Surviving Financial Crises

Identity Theft

How can I use my credit card to prevent identity theft?

You may contact your credit card company to place daily or monthly limits on how much can be spent on the card. Use a separate credit card for these transactions. Your credit card company may also offer alerts when your daily spending exceeds a certain limit that you decide to place on the card, and they will email you whenever that limit is reached. This way, you will know long before you receive your statement if there are any fraudulent charges.


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