5 PLACES NOT TO USE YOUR DEBIT CARD
1.) The pump
Card skimmers at gas stations are on the rise. Use your credit card at the pump for an added layer of protection.
2.) Isolated ATMs
Never use a secluded ATM in an empty store. These isolated ATMs are prime targets for hackers.
3.) A new location
When on vacation, think before you swipe. You don’t know the area and you don’t know who can be trusted. It’s best to use a credit card or cash.
4.) Large purchases
If springing for a big-ticket item, use your credit card. If your card has a rewards program tied to it, you’ll earn a little in return for your buy.
Unless your restaurant has a tableside payment system, use a credit card or cash. Once it’s out of your hand, it’s out of your control!
Use your debit card with caution and stay ahead of hackers and identity thieves!