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Credit Card Fraud: Why EMV Matters in the U.S.

Robert Harrow | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Robert Harrow

We are currently in the middle of a massive technological shift - one that might be going unnoticed by most consumers. The debit and credit cards most individuals carry around in their wallets are being upgraded to a higher global standard known as EMV.

America's Transition to Chip-Enabled Credit Cards

Kari Luckett | Posted 06.30.2015 | Money
Kari Luckett

As the October 2015 deadline quickly approaches for the shift from magnetic strip cards to the new chip-enabled cards, there is some confusion about how the transition will affect consumers.

5 Best EMV Chip Cards For Your Summer Travel Plans

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 06.29.2015 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

Whether you're planning a European vacation this summer or just looking for a great travel card that also has the EMV technology, we've detailed five of the best travel rewards credit cards.

POS Breaches in 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Joe Ross | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology
Joe Ross

Take the time to find out when you can receive a debit and/or credit card with chip-and-pin technology from your financial institution. While it likely will get worse before it gets better, merchants and financial institutions are taking baby steps toward a more secure payment future.

Payments 101: How to Make Shopping More Secure

Joe Ross | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

There's a movement happening in the payments world. With so many retailer data breaches in the past year, consumers, financial institutions, retailers and security professionals are wondering, plain and simple: how can we make shopping more secure?

Magnetic Stripes, Chip-and-PIN and Chip-and-Signature: What You Need to Know

Eric Adamowsky | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Eric Adamowsky

In the aftermath of a security breach at Target that compromised more than 40 million credit and debit cards and an attack on Neiman Marcus that affected 1.1 million cards, banks, credit card providers and merchants have renewed efforts to protect payment information.

Best Credit Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fee

Curtis Arnold | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Today, with instant Internet authorizations and real-time currency conversion, it hardly seems fair to charge a foreign transaction fee. Fortunately, a growing number of banks agree.

Credit Cards With Chips: Are the Urban Legends True?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

It's no surprise that urban legends and myths have proliferated about the new EMV chip credit cards. Here are a few of the most common, along with our opinion as to their veracity.

Your Next Credit Card May Change the Way You Shop

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

For the past few years, Europe has been the testing ground for new credit card technology that could eventually render your current credit card obsolete.