Tag: debit card

‘Tis the Season!

[ 1 ] November 15, 2017 |
‘Tis the Season!

During the holidays, many of us spend more money and purchase more items than any other time of the year. Because the number of transactions we are involved in during this busy shopping season is multiplied, so are the chances that something will go wrong with a purchase …possibly FRAUD. If you have a problem, the […]

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Spring Break Fraud

[ 0 ] March 18, 2015 |
Spring Break Fraud

Spring Break Hotspots for Fraud, ID Theft When you’re having a blast on a spring break trip, the threat of identity theft or fraud is probably not the first thing on your mind. But when you’re in an unfamiliar place, and especially if you’re not paying close attention to your surroundings, you may put yourself […]

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Don’t Let Authorization Holds “Hold” You Up

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014 |
Don’t Let Authorization Holds “Hold” You Up

Written by Alice Holbrook, NerdWallet Declined. Those seven letters are enough to make any shopper using plastic break out in a cold sweat. A rejected transaction often indicates insufficient funds, but it also can be the result of an authorization hold. An authorization hold – also known as a block or preauthorization – occurs when […]

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Credit Card and Debit Card Fraud

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |
Credit Card and Debit Card Fraud

Have you ever gotten a call to verify the charges on your Debit or Credit card?  If you are like most people, you would have gotten a call at some point and came away with wondering why they decided to call on that charge.  If the charge was not yours, you may be wondering how […]

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Traveling Overseas

[ 2 ] October 21, 2013 |
Traveling Overseas

Traveling overseas can be an experience within itself. Making sure you have everything planned and questions answered. Sometimes it can be tough knowing which questions to ask. For example: Does my credit card have an international fee? Most credit cards do have a fee associated with international transactions. These can be while you are traveling […]

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