Costco, Wells Fargo, Chase and Square Reader: Credit Card Processing Rates analyzed by Merchant Services

Wells Fargo, Chase, Costo and Square Reader: Credit Card Processing, Rates compared through Merchant Services

DALLAS, TX – 25 Sep, 2015 – Merchant Resources compares its credit card merchant services to those of Square Reader, Wells Fargo Merchant Services, Chase Merchant Services and Costco Merchant Services. Merchant Services credit card processing rates save you much needed money. You don’t have to pay for an expensive machine or point of sale system.

After Merchant Resources called the 1-800 listed on each of these merchant services, a variety of differences and cost of each of these credit card merchant services have been discovered. The compilation below:

Square Reader

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 2.75% • Key Entered Rate of 3.5%

The square reader rates are extremely high, especially if your average ticket is over fifty dollars.

Wells Fargo

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 1.8% • Lease of terminal for $35 a month or purchase terminal for $500 • $75 yearly fee

Merchant Resources has been in the business for over 20 years, knowing “for a fact” that the rate, no matter what the card is, is NOT 1.8%. It seems Wells Fargo has to train their merchant services department what the actual fees are.


• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 1.38% and 19 cents • Rewards Cards Visa/MC rate of 1.99% and 19 cents • Business Cards Visa/MC rate of 2.65% and 29 cents • Foreign and Government Cards Visa/MC 3.55% and 29 cents • Lease of terminal for $30 a month for 2 years or purchase terminal for $489 • Need to be an executive Costco member, so you need to pay $110 a year

Chase Paymentech

• Base Retail Visa/MC rate of 1.99% and 25 cents • Mid qualified rate of 2.68% and 25 cents • Non qualified rate of 3.76% and 25 cents • $100 fee to get setup • $25 monthly minimum • Monthly fee of $9.95 • Free terminal with a 2 year contract

Merchant Resources offers the following:

• 1.25% for debit/credit card with no pin • 1.65% for base Visa and MasterCard, Discover • No Monthly Fees • FREE EMV Terminal with Pin Pad, Swiper for your cellular phone, or POS for restaurant

Merchant Resources offers custom quotes to fit your particular business.

To receive a free no obligation merchant account quote, visit or call 1-888-895-3129

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