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

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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 this issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   Personal Finance, Current Events
Resource Types:   Lessons, Publications
Concepts:   Consumer Protection, Credit, Fraud, Role of Government