The Smart-Chip Credit Card: A Current Solution (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

The familiar magnetic stripe credit cards used for decades in the United States are being phased out. Read about the new smart-chip credit cards, designed to reduce fraud and improve security, in the March 2016 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: Personal Finance Current Events
Concepts: Consumer Protection Credit Fraud Role of Government
Resource Types: Lesson Publication
Languages: English
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