Monica Eaton-Cardone

Monica Eaton-Cardone

COO, Founder, Owner Chargebacks911

Monica Eaton-Cardone is an entrepreneur and business leader with expertise in technology, e-commerce, risk relativity and payment-processing solutions.

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Things to Consider When Selecting an Online Payment Processor ...

For a business to accept credit and debit card payments, they will need to first secure a payment processor. While that seems simple at first glance, it can be much more complicated than most merchants realize.

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Women's Woes: Impostor Syndrome, Minority Status, & FinTech

No, women aren't the only ones battling the "impostor syndrome" and the perceptual challenges of being a minority (by gender) in the workplace. And they're surely not the only ones grappling with the disruptive rise of FinTech, but these three topics are clearly entwined.

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Will Europe Digital Single Market increase fraud and chargebacks?

Monica Eaton-Cardone, Chargebacks911: The Digital Single Market will cause earning potential to skyrocket—but fraud and chargebacks will surge too. Are you prepared?

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Chargebacks911: E-stores lose over USD 40 billion annually to ...

Monica Eaton-Cardone: Merchants need the opportunity to customize their risk management strategy and determine an appropriate threshold for fraud exposure
Merchants have seen the percentage of total revenue dedicated to fraud and chargebacks rising steadily for the past several years. Handling chargebacks is a time consuming and costly process for merchants. What causes the inefficiencies and lack of transparency?

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First, the Binge, Then the Hangover. On Tuesday, 'Chargeback Day ...

Merchants are quite familiar with days like “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday,” but now they’re waking up to a much less joyful day—“Chargeback Tuesday.” It’s the day when merchants, and online sellers in particular, get hit with the highest number of chargebacks they’ll see in a single day this year, according to Chargebacks911, a Clearwater, Fla.-based company that helps merchants manage chargebacks and chargeback fraud.

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Online Shopping Practices to Avoid Cyber Scams - AARP

We've come to expect convenience, speed and selection — not to mention deals — when shopping online. And we can expect purchases will arrive in days — if not hours.

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Fraud prevention: challenges and opportunities – 2017 predictions

The Paypers has invited various thought leaders to share their views on 2017 predictions regarding security threats and fraud management solutions

Monica Eaton-Cardone, Global Risk Technologies: Criminal fraud, in the form of unauthorised transactions, will remain an ever-present threat

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eCommerce Social Media: 4 Trends for 2017

Frank Capra once said “Don’t follow trends, start trends”. This is sound advice. However, in the social media world, staying on top of current trends is vital to a successful eCommerce online presence. Social media trends are ever-changing. What dominates the social media scene in 2017? Here’s what a few pros had to say:

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The Global Information Technology Report 2012 - in pdf

With a new year upon us, it’s time to examine what is on the horizon for online retail. Where will the eCommerce environment lead us in 2017? What emerging technologies will prove to alter the way in which we conduct business? What practices are now outdated and how will retailers need to adjust for future success?

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Ai Editorial: Shielding card-not-present transactions with customized KPIs - Ai

Airlines need to create their own fraud mitigation strategy, set up customized KPIs in conjunction with detailed data analysis to protect themselves, writes Ai’s Ritesh Gupta. Are merchants, acquirers, issuers etc. equipped with necessary arsenal to combat card fraud? Is the card-not-present environment still susceptible to fraud? As a specialist in this arena, Chargebacks911’s COO, Monica Eaton-Cardone says payment card fraud will always be an issue—it will never be completely mitigated.

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GUEST COMMENT Which industries are hit hardest by chargebacks and what can be done? - InternetRetailing

During 2015, UK online retailers took over £114bn in sales, a figure expected to rise to £126bn by the end of 2016. Convenience to pay and shop almost anywhere and anytime is fuelling unprecedented levels of online spending.

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How blockchain will affect financial services employment.

Every so often, a new technological development comes along which revolutionizes the financial services industry. Not since the introduction of the internet – more than two decades ago – has any force promised to shake-up the industry with as much force as blockchain. The same technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain is now finding new applications in financial services.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Processing Online Payments

It’s understood that when a customer swipes a card or enters payment information online, funds will ultimately move from the customer’s account to the merchant’s. But, how do the funds move from one account to another? How long does it take? Are there costs involved?

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Struggling Pinellas high school students earn cash for improved grade

Glasco is one of 23 Clearwater High students who last spring participated in Get Paid for Grades, a program created by Monica Eaton-Cardone, a Clearwater business owner, to motivate and support underachieving students by giving them cash incentives, paying for their tutors and donating to the school. The program expanded this fall to 171 committed students across four Pinellas County high schools: Clearwater, Dixie Hollins, Boca Ciega and Pinellas Park.

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The Evolution of the Credit Card: From Paper to Plastic to Virtual

These days, credit cards are nearly ubiquitous. In fact, there were an estimated 18.08 billion credit and debit cards in circulation in 2015—that’s nearly 2.5 cards for every person alive on the planet.