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Hey travelers, are these new chip cards a “joke”?

The way Americans spend money is on the verge of its biggest change in decades, but the drumbeat of doubters continues to get louder.

New chip-enabled credit cards are slowly getting into consumers’ hands in advance of a looming deadline later this year. But a Walmart executive said U.S. chip cards are a “joke,” and a new report examining other countries’ changeovers suggests criminals around the globe merely switched tactics and kept right on stealing from consumers’ accounts.
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Are gift cards ethical?

Seventy-two dollars and sixty-four cents.

That’s how much was on the AMC Theatres gift card my wife found in a grocery store parking lot.

First thought: we scored – let’s go to the movies!

Second thought: I’d sure hate to lose a gift card with $72.46 on it.

What to do?
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