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A Buck A Week Now Gets SMBs A Square Contactless/Chip Card Reader

Square wants to make its newest card reader on the market a little more accessible for people with tight budgets looking for a mPOS solution for their business.

That's why Square is offering a new deal for people who want to get a card reader but don't want to dish out the $60 — by making it available for $1 a week for 60 weeks. While the $60 might not be a lot to many, Square points out in its blog post that it's doing this to make it easier for a business who is just starting to budget its money better.

"We know that cash can be tight as you are getting your business up and running, but that doesn't mean you should miss out on the best technology available," Square wrote in its post, giving a little plug for the latest payment options in the market.

"It’s no secret that contactless (tap) is the better, faster and more secure way to pay, and we want all of you to be able to offer this experience to your customers today," the blog read.

Square unveiled its new EMV/contactless card reader back in Nov. 2015, showing its attempt to keep up with the fast-changing payments industry. Calling it the "most powerful reader yet," Square noted that the perk of the reader is it's accessible for businesses of all sizes to accept any type of payment option, including Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay and more.

"We’re committed to removing barriers that stand in your way when it comes to accessing the fastest and most secure technology, and that means making it easy for you to make the switch to EMV and NFC," Square wrote.



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