Hundreds of financial institutions issue credit cards to millions of individuals.
1What Are The Stats?
Today, more than 77% of U.S. consumers carry one or more credit cards, and nearly three quarters of cardholders use them for holiday shopping. Credit card fraud is more frequent than ever. Nearly 32 million 3 U.S. consumers were victimized by credit card breaches last year, with the holiday shopping season a particularly vulnerable time.
Not all issuers — and credit or debit cards — are the same.