Buyers will be able to shop online in the EU without being blocked or automatically re-routed Traders will have to treat cross-border shoppers in the same way as local ones, charging them the same prices 63% of websites assessed do not let shoppers buy from another EU country Streaming of music, audiovisual content and games not yet included Online shoppers are to get broader and easier access to products, hotel bookings, car rentals and tickets for events which are sold in another EU country. New rules will ban "geo-blocking" of consumers browsing websites in another EU member state. This will allow them to choose from which website they buy goods or services without being blocked or automatically re-routed to a site linked to their place of residence. Traders will have to treat online shoppers from another EU country in the same way as local ones. They must be granted access to the same prices or terms of sale. Treating shoppers differently based on the place of issuance of a credit … [Read more...] about What the (Almost) End of Credit Card Signatures Means for You
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While we were dating, the credit versus debit difference didn’t really matter: Money-wise, we could each do our own thing. But as soon as we got married, I knew I had to convince him that my approach was the better choice. After all, if his debit card got stolen, the thief could potentially drain our joint bank account, so my money was at stake, too. … [Read more...] about How (and Why) I Persuaded My Husband to Switch to a Credit Card
Will the card tempt you to overspend? Woroch says she once had a Gap credit card that led her to buy more clothes than she needed. “I kept getting rewards toward Gap, so would get clothes. It got me in the habit of buying things I didn’t need,” she says. That leads to the next question: … [Read more...] about Are You and That Branded Credit Card Meant for Each Other?
A happy ending After my own late-payment blunder, I immediately set up automatic payments on my card. I also emailed customer service and asked that the $27 late fee be waived. I explained that it had happened by accident and that I hadn’t previously paid late. Within a few days, I received an email back saying that the late fee charge had been reversed. Thanks to my newly automated payments, I haven’t missed another due date since. … [Read more...] about How to Never Miss a Credit Card Payment Again