events and costume parties for adults. Halloween in Nevada is especially spooky, with Haunted Houses, candy at the Governor's Mansion, the Virginia City Goblin Halloween Parade, and many other exciting events. Here’s our guide to having fun and staying safe this Halloween: For Children: Halloween will always [...]


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

By |Blog, Credit Card Processing|

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.”  [...]

Who is Jeremy Ochsner?

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

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