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Lead Story

Securing a place for EMV in the USA

Patti Murphy
The Takoma Group

News

Industry Update

PCI seeks ISO nominations for advisory board

A new wave of mobility

Defying the dragons

Cyber security concerns

Features

GS Advisory Board:
Game changers for 2011 - Part 1

The power of selling at the top

Research Rundown

Selling Prepaid

Prepaid in brief

A phone card opportunity calls

Jeffrey Shavitz
Charge Card Systems Inc.

Will gift cards no longer be sold in New Jersey?

Views

What does a processor do?

Brandes Elitch
CrossCheck Inc.

Education

Street SmartsSM:
Gaining wisdom from mistakes

Ken Musante
Eureka Payments LLC

Approaching Asia

Donna Sesto Neary
Payvision

Leads, leads, leads - Part 1: Lead generation

Peggy Bekavac Olson
Strategic Marketing

PCI vendor selection

Tim Cranny
Panoptic Security Inc.

The risks of riding the gravy train

Jeff Fortney
Clearent LLC

Company Profile

USA ePay

New Products

Receipt paper takes on the rainbow

Colored receipt paper rolls
POS Supply Solutions

Inspiration

Thriving in a multicultural environment

Departments

10 Years ago in
The Green Sheet

Forum

Resource Guide

Datebook

A Bigger Thing

The Green Sheet Online Edition

February 14, 2011  •  Issue 11:02:01

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Forum

An upbeat message

There's been a lot of doom and gloom going on here and around the world, which can easily dampen our zeal as we enter a brand new year. However, we do have a lot to be thankful for, and no one can say it better than Mr. Paul Green, President and CEO of The Green Sheet Inc. He wrote:

"At this time of year, the holiday gatherings are coming to an end, wrapping paper is in the recycle bin, retailers have marked down leftover merchandise and many folks are giving thought to the approaching year. But before making plans for the year to come, how about appreciating the year you have just lived?

"If you are reading The Green Sheet, it is likely you are working in the payments industry - a major blessing in these tough times. While nothing is perfect, in life or in the workplace, the fact that you have been able to provide financially for yourself and your family should give you a sublime feeling of accomplishment and peace of mind."

Here is the rest of the article:

www.greensheet.com/emagazine.php?story_id=2244..

Thank you, Mr. Green; I really needed that!

SLICK STREETMAN
GS Online MLS Forum member

Slick,

It is gratifying to know that you were uplifted by "It's a fine life, isn't it," by Paul H. Green, The Green Sheet, Dec. 27, 2010, issue 10:12:02. Thank you for taking the time to write about it.

Editor

The state of leasing

I'm working on a project and would like to know if you have a list of top terminal leasing companies. I'd like to know their ranking and what each company's volume is.

Dina Wray
Student

Dina,

We don't maintain a ranking of leasing companies, nor do we know what their leasing volumes are. Our Resource Guide and display ads contain contact information for leasing companies that advertise with us. If you get in touch with them, they may be willing to share some information about their businesses to help with your project.

Editor

Debit and credit processing

I'm new to the industry and want to understand the different ways credit and debit cards are processed. Can you point me to some good information about this?

Tom Galleon
Superior Service Payment Co. Inc.

Tom,

We have a wealth of information about card processing in our archives. You might enjoy "The convergence of traditional and alternative payments," The Green Sheet, Jan. 10, 2011, issue 11:01:01. Our quarterly GSQ might be of use, as well. Begin with The interchange road map, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2006, and In search of knowledge: The new basics, Vol. 11, No. 3, September 2008.

Also, we are researching an article for the Feb. 28, 2011, issue of The Green Sheet that will address your very question, and more. So stay tuned.

Editor

Call us, write us

Would you like us to cover a particular topic? Is there someone you consider an industry leader? Did you like or dislike a recent article in The Green Sheet? What do you think of our latest GSQ? Email your comments and feedback to greensheet@greensheet.com or call us at 800-757-4441.

Notice to readers: These are archived articles. Contact names or information may be out of date. We regret any inconvenience.

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