Credit Card http://kplu.org en Consumers May Start Seeing More-Secure ‘Chip’ Credit Cards In 2014 http://kplu.org/post/consumers-may-start-seeing-more-secure-chip-credit-cards-2014 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Northwest banks say 2014 may be the year consumers start to see a new generation of credit cards that are less prone to fraud. The cards are already in use in Canada, Mexico and countries in Europe and Asia. Experts say they could have protected U.S. consumer data in the recent security breach at Target stores.</span></p><p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 18:04:08 +0000 Jessica Robinson 12172 at http://kplu.org Consumers May Start Seeing More-Secure ‘Chip’ Credit Cards In 2014 Dutch man charged with stealing Washington credit cards http://kplu.org/post/dutch-man-charged-stealing-washington-credit-cards <p>Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old Dutch national coordinated the theft of about 44,000 credit card numbers worldwide, including some from the Boeing Employees Credit Union, by hacking into the sales system of businesses.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:13:04 +0000 The Associated Press 5246 at http://kplu.org Dutch man charged with stealing Washington credit cards Should you use debit or credit? http://kplu.org/post/should-you-use-debit-or-credit <p>When you&#39;re not paying with cash, do you prefer a credit card or a debit card?</p><p>Organizations such as the <a href="http://alaskaoregonwesternwashington.bbb.org/article/Debit-Card-Dangers-32557">Better Business Bureau</a> and <a href="http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/money/credit-loan/debit-cards/the-dark-secrets-of-debit-9-07/overview/the-dark-secrets-of-debit-ov.htm">Consumer Reports</a> prefer the security of credit cards.&nbsp;</p><p>On this week&#39;s Money Matters, financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer agree that credit cards offer the most security and benefits, but find debit cards still have a useful role to play.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4196 at http://kplu.org Should you use debit or credit?