Fri, 7 August 2015
We Americans are addicted to our credit and debit cards. So what’s the difference? A credit card is essentially a loan to the cardholder that allows you buy things now and pay later. A debit card lets you make purchases by electronically accessing the money in your checking or savings account. In her third segment of a series of reports on consumer protection, reporter Mary Lou Cooper gets a crash course in Plastic 101 from the New Mexico Attorney General’s office.