What that new credit card with a chip means for you

Recently, U.S. banks have been issuing EMV chip-enabled credit cards. This is not strictly a travel issue, but, because I cover reward credit cards and because there are definite advantages to EMV cards for Americans traveling overseas, I feel compelled to touch on this shift. Today I offer a primer on the background of this change and how the new cards will impact and benefit you, the user. 

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