Credit cards can be a convenient way to shop. Shopping by credit card can help protect you if you buy something and the company goes out of business or your order never arrives.
Credit cards can also be lost or stolen
, or used to commit fraud
. Read our tips to learn how to protect yourself and how to dispute unauthorized charges on your card.
Also, learn how to make sense of credit card offers
and how to stop preapproved offers from filling your mail box or falling into the hands of an identity thief.