1. Security

    Protecting your child from ID theft

    A child's identity is much more valuable to thieves than an adult's because the theft will often go undetected for years. Here are steps you can take to protect your child from identity theft.

  2. Gift cards

    How to use mobile gift cards

    Mobile gift cards can slim down your wallet. They make great last-minute gifts, too.

  3. Mobile payments

    Protect your privacy while using mobile shopping apps

    If you use shopping apps on your smartphone, you may be sacrificing your privacy in ways you aren't even aware of. Here are four steps you can take to protect yourself.

  4. EMV

    EMV FAQ 1 - Do I need to swipe my EMV credit card?

    Banks are issuing new credit and debit cards with EMV computer chips, which enable more secure transactions than the traditional magnetic stripe. In the first of our four-part series on frequently asked questions about EMV cards, we find out why you may still need to swipe your card's magnetic stripe, even if it contains a chip.

Recent Videos

  1. SecurityJune 29, 2015

    Protecting your child from ID theft

    A child's identity is much more valuable to thieves than an adult's because the theft will often go undetected for years. Here are steps you can take to protect your child from identity theft.

  2. Gift cardsMay 20, 2015

    How to use mobile gift cards

    Mobile gift cards can slim down your wallet. They make great last-minute gifts, too.

  3. Mobile paymentsApril 30, 2015

    Protect your privacy while using mobile shopping apps

    If you use shopping apps on your smartphone, you may be sacrificing your privacy in ways you aren't even aware of. Here are four steps you can take to protect yourself.

  4. EMVApril 13, 2015

    EMV FAQ 1 - Do I need to swipe my EMV credit card?

    Banks are issuing new credit and debit cards with EMV computer chips, which enable more secure transactions than the traditional magnetic stripe. In the first of our four-part series on frequently asked questions about EMV cards, we find out why you may still need to swipe your card's magnetic stripe, even if it contains a chip.

  5. EMVApril 13, 2015

    EMV FAQ 2 - Do I need a PIN for my EMV credit card?

    New credit cards containing secure computer chips are being rolled out in the U.S. These EMV cards are sometimes called chip-and-PIN cards, which is confusing because you probably won't actually use a PIN like they do in other countries.

  6. EMVApril 13, 2015

    EMV FAQ 3 - Will EMV credit cards protect my online purchases?

    New credit cards containing so-called EMV chips offer enhanced security for in-store purchases but not online purchases. In our ongoing series of frequently asked questions about EMV cards, Randy Vanderhoof, head of the Smart Card Alliance, explains why.

  7. EMVApril 13, 2015

    EMV FAQ 4 - Will EMV chip cards work in NFC mobile wallets?

    Banks are issuing credit cards with enhanced security, known as EMV or chip-and-PIN cards. But what happens to that security when you use them in a mobile wallet? We asked Smart Card Alliance chief Randy Vanderhoof.

  8. Debit cardApril 10, 2015

    Debit card tip - PIN vs. signature at checkout

    When you use your debit card, you're often asked whether you want the transaction processed as "credit" or "debit." The question might better be phrased as "PIN or signature?" Here's how to choose.

  9. Credit card managementJanuary 26, 2015

    Quick guide to your credit card agreement

    Your credit card agreement can be a little overwhelming, but when signing up for a new card, it's important to know what you're getting into. We've created this short list of the most important terms to watch out for.

  10. Mobile paymentsJanuary 6, 2015

    Mobile wallet security 2015 -- is it safe to photograph your credit card?

    Mobile payments are catching on, with apps that let you upload your credit card information by photographing the card. But could snapping a photo of your card be putting you at risk for identity theft?

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