What to Know About EMV Credit Cards


EMV credit cards are now being distributed to U.S. credit-holders. But why?

The new technology is already in place in Europe, and the U.S. is following their lead. It also protects against credit thieves.

Instead of swiping EMV credit cards, you need to insert them in a reader. This process is not as fast as swiping so be prepared to be patient.

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