During the week, I often make stops after work to pick up a few things — milk, groceries for the night, toiletries and/or an impulse clearance find. On several occasions after swiping my card for these items, I wasn’t prompted to sign for my purchase. I had the terminal pen in hand, all ready to sign on that magnetic terminal pad. But instead, the cashier handed me a receipt and said I was “good to go.”
Have you ever voluntarily handed over your credit card to someone else for them to use? I have, maybe you have too. Despite all the worries about credit card fraud, a new survey shows that handing over your card for someone else to use is a common practice, but I didn’t realize how common until I surveyed CreditCards.com staffers.