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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.