What’s in your wallet? The guy next to you may know.

As we move farther and farther away from cash to electronic methods of payments we must be continuously vigilant in their security.

The thieves are getting smarter, and we too must try to stay one step ahead of them.  Unfortunately, it is too easy for a thief to "skim" your card and go on a shopping spree for themselves.  And unlike cash, when a thief gets a hold of your electronic information you are at risk of not just losing that $20 in your wallet, but the entire balance in your account.

This article from the Wall Street Journal gives some good advice on what steps to take to protect yourself.

 

About Anthony Candella

Anthony is the founder and Directing Attorney of YourCreditAttorney.com and has been helping consumers just like you understand and improve your credit and financial situation since 2003.